Nottingham College

Strategic Business Partner (1 year fixed term maternity cover)

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£34,644 - £38,964 per annum
30 Sep 2021
20 Oct 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Sales and Marketing
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Discounts
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


  • Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JZ

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Directly and through the management of a small team, the Strategic Business Partner will provide strategic account management to large and small employers, to assist in the planning of their workforce recruitment and training needs. Responsible for stretching financial targets, this role will deliver significant growth to the college through generating new business predominantly via apprenticeships and commercial training opportunities.

The post holder will act as an ambassador for training and skills and the impact this makes to businesses, the economy and individuals’ occupational opportunities. Provide employers with outstanding service, being their trusted adviser in respect of their learning and development plans. Showing a keen awareness of labour market information and the local needs of the economy and automotive sector you will contribute to planning of the work-based products and educational offer. You will lead and motivate a small team to consistently achieve and overreach challenging income targets.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact David Higham on 07885 221455 or email

Interviews/assessments are planned for 2nd November 2021

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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