Kirklees College

Business Development Advisor

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£24,232 - £25,713 pa
14 Nov 2022
27 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you already working in education and looking for a new challenge? Or employed in industry and looking to work more closely with your community?

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you'll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We're already a successful college, but we're continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Business Development Advisor you’ll predominantly be based at the Waterfront Quarter and your focus will be on the growth of apprenticeships and commercial activity.

Your key responsibilities will be building and maintaining relationships with employers, partners and curriculum areas and achieving targets and KPIs by effectively managing your workload.

Ideally, you’ll have demonstrable knowledge of government funded training and experience in working with employers and other key stakeholders. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Hours / Weeks: 37 hours, 52 weeks

Proposed Interview Date: Monday 5th December.

When applying please ensure your CV and supporting statements (matching your skills to the attached job description) are anonymised besides your full name.

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact

Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce.

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