Head of New Business Services
London Stewart House

Job reference: 002156

Location: London Stewart House

Closing date: 09/10/2022

Salary: Starting from £57,154 per annum

Employment type: Open ended

Department: University of London - Worldwide

Sub-Department: Directorate of Global Engagement

Hours per week: 35

The University of London

The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.

The Role

The University of London is a leading provider of online, distance learning. In 1858, we made our degrees available to study anywhere in the world. Today, we have more than 45,000 students in over 190 countries, studying on 100+ degrees, diplomas and certificates. 

The University of London Worldwide is responsible for the development and delivery of our distance learning programmes and is seeking to appoint one Head of New Business Services to join the Global Business Development Directorate.

The Global Business Development Directorate is responsible for the commercialisation of the University portfolio of courses and education services, the administration & support of its global network of Recognised Teaching Centres (RTC’s) and the administration and support of its Member Institutions within the London Federation of Universities.

The Head of New Business Services (NBS) is responsible for managing the implementation of the commercialisation priorities including the scoping of commercial opportunities that support the business strategy of the University, the negotiation of commercial terms with 3rd parties, and the project management of the delivery of university compliant (legal, ethical & financial) commercial partnerships.

The post requires strong negotiation skills, strategic commercial vision of the distance, blended and online service sector in a global context, a strong comprehension of the legal foundations of commercial contracting, experience of operating in an international environment, understanding of the complexity of delivering scalable business solutions.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application and CV (by clicking ‘apply for job’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 09 October 2022

​​​​​​​The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings.

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description. 

Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.