Westminster Adult Education Service

Head of External Partnerships

London (Central), London (Greater)
£46,293 - £49,203 per annum
10 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Job Function
Strategy and Planning
Contract Type
Full Time

Westminster Adult Education Service is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our further education qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community based provision. If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you. 

As a current Grade 2 Ofsted provider we are on our journey to outstanding and want someone to join the leadership team with a vision of attaining excellence in all we do.

Head of External Partnerships £46,293 to £49,203

The role:

To provide outstanding strategic leadership, working cross-service to develop the Service’s bid management activities, identifying income growth opportunities and winning cross-service bid proposals from alternative funding sources.

You will ensure new funding opportunities are proactively identified and bids are successfully tendered for within a clear and consistent bid management framework and that new income targets are met and the Service rebalances it reliance on government funded income.

About you:

You must have significant experience of procurement, contract and financial management and a demonstrable track record of bidding for and securing funding from a variety of sources and experience of meeting the requirements of external funding agencies and other key stakeholders in delivering a service.

Please quote ED/WAES/863 in all correspondence for this role.

What We Offer:

The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.

The closing date for this posts is 9am 28 June 2019.

Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Friday 5 July and Thursday 11 July.