Prospectus is excited to working with KIDS on an exclusive search for a Head of National Business Development to join in a newly created position that is focused on winning new contracts and bids through tendering processes. The charity currently works with local authorities in across England to support over 13,500 people from birth to 25 years old and provide over 120,000 hours of essential short breaks. They ensure young people have the opportunity to learn, play, build friendships, gain confidence and improve their well-being, whilst providing vital time and emotional and practical support to parents and siblings.
The role is offered on a permanent, full time basis paying £40,000 to £49,000 per annum with flexible working built in with a base in Central London that you will need to be at two days a week. This position will require some travelling around England with the charity's main focus in the South East/London, West Midlands, Lincolnshire and South West.
This position will initially help develop the organisational growth strategy and with senior management, you will plan how KIDS will approach Clinical Commissioning Groups and other health and social care providers. The role is blended giving the post holder a range of operational responsibility as well in overseeing and managing a portfolio of national projects by identifying, evaluating and realising opportunities for development of existing national projects alongside the funding and development of new projects. You will line manage the Contracts and Tender Manager with an established team around you meaning that you will have a have a more strategic view, whilst also having to undertake some bid writing and other simpler tasks.
They are looking for someone with demonstrable experience in bid writing and winning contracts and new business from Clinical Commissioning Groups, national government and other health and social care providers. This role has a large amount of autonomy so you will need to self-starter who is comfortable developing new ideas.
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