Service Design & Bid Development Manager

Guidant Group
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to be a part of creating a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe, connected and supported to reach their aspirations? Do you have what it takes to play a key role in the strategic development and growth of a charity that makes a profound and lasting difference to people's lives? If so, working at Nacro could be perfect for you.

We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years' experience of changing lives. Our impressive range of services across England and Wales cover education, housing, support and wellbeing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending. We advise and we speak out for and with disadvantaged young people and adults. We never give up.

We are now seeking to add to our business development team a service design and bid development manager with specific expertise in substance misuse. Working closely with the business and as part of the bid development team, the successful candidate will have the ability to create new, competitive service models which reflect Nacro's philosophy and the requirements of commissioners, and be able to write compelling bids.

To be successful in this role, you will need a can-do attitude and the ability to work well with others to generate their support and contributions to bids, as well as being able to deliver to tight timescales. It goes without saying that you will have an excellent written style and know how to present to commissioners and service users in a lively and engaging way. You will also be a subject expert on substance misuse, with relevant operational and business development experience.
There is some flexibility on the location of these posts. If based in London, area weighting will be payable.

Interview/Assessment Centres held end of July/early August

What we offer
* 28 days of annual leave per year (accruing one additional day per year up to five days)
* Pension scheme and season ticket loan
* Training and professional development opportunities
* A friendly, supportive and dedicated working environment

Our Vision, Mission & Values
Our vision is a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe and supported to reach their aspirations. Our mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime and prevent offending behaviour. Our values are to be courageous, inspiring, reliable and focused on outcomes. We adhere to them across our services, which include education, housing, substance misuse treatment, the prevention of reoffending, and in our work to influence policy.

Equal Opportunities Statement
We value the diverse nature of its staff and of those using its services, and is committed to ensuring that this is reflected in all its practices, policies and services.

Our commitment to equity involves much more than equality of access and tackling discrimination - it requires the whole of their workforce to actively embrace and promote the benefits and opportunities that diversity brings to the organisation.

If you're keen to make a real difference at the same time as helping to transform and develop a vital and passionate workforce, we would be delighted to hear from you. You can read more about the ways in which Nacro's work has changed lives here

Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.