Overview

Salary: £37,224 rising to £38,100 after 12 months and successful probation

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Health
Reporting to: Head of Innovations and Partnership ‑ Health
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Interview Date: 20 September 2022

About the Service/Department
The Performance and Development Directorate drives the quality assurance of current delivery and seeks to achieve continuous improvement and innovation to optimise outcomes for our services users.

About the role
The Business Development Manager will take the lead on the development of new business through tenders for health contracts and sourcing and building opportunities for access to property; contributing to Hestia’s ambitious growth targets

Some other main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Natural ability to create and nurture new, high-value strategic partnerships linking Hestia with local health and housing associations.
  • Research and identify opportunities which can diversify our income associated with our health offer
  • Influence Hestia’s business development and property strategies, ensuring that potential new growth opportunities are evaluated, developed and transferred into live projects to meet development targets

About you

  • Experience working with, or within housing associations or the housing sector (desirable)
  • Natural ability to create and nurture new, high-value strategic partnerships
  • Knowledge and understanding of health commissioning
  • A track record of developing new business from inception to delivery using a collaborative approach
  • Strong written and presentation skills
  • Strong influencing and communication skills (both written and spoken), comfortable operating in a range of environments and across levels of seniority
  • Basic research and analysis experience
  • Experience of developing and/or managing services for people affected by a crisis
  • Experience of co-production and recovery approaches (desirable)
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately
  • Experience of driving strong income growth via different channels including at least one of the following: local authorities, NHS Trusts, CCGs, GP Federations, regional and national health bodies and/or grant giving institutions (essential)

Please see the attached documents for the full job description and more information about Hestia.

What Hestia offers

  • Holiday allowance of 25days/195hours per annum plus 8days/62.4hours public holidays (pro rata)
  • Company Pension
  • Learning and Development Opportunities (including career progression opportunities across our services and departments, a full 9 month induction providing an understanding of The Hestia Approach and all Hestia’s practices and policies to support your career in Hestia and if applicable, a foundation knowledge to attain a Skills for Care Certificate)
  • Hestia Rewards exclusive membership (Hestia Rewards is our staff wellbeing and benefits scheme which provides access to fantastic retail discounts, gym membership discounts, recognise a colleague eCards etc.)
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing support tools including our Employee Assistance Programme, Flexible working (including holiday trading and TOIL) and some roles include Clinical Supervision
  • Other benefits such as Eye care vouchers, Travel/Season Ticket Loans and Cycle to work scheme (with up to 40% savings on a new bike).
  • If applicable to the role, Hestia will also support you on joining our existing ASYE (Assisted and Supported Year in Employment) programme if you are interested and fit the criteria.

About Hestia

Hestia supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions. We campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.

Hestia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people who are potentially at risk, and we therefore expect all staff and volunteers to do the same. We require all staff to undertake internal and external safeguarding training throughout their employment with Hestia.

Please note
If offered a role with Hestia, you will be issued a conditional offer based on satisfactory references and an Enhanced disclosure/DBS check.

This job description is subject to change depending on the needs of the service/department.

We recommend that you apply at your earliest convenience as we screen applications as they are received as well as interview and appoint suitable candidates on this basis (regardless of the closing date). We may also contact unsuccessful applicants regarding other suitable opportunities within Hestia.

Disability confident
Hestia is a disability confident employer, committed to the employment and career development of individual with disabilities. As part of this commitment, we operate a guaranteed interview scheme for all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the role they have applied for. We will also accommodate reasonable adjustment during the selection and interview process and throughout your employment with us.

Hestia 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. But we particularly welcome individuals from an ethnic minority background and those with disabilities to apply. As an organisation, we are committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and value the skills, abilities, talent and experiences, different people and communities bring to our organisation.

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