Head of Business Development

United Kingdom / London (Greater)
Competitive package
21 Feb 2014
07 Mar 2014
Director, Senior Manager
Contract Type

ACS International Schools is a successful and expanding group,with three long-established campuses in the UK located on the outskirts of London, in Cobham, Egham and Hillingdon,and a more recently established a school in Doha, Qatar, which opened in 2011. Across these four campuses, the group educates over 3,600 students aged 2-18 and employs over 700 staff.

The schools offer a combination of International and American curriculum programmes, including all International Baccalaureate programmes and the Advance Placement from the College Board.

ACS is proud to have created a vibrant community of learners guided by a Core Purpose and Core Values which embody a shared ethos that is genuinely international, inclusive and multicultural. Every student, parent, staff member and external partner plays an important part in delivering an exceptional international education.

ACS has an ambitious vision for the future and a real appetite for growth, with sights set on further international expansion as well as broadening their educational services offering.

They are currently seeking to recruit a new Head of Business Development who will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic and operational plans to deliver organic, investment and acquisition based growth opportunities in the UK and overseas. These will include both new schools and significant educational new business ventures.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in business development in medium or large sized organisations, as well as international experience. They will be commercially and financially astute, with solid project management skills and capable of developing relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Excellent communication and influencing skills will be essential.They will need to be a self-starter, with drive and energy,as well as a collaborative team-player.

The post will report to the Head of Marketing and Admissions and will be based at the Cobham campus in the UK, but will require substantial international travel.

A highly competitive salary is on offer, negotiable depending on the background and experience of the successful candidate. For further information about ACS International Schools please visit our website.

Closing date:                                       18 March 2014

Longlist Interviews:                             21 March 2014

Shortlist Interviews:                             27/28 March 2014 (in London)

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