Business Development Manager
Our clients mission is to positively transform people and their communities. They support individuals, their families and the places they live to prosper – often under challenging circumstances. They are a privately owned business with over 1200 staff in the UK. Their mission is to positively transform people and their communities. They do this by delivering high quality public services, including employment, skills, youth, education, training, business support, e-assessment and wellbeing services, that improve the lives of tens of thousands of people each year.
They are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Business Development Manager to help develop their business development strategy, monitor core markets and identify potential new markets, developing viable operational deliery models and successfully tendering through large scale procurement exercises.
This role will focus on delivering the strategy for growth and expansion of their e-assessment market contracts, progressing opportunities to build on their existing contract base and expand this part of the business. This will include all aspects of bid writing and bid management for tendered business, as well as direct sales and partnership development to secure new contracts and revenue generating opportunities.
The skills & experience
- Successful Bid Writer/Business Development Manager, with significant experience of bid writing and managing bid processes. An understanding of business development in a public sector/e-assessment context would be advantageous.
- Experience of supporting/coaching small teams of more junior reports and working with them to achieve specific project outcomes and in the face of tight timescales.
- Strong stakeholder management experience
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
*This role can be home based across the UK but will require occasional travel to the London head office as and when required*
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