- Organisation: Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service
- Salary info: £20,270 for 25 hrs – contract to March 2016
- Job Type: Part time
- Closing date: 12 May 2014
- Location: Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council
The Newcastle Voluntary Sector Consortium is a new charitable company seeking an experienced business development manager to enable the consortium to develop and grow into a successful charitable business.
As business development manager you will identify opportunities for the Consortium to win and deliver public sector services. You will be responsible for growing the consortium membership and working with existing members to develop a dynamic and creative culture within the consortium.
A key part of the post will be project managing a two year contract with Fulfilling Lives, a Big Lottery funded programme covering Newcastle and Gateshead. The Fulfilling Lives contract will be delivered in partnership with the Gateshead Commissioning Exchange.
The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter with strategic and business planning skills. She or he will be well organised and have excellent communications skills. A proven track record of success in developing new organisations and winning contracts is a must. She or he will be experienced in coordinating delivery of projects and contracts involving multiple partners and collating monitoring and reporting information effectively.
Ideally the Business Development Manager will have experience of working within the voluntary and community sector and sound knowledge of the public sector, in particular those services for people with multiple and complex needs. Suitably experienced candidates with private sector experience are encouraged to apply.
NCVS is an equal opportunities employer
The Newcastle Voluntary Sector Consortium is a new charitable company offering membership to voluntary and community groups, charities and social enterprises that deliver services in Newcastle. The aim of the Consortium is to win and deliver public sector contracts on behalf of the voluntary sector. A successful Consortium will ensure that public services in Newcastle are delivered by organisations that know about the city and its communities.
You can download an application pack from www.cvsnewcastle.org.uk
(Please note that CVs will not be accepted)