Stakeholder Relationship Officer

Cambridge University Press & Assessment
32100.00 - 41700.00 GBP Annual
20 Jun 2022
29 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Stakeholder Relationship Officer

  • Salary: GBP32,100 - GBP41,700
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Country: UK
  • Business Unit: English
  • Vacancy Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 30 June 2022

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and highly motivated Stakeholder Relationship Officer supporting Cambridge BoxHill Language Assessment (CBLA) in promoting the OET (Occupational English Test) and working alongside our Regional Director and strong global network of business development specialists.

Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.

We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things.

What you will do

In this varied role you will be responsible for executing the agreed strategy roadmap for OET in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) as guided by the Regional Director EMEA in accordance with global commercial plans and in line with agreed budgets. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating the delivery of solutions for each market segmentation as guided by the Regional Director EMEA
  • Contributing to business planning initiatives in relation to candidates, preparation provider partners, recruiters, and regulators to inform the delivery of solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Working closely with the Regional Director EMEA on initiatives to build OET market awareness including looking at opportunities for test venue development and expansion connecting in closely with the Head Office (Melbourne, Australia) framework for new venues.
  • Targeting preparation providers, recruiters, to grow B2B commercial relationships with OET and manage existing B2B relationships in the Region to deliver against strategic plans
  • Preparing research and analysis for the Regional Director EMEA in relation to industry trends, competitor activity, threats, opportunities to further inform OET growth in the region.

About you

The ideal candidate will be comfortable at communicating and identifying and furthering business opportunities. You will also:

  • Be comfortable with a hands-on approach to business development
  • Have tertiary qualifications within Business or related discipline
  • Be comfortable driving new business, building new B2B relationships with stakeholders
  • Have some knowledge within the Healthcare and or Education sector
  • Be passionate about people and can influence and motivate external stakeholders
  • Have some experience working with governments, higher education institutions and healthcare recruiter's desirable.

The key to our work is our colleagues, whose shared commitment enables us to have an ever-greater impact. We are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of people, and we ensure that every individual is recognised, listened to, and cared for. And because our impact is amplified when our people are empowered, we give everyone the opportunity to develop in their own way. Whether you want a career that's linear, or want to follow your own path, we'll support you, and help give you the resources and training you'll need to be bold and take ownership of what you do.

The closing date for application is 30th June and interviews are all applicants will be contacted shortly after with information about next steps.

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.