Assistant Director Business Development - BCEESIPL, India
Region
South Asia
Country / Territory
India
Location
Flexible Location
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Business Development/Partnerships
Pay Band
Pay Band 8
Vacancy Description
Pay band: E, Contract duration: Indefinite, Region: South Asia, Country: India, City: Anywhere in India (applicants must have the right to work in India), Department: English & Exams, Job Category: Business Development, Closing Date: 13th January 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
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Context and Environment:

The British Council:


The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

India:

Our Work in Exams and English: India is a priority country for the British Council. Our Examinations Services operation is among the largest in the world with significant targets for growth in volume and income in the coming years.   In India, quality education, high proficiency in English and international qualifications are seen to be essential for socio-economic development. Examination Services creates opportunities for individuals desirous of obtaining internationally recognized qualifications without travelling abroad – and in preparation for doing so.  In a country with a population of over 1.1 billion and an estimated aspirant (T3) profile of 7 million (and rapidly growing), there is still a vast untapped potential that offers a positive future to Examinations Services in India.

BC Examinations and English Services Pvt Ltd (BCEESIPL) is an Indian commercial entity wholly owned by the British Council, UK. Governed by a Managing Director and Board, BCEESIPL provides a range of services to BC UK in the areas of Examinations and English. In 2018/19 BCEESIPL will deliver 700,000 examinations in English Language assessment and professional qualifications in 45 cities and 70 venues across India as well as providing B2C Digital Learning courses, corporate ELT training services and two major employability skills and assessment projects with State Governments in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. BCEESIPL employs 350 staff in 4 offices in Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.

BC Examinations and English Services India Pvt. Ltd. is hiring Assistant Director Business Development. The post holder will be responsible to develop and deliver the 2-year market led, integrated cross portfolio Business Development & Sales strategy aligned with Global/Regional Exams strategy working with other BC colleagues to leverage opportunities and create value. This role is ultimately responsible for building and managing demand, ensuring capacity fill, delivering income/surplus targets, ensuring excellent B2B Customer Service and overseeing quality of B2C customer experience.

Applicants should have University Degree in any subject with relevant work experience in a BD Manager role.

Please fill in all your details in the application form like your detailed roles and responsibilities.
Note - We do not refer to the CV’s that you might submit along with the application form, so please fill in all the details in the British Council’s application form.

For further information please see the documents below:
Role Profile.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf

If you are interested and feel you are suitable for the role, please apply by 13 January 2019 (23:59 UK Time).



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