Strategic Director (Business Development)

Wilpshire, BB1
£45,218 to £51,954 per annum
21 Dec 2018
17 Jan 2019
HR Department
Full Time
Contract Type

Do you believe in social justice and that every child, family and vulnerable adult should have the opportunity to create the future they want? We want our vision to become a reality and we are looking for exceptional business development expert to join our Senior Leadership Team as our Strategic Director of Business Development, to help us achieve our ambitions through the growth and development of our services and income streams across the North West of England. 

Strategic Director (Business Development)
Head Office, Wilpshire BB1 
Salary: £45,218 to £51,954 per annum 
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week (Mon-Thurs 9.00-17.00 Fri 9.00-16.30)

Child Action Northwest is a leading Children and Families Charity delivering a broad range of services. Alongside our associated Community Interest Company and Trading arm CANWe Solutions, we enable individuals to make positive changes to their lives. We are looking for individuals who will bring creativity, innovation and proactivity, to secure new channels of funding, strengthen internal process, and build the business development capacity across the organisation. A team player you will help us drive forward our ambition for growth, innovation and excellence across our service portfolio. You will have strategic vision and the drive and passion to ensure that we always make a positive impact on the communities and with the individuals we support.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team you will be responsible for the development and implementation of an effective income generation strategy through leading on grant proposals, contract opportunities and identifying fundraising opportunities. You will take the lead in coordinating bid teams across the Charity and taking forward negotiations for specific services and activities with commissioning bodies, ensuring the completion of high quality, competitive and compliant proposals and tenders.

Reporting to the CEO this critical role will ensure the organisation has a clear business development and growth strategy in place, ensuring excellence, monitoring quality and demonstrating the impact of our service in bringing about positive change. You will be able to demonstrate positive leadership skills, build relationships at all levels and work to a strong person centred value base.You will lead an innovative business and partnership development team and provide oversight of CANWe solutions, ensuring we maximise trading opportunities and opportunities for innovative growth. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of developing high quality, successful proposals and commercial tenders demonstrating excellent project management skills, with the ability to lead and work collaboratively with service teams.

We provide an excellent package of support to ensure you continue to develop your professional skills and expertise and offer flexibility in working arrangements.

Closing Date: 12noon on Thursday 17th January 2019 
Interview Date: To be held on 31st January 2019

Please note young people will also be involved in the assessment process between 5-6 pm on the day of the interview. 

To Apply and for More information:

Complete and return the Application, Criminal Record Declaration and Monitoring form to us following the instructions in the attached application documents.

Please read the documents carefully and ensure that you clearly demonstrate on the Application Form how you meet the requirements as listed on the Person Specification. You will be able to find out more about the organisation and the services we offer on our website.

All roles within CANW have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children and adults.

This role will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check against the Child’s Barred List.

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