Associate Director – Strategy & Business Development (Education & Training)
The Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust, London UK
Competitive Salary and benefits package

For almost 100 years, the Tavistock and Portman clinics have embodied a distinctive way of thinking about and understanding mental distress, mental health and emotional wellbeing. Working with children and families and adults, our approach brings together psychoanalytic, psychodynamic and systemic theory and practice and other approaches and seeks to understand the unconscious as well as conscious aspects of a person’s experience and places the person, their relationships and social context at the centre of our practice.

With a national brief for training in the mental health professions, social care, education and forensic services, the Trust is committed to developing new training initiatives to meet the needs of a modern health and social care sector. Furthermore, we are committed to the expansion of training opportunities for professionals from all communities and social classes for their continuing personal and professional development. The Trust is now seeking to appoint to the newly created role of Associate Director – Strategy & Business Development to deliver the future growth of its distinctive education and training provision.

Reporting into the Director of Education and Training / Dean of Postgraduate Studies, you will develop and implement business development plans and strategy to achieve overarching business growth objectives. Through a commercial understanding of the external market place, you will ensure the Trust remains at the forefront of education and training. This exciting new role will provide the scope to truly shape the future of this critical area.

As the successful candidate, you will have a demonstrable track record of strategic business development in a complex sector involving a technical offering. You will also have the ability to develop and maintain business relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders in addition to developing robust business plans. As a senior member of the Trust, you will demonstrate leadership across operational and commercial areas and be able to manage and motivate teams to consistently deliver high performance.

Closing date for applications will be midday on Friday October 27th 2017.

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