Business Development Manager
Alliance Psychological Services Limited
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Alliance Psychological Services is an independent provider of counselling and psychological therapy services based in the Tees Valley area and working across the North-East region. We are working in partnership with Middlesbrough & Stockton Mind to deliver the IMPACT on Teesside service.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
FULL TIME/ PART TIME - PERMANENT
Salary Scale: £50,000 per annum, pro rata to hours worked.
Main duties of the job
We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager. The postholder will lead the business development and expansion of services within Alliance Psychological Services with support from the Business Development Assistant.
It is the responsibility of the Business Development Manager to grow and develop the business alongside the Director and an established management team. This is an exciting opportunity, in an expanding organisation, which will have a significant impact on attitudes and behaviour around mental health in organisations across all industry sectors.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience in developing new services, either from a business development or operational position. You should already have established contacts within the sector and will have a background in managing and working with a team. You should have experience of working within mental health services, with a strong understanding of how they are set up and how they operate on a day-to-day basis.
We are looking for a team player who is motivated and ready to get stuck into a demanding and exciting role.
Full time and part time positions are available.
You must have right to work in the UK as we are currently unable to offer working visa opportunities.
For more information on this post please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 26th November 2023
Interview dates: 4th December 2023
Alliance offers first rate training and development opportunities, 38 days annual leave pro rata, rising 1 day every 5 years of service (as well as the option to purchase additional annual leave) EAP health scheme including costs towards eye tests/glasses, dental treatment, physio treatment, life insurance and shopping discounts alongside a 3% contributory pension scheme. We also offer lots of health and wellbeing initiatives for our staff and promote flexible working for a positive work life balance.
Alliance Psychological Services has organisational responsibility for safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults within our service, part of this is to follow safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is also a requirement that all staff understand it is each persons individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children.
Please note that due to the nature of the duties of these roles, an enhanced criminal records disclosure will be sought in the event of a successful application.
Alliance Psychological Services Limited is committed to promoting equal opportunities in our employment practice and service delivery. We are signatories to the Mindful Employers Charter. Alliance also has Investors in People status and is a Living Wage employer.
Undertake business planning for opportunities that have been identified through Alliances strategic objectives. This will include understanding the context of the opportunity, market analyses including competitor analysis, market influences, detailed information on current and proposed customers, environmental and external factor analysis, resource and sales/income forecasting, staffing, developing the marketing plan (including promotional marketing campaigns)
Managing internal and external stakeholders, building excellent relationships across directorates and service lines (internally) and with commissioners, potential commissioners and other Trust-wide stakeholders including potential partners (externally)
Project managing each of the service developments, using robust project management techniques to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
To develop the organisation, expanding our clients who will be interested in a range of services, which will include bespoke mental health programmes led by facilitated training, advisory and other support services.
Shape the future of the organisation by engaging in meetings that develop the organisation and the services we offer.
Liaise with the finance team as appropriate when planning new services.
Work with the Marketing Assistant to develop and deliver on initiatives and campaigns, including creating digital and printed materials, and utilising traditional and digital channels such as podcasts, video, webinars, and social media.
Lead on and assist with press releases and implement social media strategies for business development within Alliance.
Be part of planning, managing, and attending events, conferences, webinars, and seminars as part of our marketing and business development campaigns.
Undertake detailed assessment and appraisal of bids and tenders and support the development of business cases to inform the management team whether potential opportunities should be explored.
Lead on the preparation, development and submission of tenders, including attendance at bidder information events; service modelling; writing, editing and formatting of the tender submissions.
Ensure that there are robust transition plans following a contract award to operational mobilisation for new services.
Undertake robust risk management and due diligence within each of the projects ensuring these are resolved where possible or escalated if required.
Line management of the Business Development Assistant, Marketing and Training co-ordinator.
Any other duties that may be required to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the business development functions of the service.
To operate within agreed NHS, Alliance and professional guidelines, policies and procedures and Codes of Practice.
To ensure a safe and secure working environment for self and others and to take action as necessary within Health and Safety and other guidelines.
To promote and value the rights, responsibilities and diversity of people using the Service.
To undertake all mandatory training appropriate to their role.
This job description is designed to identify principal responsibilities only. The post holder is required to be flexible in developing the role in accordance with changes in Alliances organisational objectives and priorities.