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Group Vice Principal - Strategy and Business Development

Salary: c. £75,000

Organisation: TEC Partnership

Location: Nuns Corner, Grimsby (can be based at any one of the sites, including hybrid working)

Closing Date: 18 Apr 2024

The TEC Partnership consists of the Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education (GIFHE), East Riding College, Colleges at Scarborough and Skegness, a Regional Employment Training Team, a National Apprentice Training team, a Maritime and Logistics Company (Modal) and other satellite offices throughout Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. TEC Partnership is a successful and ambitious educational organisation offering excellent education at all levels to our learners. We are a very large Further Education institution with a significant Higher Education presence and degree-awarding powers.

We are now seeking a Group Vice Principal – Strategy and Business Development to provide the vision and leadership for all business development activities and strategic partnerships across the Group, including identifying and exploring new income streams, building partnerships, delivering targeted growth, and working with employers, funding bodies and other partners to achieve increased growth in the full range of our commercial revenues. In addition, you will foster excellent working relationships and sustainable links with all stakeholders, locally, regionally, and nationally, to create and secure connected, value-added partnerships and to realise exponential growth in commercial revenues.

You will be a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and provide leadership and vision for any related business development activities and strategy. The ideal candidate will be a commercially minded, dynamic, proactive, and values-based leader with a moral purpose, who puts students first and has an unwavering commitment to pursue achievement for all. An individual with integrity and ambition, who prioritises communication and collaboration, empowers others, and is visible and accessible to staff. You will be a strategic thinker with a strong sense of vision, and an effective leader of change, with the ability to help drive the organisation forward.

If you believe that you have the vision, skills, expertise, and enthusiasm to make a difference and help us realise our ambitions, we want to hear from you.

The TEC Partnership is committed to Prevent Duty, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, and promoting British Values within the workplace. We are an equal-opportunity workplace. Safeguarding is a priority for us, as well as ensuring the welfare of children and young people and we expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

As part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment, all appointments are subject to pre-employment clearances, including the completion of an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, online screening and two satisfactory references.

Key Dates to Note:

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 18 April 2024

Interview date: Monday 29 April 2024

Contact Us
Rachel West
Recruitment Manager
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For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Rachel on 075 515 75989 or

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