Partnership Manager - NCLM

East London Office - Hybrid Working Option

Oceanova is seeking an ambitious Partnership Manager to join The National Centre for Leadership and Management (NCLM) Partnership Manager team.

Delivering an exciting range of degree apprenticeships into the corporate sector we are looking for someone who is well organised, highly motivated, proactive and determined to succeed.

The ideal person to join our fabulous team will be someone who loves working in the buzz of an office, loves talking to people on the phone, has a track record of surpassing targets and has a passion for continuous professional development.

  • £25,000 - £35,000 Basic Salary
  • Excellent Bonus Structure
  • 25 - 30 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Private Health Care
  • East London Office
  • Hybrid Working Option    
  • Full Time Permanent Position
  • ASAP Start Date


This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who has astute sales and business development acumen who will play a vital part in the continued growth plan for the business over the coming years.

Oceanova’s ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

In the role of Partnership Manager, you will be responsible for business development and guiding learners through the application process to join the range of Apprenticeship programmes provided by The National Centre for Leadership & Management.

The National Centre for Leadership & Management (NCLM) is the largest private Business School in the country. The only provider of customised holistic solutions for all Leadership & Management needs that also provides qualifications for learners which are fully funded. We believe everybody should have the opportunity to better themselves and be the best leader they can be for their people. We want to remove the barriers traditionally preventing everyone from accessing the relevant training and opportunities available, and by utilising the Apprenticeship Levy we have the ability to democratise Learning for all.


As a Partnership Manager you should be:

  • Honest, ethical, and passionate about educational excellence
  • Driven and willing to go the extra mile
  • Proven in achieving and surpassing sales targets
  • A proven professional with a record of achieving and surpassing key performance indicators
  • Able to prioritise and work at pace
  • Able to forge long standing professional relationships
  • Have a fantastic work ethic and commitment to client satisfaction
  • A team player and can support by coaching others
  • Excellent with your written and verbal communication skills
  • Above all, be driven and committed to forging a successful sales and partnerships career


This is an opportunity to grow alongside one of the most innovative and exciting companies in the sector. You will have an unparalleled opportunity to contribute to the overall direction of a company that is set to define future professional standards in Leadership Development.

If you would like to be part of the Oceanova and The National Centre for Leadership & Management Team, please send your CV with a covering letter to jonathan.sammons@oceanova.com today.

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