Business Development Manager

Job Category: Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote
Salary: £40000 - £50000

As a Business Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving our growth strategy in line with our company’s mission. You will be actively involved in conducting market analysis, stakeholder engagement, and proposal development, working closely with the Director for Business Development, and providing support to more junior members of the Business Development team.

Key Responsibilities as a Business Development Manager:

Market Analysis:

  • Demonstrate commitment to conducting in-depth market research to identify trends, opportunities, and challenges.
  • Stay informed about industry developments, policy changes, and competitor activities and contribute to Get Set UK’s commercial growth.
  • Demonstrate drive and focus in identifying and assessing new tender opportunities.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Build and nurture relationships with stakeholders, including government bodies, local authorities, and sector organizations.
  • Proudly represent the organisation at industry events and networking forums.
  • Create effective supply chains for proposals in line with our vision and strategy.

Proposal Development:

  • Effectively lead the preparation of proposal responses for smaller tenders.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in managing project proposal responses, overseeing the team, solution design, supply chain, finance, and drafting.
  • Draft question responses and actively contribute to the reviewing and editing process.

Business Strategy:

  • Support the Director of Business Development in developing and implementing growth strategies aligned with organizational goals.

Collaboration:

  • Collaborate efficiently with internal teams, including finance, marketing, HR, and operations. Management:
  • Manage and coach Business Development Executives, contributing to people development.

Ideal Candidate Profile: Business Development Manager

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent. Evidence of continued professional development is a plus.
  • Experience: 5+ years in a business development role with experience in bidding for government-funded contracts.

Skills and Attributes for a Business Development Manager:

  • Industry Knowledge: Understand UK government contracting processes and business landscape.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal skills, adept at crafting compelling proposals.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Build and nurture relationships with stakeholders, represent the organization at events.
  • Leadership and Management: Lead project proposals, manage teams, and coach Business Development Executives.
  • Strategic Thinking: Align activities with organizational goals, think strategically, and drive growth.
  • Collaboration: Work efficiently with internal teams across functions.
  • Independence and Initiative: Work independently, show initiative in identifying new opportunities.
  • Professional Integrity: Conduct thorough and ethical market research.
  • Adaptability: Adapt to changing market conditions and stay informed about industry developments.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and strategic individual with a strong track record in business development, capable of supporting growth and demonstrating leadership, communication, and collaboration skills.

Benefits:

  • Company pension & events
  • Gym membership
  • Private medical insurance; Wellness programs
  • Employee Forum (Your voice matters, our employees have a say in how we run the
    business.)

We are a Disability Confident Employer and welcome all applications. Get Set UK is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering employment without regard to age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, and any other protected status. Our aim is to support and maintain the physical and mental health of all people at work. If you require reasonable adjustments in applying for a role within, Get Set UK Group, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to HR Department at recruitment@getsetuk.co.uk

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