The Design and Technology Association
Chief Executive, £65,000-£75,000
The Design and Technology Association champions high quality design, engineering and technology education. We have a growing membership base, of some 11,000 schools, teachers, universities and employers and we provide advice, support and training for all those involved in teaching design, engineering and technology. We work closely with government, awarding bodies, Ofsted and other regulators, advising on the curriculum and lobbying on behalf of the subject. We also work with employers and corporate partners to help promote the value of the subject and the range of careers and opportunities to which it can lead. We specialise in developing links between education and industry to mutual benefit.
The Chief Executive provides leadership and management of the Design and Technology Association and is responsible to the Trustees for the overall performance of the Association, leading the formulation of strategy and managing the organisation in accordance with the agreed business plan. The Chief Executive also sets the pace, culture and energy for the Association, inspiring members, partners and staff and building strong relationships with key sponsors, supporters and policy makers.
You should have significant experience of organisational leadership as well as excellent stakeholder management and strong commercial and business development skills. You will be experienced in working with schools and employers with strong influencing skills, particularly in relation to securing funding and informing policy. You will have a good knowledge of education and have demonstrable success increasing income and profile.
To request an information pack or to clarify any details, please contact Rob Hayter or Brigitte Stundner at TPP Senior Appointments on: +44 (0) 2071986060 or email executive @tpp.co.uk. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 13th November 2017.
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