Director of Business Development

Riverside ,
Liverpool, Merseyside


Job Description

Riverside have a new opportunity for a Director of Business Development, working full-time on a permanent basis. Taking responsibility for business development within Riverside Care and Support. Growing the business opportunities and services in line with the Our Riverside Plan What will you do? A key element of the role is the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues across the business, as well as developing and managing relationships with a range of external partners, commissioners and influencers. This full-time role includes regular national travel. The post holder's base is flexible and open to negotiation. Day to day • Lead a team of business development and growth professionals • Ensure that the business growth opportunities and contracts are have business viability • Prospect, nurture and close on opportunities for sources of additional funding For a deeper understanding of your responsibilities, take a look at the job description linked below. Does this describe you? You are an inspirational leader with a track record for delivering outstanding people management to highly motivated teams; someone who is committed to positively impacting the lives of the customers you work with, while delivering continuous improvement and outstanding performance. Not only do you have experience of working in a business development management position within the care and support sector, but you've also worked in a complex operation on a national or large geographical scale. Click on the job description linked below to see a full list of our essential requirements. What's in it for you? In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you: • Opt-in to our auto-enrolment pension scheme (employee rate 3% and employer rate 5%) or our enhanced pension scheme (employee rate 6% and employer rate 9%) • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays) • Family friendly benefits providing enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption • Riverside Rewards scheme and app, providing valuable access to discounted benefits including high street and online savings Who are Riverside? We are one of the UK's leading social housing and regeneration organisations. We are a group of not-for-profit and commercial companies with a charitable housing association at our core. Operating across 150+ local authorities in England and Scotland and housing 90,000+ people, we are fully committed to improving the lives of thousands of individuals and families. We seek to transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods. Is Riverside for you? We want you to feel empowered and that your voice is truly heard. Being a company focused on people, we treat our customers with this same respect. We trust you to protect our customers, our people and our business and we see outstanding worth in those with the courage to take responsibility, innovate and find solutions. Your focus on performance and ambition is rewarded with development opportunities. With Riverside, you can achieve. If you're thinking of joining us as Director of Business Development, we'd love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Please note: We are aiming to hold interviews on 29th June. Riverside are putting in measures to protect candidates and our colleagues from Covid-19. Whilst we are still continuing to recruit for this position and other roles in the organisation we will be conducting virtual interviews