£40.8k per year + Benefits



Job Description

Job title: Business Development Manager

Salary: £40,800 per annum

Location: London

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Benefits: Work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme

Business overview

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join the Forward Trust.

You will also be supported to learn new skills in areas of interest, identify self-development goals, and pursue avenues for career progression.

Job description for the Business Development Manager

The Business Development Manager will take a leading role regularly presenting work to, and collaborating with, members of the Senior Management Team. Duties include:

* Making recommendations on individual opportunities
* Proposing the case for expanding our service offer into complementary markets
* Tendering for opportunities
* Developing compelling service offers
* Coordinating the work of operational Subject Matter Experts, the Finance team, HR, Facilities, Governance, and Fundraising and Communications
* Project managing tender processes with tact and sensitivity
* Overseeing a successful writing process that results in high quality technical bid responses, completed to tight timescales

Requirements for the Business Development Manager

* Experience in a Management role
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Able to stay calm under pressure and keep to deadlines
* Strong sales and negotiation techniques
* Strong problem-solving and creative skills
* No prior knowledge of the substance misuse sector is essential as you will be supported by colleagues in the Research and Operational teams to build a broad substance misuse knowledge-base

Closing Date: Thursday 23 rd May 2019