We are looking for a Business Development Manager - Data & Technology to join our Client Solutions Team.


The roles primary function is to achieve revenue growth from new clients. The role also has a responsibility to support with tenders for larger new business and aid the retention of existing clients as well as to gain and share insight in order to understand the market and influence Kaplan’s proposition and positioning


This is an excellent opportunity for an Account Manager who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader.


A detailed job description can be viewed here

About You

Ideal candidates would be target driven and focused that have flair and creativity and approach a demanding role with positivity and tenacity.

  • Experience in working with FTSE 250 companies

  • Experience of Data and Technology qualification training and/or apprenticeships

  • Ability to influence customer decisions and negotiate

  • Ability to devise client proposals, write tenders, prepare and deliver client pitch

  • Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships

  • Team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others

  • Comfortable presenting at conference/onsite 


What we do

Kaplan Professional is a leading provider of apprenticeships, accountancy / tax / finance & banking courses, and professional assessments. For almost 80 years, we've helped shape the development and careers of finance professionals.

We are part of the Kaplan group, one of the world’s largest and most diverse education and assessment providers. We operate in over 30 countries and maintain relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 school districts, colleges and universities, professional bodies and over 10,000 businesses. Our vast breadth and scope in terms of both capabilities and assets sets us apart.


What we believe in

Kaplan is a global organisation whose mission is rooted in providing equal access to education and opportunities for advancement to people of all backgrounds. We believe diversity, equity and inclusion - of culture, experiences, perspectives - are paramount to creating success and opportunity in an ever-changing world. As an educator, partner and employer, Kaplan is committed to promoting an equitable world in which diverse talent can develop, advance and thrive.

This includes making sure people with disabilities are given the opportunity to bring their best. So, if you require any adjustments, or additional support within the recruitment process, please contact us directly and we’ll do our best to help.


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Our values

We live, breathe and celebrate our values - they drive what we believe in, how we behave and guide us in creating a culture of success.

  • Act with integrity

  • Empower and support

  • Create opportunity

  • Grow knowledge

  • Drive results together


What we offer

As well as a competitive salary, transparent pay structures, hybrid/home working where possible, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • 28 days annual leave + option to purchase more

  • Season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme

  • Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family

  • Private medical, income protection, and life insurance

  • 24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services

  • Company pension contributions

  • Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels

How to apply

Please apply with CV and cover letter; detailing how you meet the requirements set out in the job description.  

The closing date for applications is 24th March 2023.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend an online interview. If you are successful at the first stage, you will then be invited to the 2nd stage online interview, this will also include you being asked to deliver a presentation to the panel as part of the interview process.


Kaplan is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and recruitment checks will be undertaken for successful applicants in accordance with our background checking policy.


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