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Director of Business Development (UK Flexible)

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 3 hours ago

Description:

Title: Director of Business Development

Salary: £80,000 to £85,000

Hours/Contract: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Based: UK - Flexible

Closing date: 9th May 2021

Interview date: 28th May 2021

About the Role

It is a very exciting time to join Marie Curie as we enter into a phase of change, collaboration & partnership with others to ensure that more people have access to a better end of life experience.

Our transformational journey will ensure that everyone who is dying, and their families can receive the love, support & care they need. As part of making this happen, we are embarking on exploring other opportunities for securing commercial income through joint work with the fundraising team and strategic philanthropic supporters of Marie Curie; and working in partnership with other organisations to lever significant financial, quality and business benefits.

The Director of Business Development will lead the strengthening of our partnership with other organisations and will explore securing commercial income. This will include developing a strategic plan for growth, overseeing the procurement and implementation of a contract management system, optimising the systems and processes supporting the business function. The post holder will oversee the planning and implementation of business plans for the entry into new markets; and develop, plan, and implement commercial plans and strategies.

The strategic direction will be securing additional lines of business and commercial activity in line with our strategic aims of the charity. This will involve market analysis, market testing and developing the capability and capacity within the business teams to work alongside operational teams to secure additional business. The overarching aim of the post will be to move us from a baseline of £45 million income (mainly NHS contracts) to ensure that we have a growing and sustainable business model for our care and support services.

About You

An expert in best practice, business development and commercial acumen you will lead by example and create an environment to inspire and motivate the team.

Your experience is likely to come from within the third sector working for a large Charity, the NHS or from a management consultancy - however we welcome applications from Business Development professionals from other sector backgrounds.

You will bring your strong interpersonal skills to enable you to forge and nurture successful working relationships with ease. You will create a shared vision and ensure that the aims of joint working are developed across all departments. Your ability in engaging, partnering with others to deliver change, influencing & communicating effectively with a range of senior level stakeholders and audiences.

Application Instructions

Please submit your CV accompanied by a suitability statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) describing your relevant skills and experience against the candidate pack.

The deadline for applications is 9th May 2021

Shortlisting will take place between 10th - 14th May 2021. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undertake an on-line Occupational Personality Questionnaire, and to prepare a short presentation. The topic will be provided to candidates selected ahead of the interview.

Final round interviews will take place on 28th May 2021

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Basic criminal record check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

About Us

Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed, and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance, and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

Job Details

1186778999
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:00:00 EST
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London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Permanent