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.
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.
To apply for this post, please visit our website.
The closing date for this post is 9am 28 June 2019.
Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Friday 5 July and Thursday 11 July.
Westminster Adult Education Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.