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Business Development Consultant

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Business and Development

STATUS: Permanent

               Full-time (35 hours per week over 5 days)

SALARY: £31,368 p.a. 

LOCATION: Open Awards Office, Speke with remote work across North-West England and occasional travel. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Business Development team at Open Awards. Working with the Head of Business and Development, and a team of Business Development Consultants and Officers, you will lead on the growth of our products and services across the country. 

We are a national Awarding Organisation approved by the regulator Ofqual and the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). We have an extensive range of RQF qualifications from Entry Level 1 to Level 4, as well as Access to HE Diplomas; Open Awards Quality Endorsed courses; and other accreditation solutions. 

This role will support the development and sales of our full range of products but we are particularly interested in applicants with knowledge/experience of the following areas of education:

  • Special Educational Needs (SEND) or Learning Disability 
  • Alternative Education Provision
  • Functional Skills or English/Maths
  • Vocational Training 

As part of this role, you will be involved in the following development activities: 

  • Supporting the strategy and operational planning of the business development team
  • Using a range of sales and marketing techniques to identify and support new Open Awards providers
  • Curriculum planning with Open Awards providers
  • Diversification of our products and services 
  • Leadership role across sales, marketing and development 

More information can be found in the Application Pack here.

Next Steps

To apply, please complete the application form and send to For an informal chat about the role, please contact Nina on 0151 494 2072. 

The closing date is Monday 20th January 2020.