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Strategic Partnership Manager - Rhondda Cynon Taf

Cardiff (On-site)
Rhondda Cynon Taff
£42,435 per year
Job description

We are recruiting a Strategic Partnership Manager to work within our Place team.  You will work with a range of stakeholders including Community groups, Charities, Businesses, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and funders to launch, develop and grow Businesses in the Community’s Place work in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We are looking for someone who is able to quickly forge and develop relationships at all levels, who is highly organised, enthusiastic, adaptable, positive and proactive in their approach to work. The ideal candidate will have experience of managing multiple projects and priorities and identifying and applying for funding.

The role will involve:

  • Forming and managing strategic relationships with senior representatives from business, local government, voluntary and community organisations, and industry bodies to form cross-sector partnerships.
  • Develop a deep understanding of community needs, to map cross-sector opportunities and identify the role of business in creating long term sustainable change.
  • Engage key stakeholders (e.g., local businesses, local government, government departments, charities, Chambers of Commerce) who can contribute support and resource (time, money, skills, knowledge) in the socio-economic regeneration of the local community.
  • Identify and secure financial support from business, local government, trusts and foundations to enable action on priority issues and secure future sustainability of the project.
  • Drive action on the key issues identified from consultations in Rhondda Cynon Taf, with strategic support from BITC’s Place Director.

Experience Required

  • The successful candidate will have experience of engaging with senior stakeholders from business, local government, and community organisations, cultivating successful multi-stakeholder partnerships, a successful track record in securing funding, managing contracts and reporting to funders. 
  • You will be a strategic thinker, confident in public speaking and have an understanding of the political, social, and economic context of Rhondda Cynon Taf and South Wales.

You will be based in Rhondda Cynon Taf / Cardiff and be etiher homebased or work on a hybrid basis out of the Cardiff office.  

Closing date:  23 June 2024 

1st Interview date:  1 July 2024, 2nd interview date: 8 July 2024 

Salary:  Minimum of £42,435 per annum

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Business in the Community View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 06 June 2024
Closed date: 23 June 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: JUN20245479
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