South East
£45000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are delighted to be working exclusively with Adoption UK a leading charity who specialise in providing support, community and advocacy for all those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents.

It is an exciting time to join the charity who have an ambitious 3-year growth plan, as the Business Development Manager you will feed into this, working closely with the Director, helping define and create strategy and plans.

The charity offers a good benefits scheme and allows staff to work flexibility, you will be required to travel to London and Banbury a couple of times per month. They are particularly keen to see a diverse pool of candidates and are running an inclusive recruitment process in partnership with us. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced manager who wants to join a growing team, as you will have the ability to influence and lead the growth of the charity.

Main duties for the Business Development Manager:
Work with the Director to create strategy and plans to meet 3 year objective
Support development of commercial products
Lead on tender responses
Manage pipeline and grow procurement opportunities
Secure growth in public sector contracts and grants


You will have:
Extensive business development experience
Ability to deliver complex projects within budget and timeframes
Able to make leadership decisions
Ability to contribute to overall strategy and goals
Knowledge of commercial sales in the public sector is desirable

Ashby Jenkins Recruitment are a specialist charity recruitment agency, we use our extensive sector knowledge and experience to match candidates to the most suitable roles. We take a relationship-led approach to recruitment, working ethically, supporting people to find their perfect role within the not-for-profit sector.

We are passionate about improving equality across the sector, you can read more about our commitment to diversity here.

If enough applications are received the charity reserve the right to end the application period sooner.


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Posted on: 28 March 2021
Closing date: 24 April 2021
Job ref: MP52518CT2038-488CH
Tags: Management
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