Birmingham, West Midlands (On-site)
£56,631 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Business Development Director / Bids & Tenders (Mental Health Charity) 


£56,631 FTE

Hours 30-37.5 (optional)

Birmingham Mind has grown significantly and is now seeking a permanent Director of Business Development who will have responsibility for our newly formed Business department, External Training department and all income generation activities. We have a well-earned reputation for excelling in quality delivery and play a key role in influencing and supporting the wider mental health system.

We are looking for a creative person who will be able to lead and innovate in bid writing and income generation and will be a key part of the senior leadership team.

The postholder will build sustainable funding streams that will support the Charity as it moves forward with our vision of “Better Mental Health For All”. We are looking for someone who is passionate about mental health, and about third sector delivery, and who is a team player.

Do you have:

  • Significant senior manager experience working with a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience of being able to deliver successful tenders / bids of high quality within timescales set.
  • Experience of supporting operational managers to mobilise new services ensuring timescales are adhered to.
  • A can-do attitude that appreciates the variety of work needed in a Charity.
  • The ability to be an ambassador for Birmingham Mind, its values and its achievements.
  • Sound governance, financial understanding and risk management experience.

If you feel you have the skills, passion and experience needed to help us move forward then we look forward to hearing from you.

Benefits include an attractive defined contribution pension scheme, Paycare which offers employees affordable cover for a range of healthcare treatments, an Employee Assistance Programme which includes free counselling and a comprehensive training programme.

Our people are key to the success of the organisation, and we are recognised as both a Mindful Employer as well as achieving Gold standard success in Investors in People. We welcome applications from people who have experienced mental health difficulties and welcome people from underrepresented communities.

Once you click through to apply, you can download our Job Pack for further information. 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 14th July 2022

First Stage interviews to be held on Friday 29th July or Tuesday 2nd August 2022

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Posted on: 10 June 2022
Closed date: 10 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: NTXAX767213
Tags: Business Development