Business Development Specialist – College of the North Atlantic

Temporary @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : January 30, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Duties & Responsibilities

This position requires an experienced and entrepreneurial individual who will support in promoting and developing educational courses and programs for the College. This includes connecting with businesses and government organizations to understand the market’s training needs and support in developing programs and services reflective to those needs.

Candidates should have an outstanding record of experience in business development, preferably within Higher Educations sector, and possess the qualifications necessary to be successful in the role of Business Development Specialist. The candidates are responsible to recommend necessary upgrades in the delivery of programs to increase revenue generation for the College. The candidate will also develop MoUs, contracts, proposals and presentations on programs to be delivered while liaising with industry stakeholders.

Candidates will conduct a business development scan to determine training needs in the market in coordination with businesses, industries, government departments, professional and trade associations and, community organizations. The candidates will also identify availability of qualified instructors within the College to facilitate training and execution of programs.

Candidates will collaborate with Academic Quality division to prepare lists of courses and programs that are available and could be offered through the College, liaise with Admissions and Registration team and the Finance department to develop a standard pathway for students to register and pay course fees, and coordinate with the Marketing department to advertise and promote programs and courses.

Candidates will attend trade shows or job fairs to connect with clients and, to promote and represent continuing education services provided by the college. The candidates will prepare statistical, financial and activity reports for the Academic Manager, Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) and, support in the hiring of part-time coordinators and instructors for programs in coordination with Faculty Affairs and Human Resources.


Education and Certifications:

Masters in Business or related field is required.


Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience out of which 2 in the education sector

Relevant education certifications are preferred.


Fluency in written and spoken English language

Fluency in written and spoken Arabic language, is preferred.

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