Head of Commercial Enterprises

Milton Keynes College Group
Milton Keynes,United Kingdom
£40,000 - £45,000 Per Year
22 Jun 2022 09:55
06 Jul 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Head of Commercial Enterprises

Head of Commercial Enterprises

Location: Multi-site (Milton Keynes)

Hours: 37.5
Up to £45,000 per annum
Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To:
Group Director: Employer Engagement and Partnerships



We have a new opportunity to lead our commercial enterprises; across the College Group we have a wide range of services which include a nursery, hair salon, sports facilities, room hire, a Brasserie, coffee shops and refectories. All these facilities and their teams are key to delivering the colleges Fairer Futures strategy delivering a first-class service to students, colleagues, and customers alike.

In this role you will need a diverse set of skills enabling you to develop strategies and business plans for growth, leading a team of specialists to realise new opportunities and contribute to the colleges plans for growth and financial sustainability.

The successful candidate will support our curriculum colleagues to develop the next generation of chefs, front of house teams, hairdressers, and nursery workers by offering work opportunities and supporting with assessment and skills and behaviour development. Skills in identifying and quantifying new growth opportunities will be augmented by an ability to manage multiple budgets working with our Business Partner teams to achieve targets.

MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College.  All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).   In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.


·       25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays (entitlement will be pro-rated for part-time employees)

·       Generous Pension Scheme

·       Professional development opportunities, including professional qualifications

·       Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year

·       A variety of amazing discounts with NUS Card

·       Employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities

* For further information about this role please see the attachment