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Development Manager

NFP People
London, UK
Closing date
29 Oct 2020

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Development Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Manager to take the lead on the development of new business through tenders for health contracts and sourcing and building opportunities for access to property.

Position: Development Manager - Health and Property

Location: Head Office/London Bridge

Hours: Full-Time, 39 hours, Monday-Friday

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £37,224 rising to £38,100 per annum

Benefits: Company Mobile Phone, Company Pension, Employee Discounts, Generous Holiday, Great Working Environment, In House Training, Progression Opportunities, Recognised Qualifications, Travel/Season Ticket Loans.

Closing Date: 21 October 2020

Interview Date: As and when

Join a vibrant charity that has been supporting and empowering vulnerable adults and children since 1970. This year is the charity's 50th anniversary so it is an exciting time to join!

The Role

The Performance and Development Directorate drives the quality assurance of current delivery and seeks to achieve continuous improvement and innovation to optimise outcomes for services users.

Key Responsibilities of the Development Manager:

Driving strong income growth through partnership working.
Lead on high quality bid writing and applications in line with organisational requirements.
Create and nurture new, high-value strategic partnerships linking the charity with local health and housing associations.
Research and identify opportunities which can diversify our income associated with the health offer.
Influence business development and property strategies, ensuring that potential new growth opportunities are evaluated, developed and transferred into live projects to meet development targets.
Keep up to date with commissioning trends and priorities in housing, care, support, health and community developments nationally, but particularly in London.
Work closely with operational staff to develop staffing structures and service delivery models to ensure best outcomes for service users.
Attend meetings and nurture relationships with Commissioners at tender briefings and strategic and partnership fora as required.
Take part in the preparation of tender presentations and participate in clarification interviews, if require

About You

As Development Manager you will have:

Experience of driving strong income growth via different channels including at least one of the following: local authorities, NHS Trusts, CCGs, GP Federations, regional and national health bodies and/or grant giving institutions.
Natural ability to create and nurture new, high-value strategic partnerships.
Knowledge and understanding of health commissioning.
A track record of developing new business from inception to delivery using a collaborative approach.
Strong written and presentation skills.
Strong influencing and communication skills (both written and spoken), comfortable operating in a range of environments and across levels of seniority.
Basic research and analysis experience.
Experience of developing and/or managing services for people affected by a crisis.
Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately

Experience of working with or within housing associations or the housing sector and co-production and recovery approaches would be beneficial in this role.

So if you want to work for an organisation that offers a culture of learning and development, with access to an extensive range of learning and development opportunities as well as genuine career progression... apply today!

About the Organisation

The charity supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions by campaigning and advocating nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home, to helping them to get the right mental health support, the organisation supports people at the moment of crisis and enable them to build a life beyond crisis.

Applications from candidates with lived experience are welcomed, the organisation is proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

You may also have experience in areas such as Partnerships, Development, Tender, Health, Health and Property, Business Opportunities, Business Opportunity, Key Partnerships, Partnerships Manager, Partnerships Lead, Housing, Social Housing, Income Generation Manager, Income Generation, Bid Writing, Bid Writer, Bid, Bids, Engagement Manager, Income Generation Lead
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