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Business Development Officer

Provide business operational support and assistance to the Academy team including dealing directly with clients with a focus on guaranteeing an excellent customer experience. Provide support from a training delivery perspective, co-ordinating courses from registration through to feedback and ensuring all materials, venues and other resources are ready for the training delivery team; this includes producing joining instructions, letters of engagements, workbooks and marketing material. Provide financial support to the Head of Operations when needed.

  • Outstanding communication skills, verbal, written and face-to-face regardless of audience;
  • Superior proven IT skills at a level to enable the post holder to produce publishing quality documents and formal correspondence, maintain sophisticated IT systems, databases and produce complex spreadsheets and reports
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Proven ability to prioritise workload to meet strict deadlines in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional administrative skills
  • Ability to work accurately and methodically with outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team and build excellent working relationships
  • Ability to take and lead on an innovative approach to problem solving
  • Minute taking
  • Tenacity and resilience


  • Financial awareness
  • Understanding of a training environment


  • Experience of creating high quality documents, preferably for use in education or training
  • Significant experience of administration
  • Experience of managing client relationships, including use of relating IT
  • Experience of use of social media for marketing and/or advertising purposes

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Marketing experience
  • Sales experience
  • Experience of business development practices
  • Analytical skills, able to construct concise reports of analysed material
  • Experience of monitoring budgets and reconciling transactions
  • Experience of working with corporate procurement
  • Experience of budget management

Further information about this post and the selection criteria can be found in the job description.

Please send your completed application to

Applicants who fail to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 26th September 2018 at midnight.

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The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.

The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

This vacancy is open only to those who have the right to work in the UK.


 Please note that CVs are not accepted

Closing Date:
26/09/2018 12:00 AM
Grade C
Economic Crime Directorate
Guildhall Yard East
Contract Type:
Permanent contract
Application Type:
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