Home-based United Kingdom

£33,000 - £40,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

NCFE is a leading education charity and one of the UK’s largest qualification awarding bodies. We focus on skills and education for global prosperity and we are looking for an International Bids and Partnerships Specialist to join our international team as we continue to grow our international presence. This role could be based in our head offices in Newcastle or home-based.

A bit about the job…

The International Team are responsible for our global awarding business, international donor-funded project work and the development and management of our strategic international partnerships. The International Bids and Partnerships Specialist will help us to further develop our strategic partnerships, donor-funded project work. You will be responsible for working on bid proposals, development and management of strategic education partnerships, providing support with research and planning activities, account management and support of our education partners, contributing to new business development and management of our regional affiliate partnerships. This is a varied and exciting role and we are interested to hear from candidates from a wide range of backgrounds and specialisms.

A bit about you…

You will have a good understanding of education and international development. You will need excellent communication, influencing, relationship management, critical and creative thinking and proposal writing skills. You will need an ability to work on complex projects and partnerships in an international context. In addition to an understanding of education and development, you will need to have good commercial awareness and an ability to identify priorities, opportunities and risks across our international work.


  • A competitive market salary
  • A highly ethical and innovative charitable organisation with a great culture
  • Company Pension, employers contribution 9%
  • 25 days starting annual leave
  • ‘Festive Cheer’ 3 days additional paid at Christmas
  • ‘That Friday Feeling’ all our employees work Monday to Friday with flexibility in working hours.
  • Westfield Health Cover.

Interested? Here’s what you need to know…

If you think you have the skills to become an International Bids and Partnerships Specialist at NCFE, we’d love to hear from you!