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Reference: 72354

Date Added: 15 August 2019
Closing Date: 16 September 2019

Job Title: Strategy and Business Development Manager

Working For: Barking and Dagenham School Improvement Partnership (BDSIP)

Location: London

Salary: £30,000-£40,000 Full Time

Job Details

Purpose and main activities:

  • Identifying priority areas for service development and review.
  • Leading service reviews and developing new services – from inception, through development, market testing and launch.
  • Undertaking research into the emerging education landscape, likely priorities for schools, and BDSIP’s competitors in the marketplace.
  • Supporting the development of key strategy and policy positions for BDSIP, for example the commercial strategy, business plan, and approach to key legal requirements such as GDPR.
  • Working with finance colleagues, BDSIP’s senior leadership team, and board of directors to develop suitable pricing strategies for new and existing products.
  • Supporting the delivery and monitoring of BDSIP’s delivery contract with Barking and Dagenham Council.
  • Leading key strategic projects and cross-cutting priorities for BDSIP, such as our Continuing Professional Development Offer to schools, external communications, and marketing BDSIP’s service offer.
  • Leading the development of BDSIP’s brand and market position, including overseeing/commissioning the production of high-quality marketing products and materials, including a company website.
  • Work with the Operations Manager to develop the processes and programmes used by BDSIP including finance, HR, IT etc.
  • Managing and matrix-managing staff as appropriate.

To read our Person Specification and About BDSIP please go to https://bdsip.co.uk/careers for the full advert.

Closing Date: 16 September 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am on the closing date.


  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 5pm on Monday 16th September.
  • Interviews will be held on Thursday 19th September.

Start date:

  • October/November 2019

Application Details

To apply for this position, please send the following via email below:

  • your CV
  • a covering letter of no more than 600 words outlining how you meet the person specification and why you are suitable for this role
  • mention where you found this job advert

Email applications to info@bdsip.co.uk 

If you have any questions or would like to know more about the role, please don’t hesitate to call Grace Camp on 07814168226 for an informal chat.

Website: http://bdsip.co.uk/

Additional Notes