Alexander James Recruitment

VP Corporate Affairs - Education

London (Greater)
Up to £115k plus benefits
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Account Director

London based VP Corporate Affairs with travel to emerging markets for a fast scaling global start-up. This really is a role of a life time with the opportunity for defining a career within a remarkable growth business.

You will be passionate about ensuring the key drivers of the organisations success of partnering with local, state and federal governments of the countries is your clear focus. You will have solid experience in at least one of the organisations operating market, Sub Saharan Africa and or India.  

The role of VP Corporate Affairs will report into the Chief Strategy Officer and work very closely with the executive team.  This is a for profit education business that is backed by Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg operating in emerging markets and moving to profitability. This role is an incredibly exciting position, not for the faint at heart. There will be many intense hours with overloaded priorities, conflicting ideologies, and, undoubtedly, unexpected setbacks.  Luckily, there will be just as many rewards both personally and professionally. The successful candidate will be a diplomatic fighter with dogged persistence.

You will be expected to manage the development and maintenance of a network of strategic partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders in the Government, the private sector and civil society, to support the organisation’s growth. You will oversee the efforts that will protect and promote the corporate reputation of the organisation across Africa and India.

You will have a demonstrable track record building solid and respected relationship with senior stakeholder in community advocacy and policy within a global, consumer facing organisation.

This is a start-up organisation so you will be strategic and operational at the same time.

If you are looking for a really stretching, exciting and meaningful role we look forward to receiving your CV. 

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