Business Development Manager

Recruiter
HEALTHWATCH NORFOLK
Location
Wymondham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Ref
1222418710
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
TITLE: Business Development Manager

Based at: Elm Farm Dairies, Wymondham,

Salary banding: £32, 786 - £45,384 pa

Reporting to: Healthwatch Norfolk Chief Executive

Responsible for: Information Analyst and Information Support Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Main Purpose of the Job
  • Contribute to the effective management and delivery of Healthwatch Norfolk (HWN) strategic objectives, including helping the CEO, Senior Management Team and the Board set strategic priorities.
  • Actively seek funding opportunities to undertake research which will enhance health and social care outcomes for the population of Norfolk

Main Tasks
  1. Identify gaps in our knowledge about the health and social care needs of Norfolk people and look to address these, particularly through working with key partners and sourcing appropriate funding opportunities.
  2. Lead and promote HWN's independence in relation to undertaking research/project evaluation for stakeholders - scoping, specifying, costing and bidding for commissioned work.
  3. Provide information on what information or research findings are already available around for example service performance or user views.
  4. Develop approaches which disseminate information to those who need it in a timely and efficient way, supporting our wider external engagement through the provision of research and policy advice and responses to external and internal research enquiries.
  5. Collaborative approach working with both internal and external stakeholders. Deliver robust, valid and reliable reports. Determine and quality assure research protocols/standards and practices To undertake any other duties commensurate with the post.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent.
  • Excellent organisational, research, analytical, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Experience of and understanding of different research methodologies and techniques.
  • Experience of project management
  • A broad understanding of current policies and issues within the health and social care agenda, with particular knowledge of NHS commissioning, health/public health, LA and the voluntary/third sector.
  • Ability to oversee the analysis and production of reports.
  • Collaborative and diplomatic, building relationships with key partner organisations.
  • Strong communication skills both in person and in writing.
  • Ability to negotiate, influence and persuade at all levels.
  • Self motivated with a flexible approach.
  • Ability to work within a team and able to work on own initiative.
  • Experience of developing new initiatives.
  • Competent in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access and Internet, knowledge of Sharepoint or similar programmes.
  • Ability to cope with a high workload and a variety of challenging situations in a calm and sensitive manner.
  • Ability to travel when required.

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