Head of Business Development

£55000 - £60000 per annum
12 Sep 2016
10 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type
A leading charity based in Oxon are recruiting for a Head of Business Development. This is a fantastic chance to work in a newly created role and diversify the income streams of the charity.

Core Responsibilities:

Lead the Business Development team by example working closely with the Directors and Heads of Programme to Identify , qualify and secure Programmes and Projects that will contribute to the Charity's vision.

Ensure that the Programme/Projects to be delivered will provide significant and relevant impacts for funders at the best possible price.

Provide structure and focus for pitching/tendering process. As part of securing work plan and secure the necessary staff, skills and financial resources. Ensure cross team working to deliver pitches/tenders effectively and efficiently.

Work closely with Directors and Business Account Managers to leverage relationships to develop targeted strategies for generating both new and additional funded Programmes and projects.

Provide leadership in business development:, coach, delegate and empower others as part of securing new programme/projects.

Promote partnerships with other organisations and individuals with shared objectives to get things done.

Candidate Requirements:
-Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline
-Evidence of successfully leading a business development team
-Strong strategic thinking skills and the proven ability to translate strategies into practical delivery tactics.
-A track record of identifying, developing and securing programmes and projects in a demanding commercially orientated environment.
-Strong commercial acumen, ability to understand business constraints and drivers and adapt arguments to address these
-An appreciation of both private and public sector operations and culture
-Excellent communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal.
-High levels of self-motivation and a strong personal commitment to resource efficiency

If you feel you meet the above criteria then please apply now! c.maurice@edenbrown.com or 0203 017 5001

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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