What it's about
We have an excellent opportunity for a Schools Manager with extensive business development experience and knowledge of international education to join our Schools Development Team. The purpose of the role is to grow our coverage and maintain our core business with schools in Punjab. You will implement Cambridge’s business strategy to deliver world-class educational support for schools whilst furthering your career in the education industry.
What you'll be doing
As a Schools Manager your responsibilities will include maintaining existing relationships with schools and individuals across the region and devising plans which meet schools’ needs. You will also develop relationships with new customers, government officials and other stakeholders. The role will also be responsible for raising Cambridge’s profile in the education sector and supporting the training needs of Cambridge schools. You will also contribute with the development of new strategic relationships and existing key accounts leading to significant new business.
You will be based in Lahore with significant travel across Punjab. Working closely with the regional team and our UK-based teams, you will identify and develop opportunities to support the growth of this market, including the running of educational seminars, conferences and other events. The role will also support our teams who are responsible for compliance, inspections, registration of new schools, training, research and other school-related issues. You will drive sales growth across Punjab, working with the extensive network of schools and potential education partners.
What we're looking for
To be successful in this role you will be an effective communicator, skilled in building relationships, and have the credibility to represent Cambridge effectively with school principals and management officials and influencers of educational policy. You will have an excellent knowledge of Cambridge International Examinations, our competitors’ products and of educational policy in Pakistan and internationally. You combine sound educational understanding with the capacity to succeed in a sales and business development role in an international environment. You will be proactive in your approach, passionate about international education and the opportunities it provides around the world.
Who we are
Cambridge International Examinations prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge.
Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners’ potential.
This is a unique opportunity to join a market leader in a key role and be rewarded with benefits including a competitive salary and scope for training and development.
The closing date for applications is 05 March 2017 (midnight UK time) and the interviews will be held on 22 March 2017 in Lahore.
To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV.
As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening.
This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.
Cambridge Assessment is an equal opportunities employer