Head of Commercial

  • Job Reference: VPA5CB5B29
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2024
  • Recruiter: SCL Education Group
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Head Of Commercial 
LOCATION: West Midlands Region     | REPORTING TO: Director of Employability and Skills 

Come to work at SCL, have fun, feel inspired and be inspiring! Every single person who works at SCL is making a difference in our local communities and having a huge impact on young people's lives.

We believe that everyone owns potential; its inside us all waiting to be discovered.
We are a post-16 further education provider delivering high-quality education, inspired through the 7 principals of sport.
With over 20 years' experience in the industry, we are on a journey to set the standard for education that truly inspires young people to succeed and helps current and future generations of individuals to unlock their potential.
We are proud to teach, motivate and develop more than 3,000 learners in a safe, holistic environment every year nationwide helping them on their journey to the next steps in their career.

Main Purpose of the Role

This is an exciting opportunity within an established but expanding area of our Business, this position will play a pivotal role in achieving our growth plans. Reporting to the Director of Employability and Skills, you will be responsible for identifying and developing strategic business relationships with National and local employers, schools, and potential commercial partners within or linked to education and learner progression. You will identify and create sustainable partnerships that contribute to the business' overall growth strategy. You will build and sustain professional and effective relationships both at an operational and strategic level allowing you to build a pipeline and target list to achieve monthly targets, key performance indicators and the ambitious expansion plans for the business division.

You will be responsible for effectively managing and supporting the recruitment team to ensure staff are maximising their potential, and that everyone is working together to achieve the best outcome for SCL and our learners. 
The Head of Commercial will work closely with the Centre Principals in ensuring that all partners are kept up to date with students' progress and attendance. This includes ensuring that partners are fulfilling their contract obligations and KPI's in relation to supporting and encouraging students to successfully achieve.      


Please note that this job description is current as at the date shown above. In consultation with you, it is liable to change to reflect changes in the job.

The safety and welfare of children is paramount to SCL, all applicants will be subject to thorough background checks to ensure their suitability to work with children. These will include, but are not limited to, reference checks, police checks, DBS checks and qualification checks. This post is defined as regulated activity. The post holder is required to hold an enhanced DBS disclosure check deemed acceptable to the organisation and to be re-checked every 3 years

SCL are an inclusive employer. We will endeavour to meet your needs to ensure that you have equal opportunities during the interview process. Therefore, If you are neurodivergent, have a learning difficulty, or disabled, please let us know in advance of your interview if you require any alternative arrangements.