10GM - Business Development Lead

Job Title: 
Business Development Lead-10GM
Business development
Contract Type: 
37 hours per week
Greater Manchester
Recruitment Type: 
Wednesday, 9 September, 2020 - 00:00

10GM is a joint venture by local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector infrastructure organisations in Greater Manchester: Bolton CVS, Salford CVS, Macc and Action Together. These local organisations provide a range of support including organisational and group development, accredited Volunteer Centres, locality and thematic networks, action groups and strategic representation across a wide range of partnerships. 10GM works strategically to strengthen support for the VCSE sector at borough level and ensure connectivity and engagement across the whole of Greater Manchester. 10GM represents a combined membership of thousands of local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations working in communities and neighbourhoods all across the city-region.

An opportunity has now arisen for a Business Development Lead to join the 10GM team for a two year contract, drive opportunities and secure resources to help achieve 10GM’s plans and objectives.

The Benefits

      - Salary of £35,000 per annum

      - Flexible working opportunities

      - Ongoing professional development

      - 7% pension contribution (1% contribution by employee)

      - 25 days’ annual leave (plus eight Bank Holidays) pro rata

      - Work with a large diverse team committed to social justice

If you have operational management experience and exceptional bid writing skills, this is the ideal opportunity to develop and progress with an outstanding charitable initiative. This is an exciting time of change in Greater Manchester and we believe that VCSE sector organisations have an important part to play in work that benefits everyone. If you share our values and want to be a part of something big that will bring great things to Greater Manchester, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

As the Business Development Lead, you will be tasked with overseeing 10GM’s portfolio of contracted activities and lead on the development of partnerships, projects, organisational systems and procedures. Specifically, in addition to securing resources, you will develop and deliver a three year strategic plan in conjunction with 10GM member organisations that achieves the objectives shared by all. You will develop services and activities, identify and secure new income streams and lead a team in involvement with bids and tenders.

Your role will also involve:

      - Preparing tenders, contract bids and grant proposals

      - Establishing systems and processes for effective working

      - Leading on compliance activities including funding regulations and data

      - Ensuring suitable support is provided for 10GM board meetings

About You

To be considered as the Business Development Lead, you will need:

      - To be an exceptional bid writer who has excellent project and contract management skills

      - Knowledge and experience of organisational compliance and risk management

      - Experience in operational management and assuring quality and performance

      - To be organised and analytical in your approach

      - The confidence to set up and implement new systems and processes

      - To be an effective communicator in person and in writing, with demonstrable skills in report writing

      - Confidence with data, numbers and using a range of operational platforms and software

      - Great interpersonal skills and the ability to foster and maintain effective relationships internally and externally

Click Here for the Job Description

Click Here for the application form

The closing date for this role is the 9th September 2020 23:59pm

Completed applications should be sent by the closing date to jobs@10GM.org.uk.

Please use the subject line 'Confidential job application'

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