Head of Executive Education & Corporate Relations

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
£65,998 - £71,320 p.a.
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Head of Executive Education & Corporate Relations
Job Reference : 004694
Location : City Site
Closing Date : 11/06/2018
Salary : Head of Department (£65,998 - £71,320 p.a.)
Department : College of Business Law & Social Sciences
School/Section : Nottingham Business School
Post Ref : B1980

Nottingham Business School (NBS) is the largest of Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) eight schools. NTU has received national recognition in the past year, winning THE ‘University of the Year’ and the Times and Sunday Times Modern ‘University of the Year’, as well as TEF Gold Rating. The University’s ambitious 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. The University is 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, the University will successfully implement their ambitious strategy.

Accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB and listed as a Top 95 European Business Schools in the FT ranking, Nottingham Business School is internationally recognised as one of the world’s leading business schools, providing education and research that combines academic excellence with impact on business and society. As a business school for business, NBS has four decades of experience in providing pioneering executive and corporate education that help organisations develop their people and performance. Their 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. 

With a 220-strong faculty and c.5,500 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 the School’s 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.      
As part of NTU’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.

NBS is thus seeking to appoint a strong leader as the Head of Executive Education and Corporate Relations to provide strategic and operational leadership to their ambitious Executive Education Growth Plan. The Post-holder will be a member of the NBS Executive leadership team and will have responsibility for the total performance of the corporate and extrusive education. They will be leading a business development team as well as a highly-motivated and business-orientated group of academic course/programme leaders. The post-holder will also be responsible for the NBS’ Alumni engagement, work closely with NTU’s Partnerships, Local Engagement and Commercial Services (PLECS) team, and the Alumni Fellows. 

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 Kimberley Moyo via Kimberley.moyo@perrettlaver.com or +44 (0) 20 7340 6282.

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 https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting the reference number 3191. The closing date for applications is Monday 11th June.

Applications will then be considered by the Selection Panel. Shortlisted candidates will subsequently be invited to give a presentation and attend an interview on 5th July 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.