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Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Service Development Manager

South West England

£34,788-£38,813 pa

Permanent/Full Time (37.5 Hours per week)

We have an exciting opportunity to join St Mungo’s as a Service Development Manager, covering our South West England Region.

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions.  As a homelessness charity and housing association our clients are at the heart of what we do. We provide a bed and support to more than 2,700 people a night who are either homeless or at risk, and work to end homelessness and rebuild lives.

This will have a particular focus on delivering new housing and homeless projects, developing and improving our current provision. This role is based in either Oxford or Bristol but travel across the region and London is expected.

Key responsibilities in this role are:

  • To investigate and develop new business opportunities. To work with the Service Director and Business Development Team on developing and growing our portfolio of services within the Region; supporting the development of regional pipelines and a regional growth strategy.
  • To establish and implement new contracts. To be directly responsible for the successful implementation and startup of new teams and services.
  • To support Regional Heads where management gaps, issues or opportunities arise. To lead and motivate the managers responsible for the day to day delivery of an agreed number of teams within the region.
  • To build a network of contacts across the region. To represent St Mungo’s to external stakeholders, including local authorities and other funders.
  • To support Service Managers in delivering best practice across their services. To help develop and implement processes, initiatives, policies and procedures, and services that promote the key ambitions and approaches of the organisation.

We are looking for someone with the demonstrable ability to complete delegated tasks and to effectively manage multiple service priorities and commissioner contacts. Someone with the energy and project management skills to successfully seize opportunities, trouble shoot problems, implement projects and ensure effective contract compliance. If you have experience of leading teams to deliver services to groups of vulnerable clients, in an outreach, supported housing, care or other relevant environment; of networking, liaising and negotiating and, of successfully setting up new services we encourage you to apply.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development.

If you believe that you have what we are looking for, and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless, we encourage you to apply.

Please ensure that you read the comprehensive job description and person specification for the role. When applying please address the person specification, clearly setting out how you meet the requirements for the role. To view job descriptions on our vacancies page, please click on the document available tab above the relevant job advert.

To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s Careers page.

Closing date: 10am on Monday 25 November 2019

Interview and assessments on: Thursday 12 December 2019 (taking place in Bristol)

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at senior management level.

At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

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Posted on: 11 November 2019
Closing date: 25 November 2019
Tags: Senior Management,Social Care/Development
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