Business Development Executive

The purpose of the role is to actively develop new business development opportunities with employers in the local Oldham area and GM region.

The suitable candidate will be required to build close relationships with clients to understand their training needs and develop solutions in line with their findings.

This role will be focused on contributing to the College’s apprenticeship growth, and therefore candidates will be required to develop and deliver on ideas focused on increasing employer engagement and candidate applications.

The candidate will be a self-starter and keen to excel in a competitive GM apprenticeship market.

The business advisor will perform the sales activity to win new business and maintain existing accounts for the college.

Knowledge of the apprenticeship scheme would be a great advantage, as well as your ability to quickly build relationships with a wide variety of people.

Based at the main Oldham Campus with easy Metrolink access, you will have access to great benefits and be supported by some amazing colleagues.

Great Holiday allowance of 32 days plus  Bank Holidays plus 2 weeks at Christmas 

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.