Strategic Lead

England,London,City of London
Up to £50000.00 per annum
25 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
William Britz
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for a Strategic Lead (Business Development)

Your new company
An iconic household name, that focuses on social welfare. This is a charity

Your new role
The Business Development Team has responsibility for overseeing the strategy for the markets we currently operate in, as well as those we seek to move in to. This role will be the Business Development Lead for the welfare market. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of welfare and the key stakeholders within this market. Candidates will demonstrate excellent stakeholder management skills and understanding of funding flows, competition, and the political environment and be driven by the desire to make the most difference to the people who come to us for help.In this role, you will be responsible for researching and producing a targeted market strategy and account management plan, working with internal stakeholders to ensure the organisation has a clear vision of what we want to achieve in your lead market area and how we get there. In a typical day, you will be working with colleagues from across the service to drive our market activity as well as meeting with and influencing external stakeholders.

What you'll need to succeed

* Proven ability to develop and influence markets, specifically within the charity or government sectors, including local government
* Ability to switch flexibly between different topic areas
* Demonstrable knowledge of the role of the voluntary sector in delivering services, and the purpose and scope of local advice work
* A good understanding of how services are delivered across the organisation and the challenges to delivery of advice services nationally.
* Ability to provide authoritative contributions to external advisory boards and working parties
* Ability to analyse complex information and make decisions/formulate recommendations quickly putting forward persuasive arguments and appropriate business cases where necessary
* Effective relationship building and stakeholder management skills
* A background or knowledge of advice markets, in this case Welfare advice, and how the market operates

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary, 30 days annual leave, comprehensive pensions scheme, L&D, Interest free loans and flexible working.

What you need to do now
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