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Development Manager (Bristol South West)

£42664 per annum
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Development Manager (Bristol, South West)
South West/Bristol (travel within the role to work elsewhere may be required)
Working with Community organisations, local authorities and others in the sector
About Us
Locality is the national membership network for community organisations. Our goal is simple: to help local community organisations be the best that they can be and to create a supportive environment for their work.
We are currently looking for a Development Manager to join our Services Team on a permanent, full-time basis.
The Benefits
- Salary of £42,664 per annum
- Flexible working and home working options
- 25 days’ holiday
- Three grace days between Christmas and New Year
- Pension scheme with enhanced employer contribution
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Simply Health Cash Plan
- Interest free season ticket loan
- Cycle to work scheme
If you have experience in designing and delivering consultancy services to a range of community sector organisations, this is a brilliant opportunity to join an ambitious organisation that’s making a difference to communities across the UK.
You’ll have the chance to expand our reach, improve our services and positively impact our members, team and organisation by bringing fresh new ideas, an excellent leadership style and lots of enthusiasm.
Awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People, we strive to create a work environment where everyone supports one another and are keen to provide training and development opportunities so our staff can grow, learn new skills and reach their career goals.
Interested? Then, apply today!
The Role
As a Development Manager, you’ll help community organisations throughout Bristol and the South West achieve their goals.
Strengthening our local and regional influence and impact, you’ll play a key role in developing much needed services relevant to our members across the region and driving their organisations forward.
Leading a dedicated team, you’ll ensure we deliver tailored and high-quality consultancy, business advice and support to members, community organisations and other stakeholders, including local authorities.
You’ll build strong external relationships and partnerships and identify and develop new business development opportunities to grow our earned income and meet agreed targets.
About You
To join us as a Development Manager, you will need:
- Experience in designing and delivering consultancy services
- Experience of winning contracts and funding bids
- A track record of successful business development, innovation, management and delivery
- Experience in building effective delivery partnerships
- An in-depth understanding of community enterprise, community asset development, community contracting, localism and related fields
- The ability to work with members, assess needs and develop appropriate services
- The ability to inspire and motivate people
- A commitment to achieving social change
- Good IT skills
Demonstrable experience in developing, controlling and reviewing budgets would be beneficial to your application, as would experience in managing teams and complex projects.
Good team development skills with the ability to deploy staffing resources effectively and profitably would also be advantageous.
We expect the role to be full-time, however, in line with our flexible working policies, if you would like to suggest alternative arrangements, just let us know.
The closing date for applications is 10am on 13th December 2021.
Other organisations may call this role Community Development Manager, Senior Enterprise Advisor, Senior Community Enterprise Advisor, or Senior Enterprise Development Advisor.
Webrecruit and Locality UK are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Development Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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