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Job Ref:  DE01188
Employer:  Interserve
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Birmingham, Sheffield
23/10/2016 00:07
Hourly Rate Bands N/A Salaried/Hourly-Paid Salaried

Job purpose
We are currently looking to recruit a highly experienced, skilled and dynamic Business Development Manager to be an additional resource in assisting Interserve Learning & Employment to succeed in winning bids.

The successful post holder will manage, lead and contribute to a variety of business development projects within the Business Development Team. As the Business Development Manager on a bid you will be the key point of contact for the bid and will communicate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that all activities relating to the bid are completed to the required standards and timelines, including working with them to create compelling proposals in order to win bids.

The position requires the post holder to:
  • Have the end to end ownership of multiple work steams. Ultimate responsibility for quality and alignment of workstream content
  • Lead and be accountable for smaller (<£5m TCV) bids
  • Mentor Bid Coordinator/Apprentice Bid Coordinators
  • Project manage, sometimes virtually, bid team of > 10 workstreams and/or >20 max
  • Lead and or support meetings with multiple internal colleagues as part of the Bid development process, including solution design
  • Have a lead role in developing and nurturing a wide stakeholder network (partners, providers, funders, authorities, agencies etc)
  • Play an active and direct role within the bid development process, including the planning, analysis of customer requirements, solution, storyboarding and the production of high quality written content to tight deadlines
  • Write fluent, compelling and well-structured written responses using appropriate tools and packages as required in responding to PQQ's, ITT's and RFP's
  • Contribute and or lead work winning activity through effective and bespoke bid writing and development activities
  • Engage and develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders internal and external to the business, ensuring clear sight and pipeline of future opportunities
  • Support the review and critical improvement of bid responses
  • Generate new business sales leads to diversify our contract portfolio

Knowledge skills & experience
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of relevant markets which Interserve Learning & Employment operates within such as Skills, Employment, Justice or Healthcare
  • Proven experience of working in a commercial or corporate environment
  • Commercially aware and numerate
  • Bidding/Sales/Marketing experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to drive multiple stakeholders to deliver quality outputs to time and budget
  • Flexible and dynamic approach to work whilst being highly organised
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage and work to multiple deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills (essential) and use of bid writing and graphic software such as in design, (desirable)
  • Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally as appropriate to help shape and create high quality written responses
  • Ability to think innovatively
  • The ability to anticipate and resolve problems proactively
  • Good project management skills
  • Creative mind, evidenced through degree or equivalent level study
  • Ability to produce content quickly, and to a high standard, in order to meet challenging bid deadlines
  • Listen & communicate carefully and effectively
  • Flexibility to travel and working outside of a standard 9-5
  • Be able to work within a team environment and also on own
  • Ability to understand the organisation, the service being offered, the customer and the wider market
  • Ability to work under pressure in a target driven environment and must be extremely self-motivated

Working for us, you'll need to be a people person and you will be representing and promoting of our values. Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with Interserve Learning & Employment will be subject to a satisfactory check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We also offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with a disability who meet our minimum selection criteria.

About the company
Interserve Learning & Employment has a strong position in the education, skills and employability markets, with a significant share of the Work Programme and delivery across the country as one of the largest private sector suppliers of Apprenticeships.
Our ever-expanding team, of over 800 dedicated people, provides tailored support to help individuals in a range of situations: including young people leaving school and looking for the first step in their career, people in work who need help to progress through in-work training, people who have an illness which has prevented them from completing their journey into employment, and people who are ex-offenders wanting to turn their lives around, get back to work and re-join society. Whatever challenges someone faces, when they come to us, they receive flexible support to make sure they get the right help for them.

Working for Interserve Learning & Employment comes with a variety of benefits (equating to £1300 - £2400 per annum) such as:
• Mileage (40p per mile)
• Company Pension Scheme
• Healthcare Scheme
• Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
• Childcare Vouchers
• MyInterserve Perks (saving employees up to £1000 per annum!)
• Sharesave/Share Incentive Plan Schemes
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Life Assurance
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