£40014 - £48478 per annum
Job description

As a successful Business and Programme Development Manager you will play a vital role in the mission to support excellence in higher education for the benefit of individuals and societies throughout the Commonwealth. This is a 12 month maternity cover role.

The Charity An international organisation dedicated to building a better world through higher education.

The Role
Undertaking key areas of business development including market analysis and pursuit as agreed with the Head of new Business.
Supporting key deliverables as part of the programme team portfolio.
Working with the membership, communications, public affairs and programmes teams to identify business opportunities.
To lead designated policy initiatives for new market areas.
Work across business streams to design and develop high impact projects
Manage client networks and relationships for strategic gain liaising with prospective partners and member universities
Share knowledge and outcomes with internal and external stakeholders

The Candidate
Strong track record of successful grant and bid writing and a high standard of English.
Strong track record of researching, identifying and cultivating funding opportunities.
Strong track record in cultivating and managing stakeholder relationships.
An understanding of issues in higher education, ideally in a developing country context and of trends in international development funding.
Excellent time management, organisational and project management skills and a willingness to be adaptable as required to deliver completed tasks on time.


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Refreshed on: 24 April 2020
Closed date: 05 May 2020
Job ref: 53972
Tags: Fundraising