Business Development Researcher

Vauxhall, London, SW8
Circa £43k
14 Dec 2017
14 Jan 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Business Development Researcher
Circa £43k
Head Office, Vauxhall, London SW8
Full time, 35 hours per week
Ref: 1266

One in six people in the UK will have a disability in their lifetime and we want to make sure they have the opportunity to live their lives to their full potential.

Leonard Cheshire Disability is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for disabled people.  Our services include high-quality care and community support together with innovative projects in the UK and internationally supporting disabled people into education, employment and entrepreneurship. In 2017 we launched our new strategy to radically improve the life choices of people with disabilities, articulating our aim to support journeys towards independence.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop and lead a best practice and innovative research function to support the creation and expansion of our business partnerships. Identifying potential and developing current partners, you will produce detailed plans to engage effectively with a range of partners and potential partners across the private, voluntary and public sectors both in the UK and internationally. 

You will bring significant experience of developing and embedding a highly effective research function along with extensive experience and knowledge of industry research techniques and tools.  You will be highly customer focused, have commercial acumen and possess the ability to operate at a strategic level. You will have excellent solutions focused project skills and be an analytical thinker with an organised and rigorous approach. 

If you share a commitment to the values and ethos of our charity, we look forward to hearing from you.

A satisfactory disclosure check is required for this post.

Closing Date: 21st January, 2018.

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