Head of Executive Education and Corporate Relations

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
13 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Executive Education and Corporate Relations at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

Post Ref No: 3191

Salary & Grade: Competitive

Campus: City

Nottingham Trent University’s strategic vision is focussed on ‘Creating the University of the Future’, transforming the lives of our students and through them, the world in which we live. We are making a major investment in academic talent across research, teaching, and business engagement; with confidence in their creativity and commitment as leaders of their disciplines, we will successfully implement our ambitious strategy. NTU has been rapidly rising in rankings, won TEF Gold, and is named The Times and The Sunday Times Modern University of the Year.

Nottingham Business School (NBS) at Nottingham Trent University is an internationally accredited business school and is a pioneer in personalised and experiential learning for all its students. As one of the UK's top business focused schools, NBS provides education and research in business, management, and economics that combines academic excellence with impact on business and society.  

For nearly 4 decades NBS has been working closely with businesses and chartered professional bodies, and almost all its courses are accredited by relevant professional bodies. NBS gained EPAS accreditation in 2013, and AACSB accreditation in 2016, and is listed in the FT Master in Management top 100 globally. The school continues to enact its strategy of maximising international accreditations.

With a more than 5,000-strong student population, covering Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, and Executive Education, NBS works with more than 900 companies and organisations across the world and benefits from one of the highest student demands in the UK. Each of NBS’ students have the opportunity to tailor their learning experience to their aspirations through the use of academic and industry mentors, analytics, and a comprehensive range of personal development and experiential learning opportunities.
The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) recognised 95% of our research as world-leading and internationally excellent with 100% of the impact score rated as 3* and 4*. The combination of research output and impact in the REF 2014 results confirmed the position of NBS research as internationally excellent for research with impact. Further strategic investment and research developments since REF 2014 have created a highly attractive and vibrant research community and environment at NBS.       
NBS has a long history of providing pioneering executive and corporate education that help organisations develop their people and performance in the UK and internationally.

Our faculty is amongst the largest and most diverse of any business school in the UK, chosen for their academic pedigree and direct business experience, who engage with leaders and practitioners in business, public bodies, and government.  

As part of Nottingham Trent’s strategic vision of ‘Creating a University of Future’, NBS is embarking upon a major programme of investment for the next phase of its ambitious growth programme to develop NBS as a world-leading centre for business and management research that impacts business and policy, and a personalised and experiential learning that prepares the business leaders of the future. 

We are thus seeking to appoint a strong leader as the Head of Executive Education and Corporate Relations to provide strategic and operational leadership to our ambitious Executive Education Growth Plan.   

If you are ready to take on an exciting senior leadership opportunity with us, you will find further information and details of how to apply at

Perrett Laver will support the University in helping to identify the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assist in the assessment of candidates against the requirements for the role.  For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Nataliya Mykhalchenko via or +44 (0) 20 7340 6237.

Applications should consist of a full CV detailing academic and professional qualifications, full employment history, latest remuneration and relevant achievements and should be accompanied by a covering letter describing briefly their suitability for this role, why the appointment is of interest, and what they believe they can bring to the role. These can be uploaded at quoting the reference number 3191. The closing date for applications is 12th December 2017.

Applications will then be considered by the Selection Panel.  Shortlisted candidates will subsequently be invited to give a presentation and attend an interview on 17th & 19th January 2018, which will also give them the opportunity to visit the University and meet with a range of Faculty members. 

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.