2 Positions at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 3 December 2020)

2 Positions at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 3 December 2020)

2 Positions at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 3 December 2020)

Lead Adviser , System Strengthening at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 3 December 2020)

Education Development Trust’s work in System Strengthening involves advice, support and/or interventions intended to improve the effectiveness of bodies such as ministries or inspectorates (and their decentralised branches/implementation agencies at regional and local levels) which have oversight of education systems. It focuses on improving teaching and learning quality across the entire school system (at scale).

The key job objectives include:

– Act as the senior technical expert for the delivery of consultancy assignments or large-scale programmes relevant to System Strengthening.
– Lead and manage teams for the delivery of consultancy assignments.
– Develop core methods, drawing out key insights and learnings from the roleholder’s at scale programme delivery work and drawing on wider international evidence including our public research.
– Lead or contribute to R&D projects and support R&D impact reporting where required.
– Support the embedding of core methods for System Strengthening, reporting to the Head of Consultancy Delivery, including methods statements and related assets.
– Ensure new opportunities in System Strengthening are won using our core methods, where necessary quality assuring technical aspects of both consultancy and larger bids.
– Represent the organisation as a genuine thought-leader in System Strengthening.
– Support the development of strong client relationships as a basis for growth, building direct relationships and support key stakeholders, including Regional Directors, to strengthen relationships with key clients.
– Support the development and implementation of the Trust’s business development strategy, supporting market analysis and strategy development, advising R&D and Research teams on trends and directions in international education relevant to System Strengthening.

The successful post-holder will have:

– demonstrable professional expertise related to education reform at scale and System Strengthening, with associated understanding of education policy and strategic planning, capacity development and reform processes internationally.
– knowledge of the disciplines relevant to the operation of a consultancy business – business development, marketing, financial management, project management.
– proven experience as a delivery expert in System Strengthening.
– significant experience of managing a portfolio of projects or a complex programme in the proposition area, with the ability to manage a changing portfolio in line with client needs.
– experience of successful business and strategy development, including at least two of: market analysis, strategy development, product development, thought leadership and client positioning, client relationship management, proposal development, partnership development.
– proven senior people management and leadership experience.
– excellent representational, negotiation, influence and interpersonal skills.
– have the ability to think strategically, investigating and delivering fit-for-purpose solutions.
– strong stakeholder management skills, including the ability to influence at senior management level and to work collaboratively across organisational departments.

In return we offer 30 days annual leave, a 6% matched pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits, excellent training, and family friendly policies to support flexible working.

Application process: Towards the bottom of this page you can download the job description and apply. Once you click apply you will be required to complete an online application form and upload your CV.

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

About the organisation

Education Development Trust is a leading education services charity working in over 80 countries.  We have over 50 years’ experience delivering high impact large-scale education programmes, influential consultancy and running and a global public education research programme. Together, these enable us to help transform school systems worldwide and fulfil Education Development Trust’s mission.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About the role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Principal Business Development Consultant to join our Strategic Growth team.

We are proud to employ a rich mix of educationalists and other professionals around the world.  As well as our teachers and school leaders, all our people are passionate about education – from accountants to researchers and from analysts to project managers.

Consultants within Education Development Trust  fulfil a number of functions.  They provide technical expertise for developing our education solutions and methods.  They support our engagement with clients, ensuring we are suitably positioned for new opportunities.  They take a technical and strategic lead on business development for large-scale opportunities through our Strategic Growth team, and they also deliver commercial work through the Consultancy team.

We are currently seeking a PRINCIPAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT focused on business development. They will work within our Strategic Growth team to play a leading role securing new, high-value and strategically important opportunities for the Education Services Group within the Trust. This will be achieved through providing oversight and quality assurance across a number of our regions and consultancy function, supporting Senior Consultants and working with Regional Directors/Consultants with the identification, cultivation and winning of new contract opportunities. They will oversee and be accountable for the full opportunity life-cycle for business units they support.

We are interested in hearing from individuals with strong experience working on business development, technical knowledge of educational systems and with a strong skill-set around design, communication and stakeholder management. Experience of successful contract bidding and the ability to deliver/quality assure high-scoring proposals is essential.

In return we offer 30 days annual leave, a 6% matched pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits, excellent training, and family friendly policies to support flexible working.

Application process: Towards the bottom of this page you can download the job description and apply. Once you click apply you will be required to complete an online application form and upload your CV.

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early. 

About the organisation

Education Development Trust is a leading education services charity working in over 80 countries.  We have over 50 years’ experience delivering high impact large-scale education programmes, influential consultancy and running and a global public education research programme. Together, these enable us to help transform school systems worldwide and fulfil Education Development Trust’s mission.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Lead Adviser , System Strengthening at Education Development Trust: (Deadline 3 December 2020)

Education Development Trust’s work in System Strengthening involves advice, support and/or interventions intended to improve the effectiveness of bodies such as ministries or inspectorates (and their decentralised branches/implementation agencies at regional and local levels) which have oversight of education systems. It focuses on improving teaching and learning quality across the entire school system (at scale).

The key job objectives include:

– Act as the senior technical expert for the delivery of consultancy assignments or large-scale programmes relevant to System Strengthening.
– Lead and manage teams for the delivery of consultancy assignments.
– Develop core methods, drawing out key insights and learnings from the roleholder’s at scale programme delivery work and drawing on wider international evidence including our public research.
– Lead or contribute to R&D projects and support R&D impact reporting where required.
– Support the embedding of core methods for System Strengthening, reporting to the Head of Consultancy Delivery, including methods statements and related assets.
– Ensure new opportunities in System Strengthening are won using our core methods, where necessary quality assuring technical aspects of both consultancy and larger bids.
– Represent the organisation as a genuine thought-leader in System Strengthening.
– Support the development of strong client relationships as a basis for growth, building direct relationships and support key stakeholders, including Regional Directors, to strengthen relationships with key clients.
– Support the development and implementation of the Trust’s business development strategy, supporting market analysis and strategy development, advising R&D and Research teams on trends and directions in international education relevant to System Strengthening.

The successful post-holder will have:

– demonstrable professional expertise related to education reform at scale and System Strengthening, with associated understanding of education policy and strategic planning, capacity development and reform processes internationally.
– knowledge of the disciplines relevant to the operation of a consultancy business – business development, marketing, financial management, project management.
– proven experience as a delivery expert in System Strengthening.
– significant experience of managing a portfolio of projects or a complex programme in the proposition area, with the ability to manage a changing portfolio in line with client needs.
– experience of successful business and strategy development, including at least two of: market analysis, strategy development, product development, thought leadership and client positioning, client relationship management, proposal development, partnership development.
– proven senior people management and leadership experience.
– excellent representational, negotiation, influence and interpersonal skills.
– have the ability to think strategically, investigating and delivering fit-for-purpose solutions.
– strong stakeholder management skills, including the ability to influence at senior management level and to work collaboratively across organisational departments.

In return we offer 30 days annual leave, a 6% matched pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits, excellent training, and family friendly policies to support flexible working.

Application process: Towards the bottom of this page you can download the job description and apply. Once you click apply you will be required to complete an online application form and upload your CV.

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

About the organisation

Education Development Trust is a leading education services charity working in over 80 countries.  We have over 50 years’ experience delivering high impact large-scale education programmes, influential consultancy and running and a global public education research programme. Together, these enable us to help transform school systems worldwide and fulfil Education Development Trust’s mission.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY








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