Location
UK flexible location
Job Function
Management
Salary Details
£29,711 to £38,383 per annum
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
21 Aug 2022

About The Role


Business and Partnership Development Manager
Salary - £29,711 to £38,383 per annum 
Location – Flexi-working. Your role will cover the South West, Thames Valley and Channel Islands regions. You are welcome to work largely from home but  occasional travel will be needed within the area.  
Contract – Permanent 

We’ve got an opportunity…

 
The British Red Cross (BRC) has a fantastic opportunity to join our leadership team as a Business & Partnerships Development Manager. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who is passionate about dynamic voluntary sector social care services that that make a difference. A significant part of the role involves excellent partnership development with our external stakeholders within the health space. This includes Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Authorities and the evolving Integrated Care Boards. 

Analytical and written communication skills are also essential and experience of service development with statutory and voluntary agencies and local government would also be an advantage.

You will play a key role in driving our health and local crisis response service and business development in our area to develop BRC’s offer to those in need at a local level. You will work in close collaboration with the area Operations teams, the central Innovation and Insight Directorate, and the UK Contracts and Fundraising teams to secure funding and partnership opportunities to deliver a consistent, sustainable and person-centred service offer, aligned with national guidelines, strategies and KPIs.

You will be the key local liaison point for the initial implementation of new project opportunities developed either locally or nationally and may be the accountable manager for ensuring that such new projects are effectively embedded in our area in partnership with our implementation team. The role is also responsible for line managing our business support team in the region. 
 
Say hello to the team…
 
The Health and Local Crisis Response service (HLCR) supports people in the space between hospital and home and responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services. Our area plan focusses on developing our services in priority areas based on local needs or health inequalities to reach those who need our help the most. 

About you…
 
In order to be successful in this position we are looking for the following skills and experience:

- Excellent written and communication/engagement skills (which may include public speaking and presenting)
- Experience of service development (such as with statutory and voluntary agencies and local government)
- Experience of developing programmes/services in response to identified needs
- IT literate with experience of using email, word processing and spread sheet packages
- Ability to prepare, manage and monitor budgets
- Knowledge and understanding of the roles, functions and purpose of statutory and non-statutory agencies 
- Working knowledge of legislation relevant to the delivery of BRC services in their environment
- Able to work and travel throughout the area as appropriate
- Driving Licence and own vehicle 

Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 21st of August, with interviews planned to take place on the 6th of September. 


We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

 
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us...
 
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. 
 
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
 
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. 
 
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you’re in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness. 
 
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
 
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
 
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
 
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. 
 
Connecting human kindness with human crisis

 

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