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Business Development Consultant (This post is part funded by the European Social Fund)

Enterprise & Innovation - Commercial Services

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £25,910 to £31,784 per annum, by annual incremental progression
Fixed Term until 31 March 2021
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Monday 13 April 2020
Interview Date:  Tuesday 28 April 2020
Reference:  0134-19-R2-R-R
Further details:    Job Description    

Would you like to contribute in supporting individuals to improve their lives and progress their career by learning new skills

MTC Training  is an enterprise formed by the University that provides IT training and Apprenticeships in the North East.  We are a based in The Industry Centre, Sunderland and recently secured an ESF contract   ‘Unlocking digital skills  for North East businesses’ which ends March 2021.

Employed by the University of Sunderland, you will be part of the MTC Training Team, representing the brand and values of both MTC and the University.

What we are looking for

Are you an individual that thrives on delivering against challenging targets (securing circa 1250 individuals’ learning)?  Are you someone that is passionate about development, motivated to build relationships and convert conversations into opportunities for businesses in the region?

If this sounds like you, then please get in touch.  We are looking for an individual that has experience of successfully building relationships with businesses and converting those conversations into tangible revenue.  We aim to deliver learning to in excess of 2500 participants by March 2021 and enable businesses to grow and develop through this learning.

How you will be rewarded

We have lots to offer; including 39 days holiday, optional holiday purchase, flexible working arrangements, health cash plan, on-site nursery and cycle to work scheme to name a few.

We can offer you a supportive culture, being part of an inclusive team that is motivated and energetic about development.

Find out more

The ESF funding is a fantastic way for businesses to support the development and growth of their staff and ultimately their business through improving digital skills and capabilities.  Any investment an Employer makes can be matched with funding by up to 50%, meaning not only an improvement to skills and knowledge for them, but at a subsidised cost.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity then please contact Michelle Francis ( Lead Business Relationship Advisor) on 0191 5153355

This post is part funded by the European Social Fund and is fixed-term until 31 March 2021

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS clearance check.

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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