This is an exciting new role leading Missing People’s first Business Development Unit focused on statutory funding, commissioned services, and innovative pilots. The Head of Business Development will be responsible for developing and delivering a strategy to increase impact and income in this area - in time to over £1m. You will lead a team of high-performing individuals, who have experience of managing and/ or bidding for commissioned services and projects to deliver that strategy. This is a unique opportunity for a senior leader to take something with great potential to the next level, and reap the rewards of seeing the impact this makes of the lives of people in crisis.
Head of Business Development Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Policy and Development, you will work closely with Directors, the CEO and the Fundraising team to secure funding for pilots and ‘proof of concept work’, that could be commissioned services of the future, funding to continue existing commissioned services and statutory sources of income to fund our core services and key projects.
Head of Business Development Requirements:
The successful candidate will be results driven, have a make things happen approach and bring a consistent track record of developing strategic partnerships and securing income to increase impact. You will have excellent senior leadership skills, focused on developing a strategic vision, in motivating a skilled team, in garnering support from colleagues and external networks and in delivering against targets and deadlines
About Missing People:
Missing People is an independent charity that relies on donations. Our Vision is that every missing person is found safe.
Somebody goes missing in the UK every 90 seconds. We are a non-judgemental, highly skilled team of staff and volunteers working around the clock for everyone who needs us. We provide free 24-hour confidential support, help, advice by phone, email, text and online, including the opportunity to reconnect. We also coordinate a UK wide network of people, businesses and media to join the search when someone goes missing.
Location: Mortlake, South West London but homeworking at present
Job type: Part Time, Permanent.
Hours: 21 to 28 hours per week
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 pro rata
Closing date: 8th June 2020 (23.59pm)
1st Interviews: (by video) 15 June 2020
Second Interviews (by video) 19 June 2020
Start Date: from July 2020
You may have experience of the following: Business Development Manager, Head of Business Development, Sales Manager, New Business Development, Account Management, Client Relationship, Senior Sales Executive, Business Development, Head of Sales, Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, etc.