Vacancy Details

Business Development Manager

In 2019, Stockport Homes achieved three star ‘extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation and were recognised as one of Britain’s best employers for the tenth consecutive year running by the Sunday Times newspaper. We are the third Best Not-For-Profit Organisation to work for in the Sunday Times Top 100 list for 2019 (Number one in the Best Companies Top 25 Housing Organisations to Work for) and have also achieved Platinum Investors in People status for our approach to people management and development.

We are a values driven organisation committed to achieving our mission of ‘One team, transforming lives’, but we’re also entrepreneurial, maximising the value of our money and resources.

Joining us as Business Development Manager, you will develop, motivate and empower a virtual team of specialists from across the Group’s businesses to deliver a creative and proactive service.

Building effective strategic relationships with commissioners, funders and partners which develop firm foundations for new business, you will proactively identify opportunities for business growth and diversification and turn them into new business. You will ensure the timely completion and delivery of high quality expressions of interest, supplier questionnaires, bid submissions and pitches for new business and provide after sales support/account management to commissioners during the mobilisation of new contracts.

Candidates for this role must have strong interpersonal skills and personal credibility, coupled with experience of successfully managing staff – ideally including matrix management of a virtual team. With experience of exploiting business opportunities by writing a significant number of winning bids in a public sector or third sector environment, you should be capable of managing conflicting priorities and have a commitment to delivering high quality services.

A strong commercial awareness, financial acumen, excellent project management and planning skills are all essential requirements for the role.

Closing Date: 25th August
Interview Date: 6th and 12th September

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.