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Work for Active IQ



Job Title: Business Consultant
Reporting to: Commercial Director
Staff line managed (to include performance management, annual appraisal and other line
management responsibilities):
Business Executive
Location: Remote with occasional office attendance in Huntingdon
Closing Date: 17th July 2020

Job purpose

To maintain and grow Active IQ’s position as a sector leading Awarding Organisation and End-point Assessment Organisation. Expand and grow both current and new markets through effective management and execution of commercial strategy.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Support the Commercial Director to devise and execute commercial strategy; working in partnership with the Head of Assessment Services in order to meet or exceed financial targets
  • Seek partnerships with new sectors, new businesses and new markets.
  • Build AIQ’s business intelligence resource to ensure that market needs are at the heart of our consultative sell and product development.
  • Devise, manage and execute specific commercial projects relating to the implementation or expansion of opportunities in new and existing markets
  • Maintain and grow revenue by providing regular support and consultation for key and strategic accounts
  • Identify, select and pursue appropriate promotional opportunities which increase exposure of Active IQ’s brand and products, both in regulated qualifications, end-point assessment and support services
  • Provide accurate reports to inform the business on commercial performance and forecasting of future revenue, taking corrective measures where downward trends are identified
  • Oversee allocation and use of commercial budget to ensure maximum return on investment related to commercial targets
  • Work efficiently and manage costs to ensure commercial budget travel and expenses allocation is not exceeded
  • Engage in relevant sector and education events as ambassadors for Active IQ and to disseminate information to the business
  • Line manage Business Executives to ensure objectives are met and to achieve commercial targets
  • Provide training and development opportunities for Business Executives to develop knowledge and understanding in alignment with key business aims 

Person specification

Please click here to view the person specification.

How to apply

All CVs/covering letters and queries should be directed to hr@ascendlearning.uk