Earn Salary of £45,000-£50,000 by working as aBid & Business Development Manager, Hybrid

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Business Development Manager

Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies development finance institutes, private sector and non-profits on how to maximise the impact of their investments. We have a 40 year track record of providing our clients with the information and insight they need to make development work smarter, produce better results and improve people’s lives. Our knowledge and expertise are grouped around Practice areas including; Inclusive Growth and Climate Change, Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings, Human Development and Governance and Institutional Strengthening.

Do you have excellent business development and bid management skills , and the ability to line manage? We’re looking for a Bid & Business Development Manager to support the successful delivery of our Business Development objectives. Come and be part of a consultancy that work to make international development more effective and ultimately improve more lives. Come and join Itad’s award winning consultancy and work across a wide range of topical and geographical projects. Sound interesting? Apply now!

Location: Brighton/Hybrid

Contract: Full time permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £45,000-£50,000 dependent on experience

Closing date: Sunday 25th February, however i nterviewing on a rolling basis – please apply as soon as possible for your application to be considered.

The Role

Itad’s Bid & Business Development Manager plays a key role in managing significant proposals, and the successful delivery of our BD objectives. Working closely with the Head of Business Development, this role supports our growth through managing the process of identifying business opportunities, building relationships and developing proposals. This position plays a fundamental role in supporting the organisation to deliver our business development strategies and business plans.

Your responsibilities will include:

 Managing the preparation and submission of key proposals, and taking ownership of the end-to-end bid process;
 Overseeing capture planning and early pre-positioning for upcoming opportunities, and ensure well-informed bid/no-bid decisions are being made;
 Contributing to technical proposals – both in terms of content and presentation
 Ensuring that the winning strategy and win themes are articulated effectively throughout bid responses
 Effective line management of Business Development team members;
 Managing the process of identifying bidding opportunities;
 Supporting the development and utilisation of Itad’s BD systems;
 Ensuring Itad quality standards are met;
 Marketing Itad to external partners and associates.
We are looking for someone who has: Proposal/Bid Management

 Proven experience coordinating the preparation of key proposals
 An understanding of the international development landscape, and preferably have experience of developing business opportunities for clients such as the FCDO, multilaterals, UN agencies and foundations.
 Strong understanding of commercial aspects of bidding, including risk management
 Exceptional writing, proofreading and editing skills, with the ability to adapt style to different audiences and channels 
 Confident at supporting across the whole organisation in playing a leading role in growing Itad’s pipeline, working closely with Itad’s technical leads
 Confident in negotiating, with a commercial acumen
 Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise a varying workload
 Demonstrated experience in ensuring that quality standards and processes are applied
Networking and Relationship Management

 Proven experience of managing others and being responsible for supporting continuous learning and development
 Comfortable communicating information to help key stakeholders develop their understanding and learning
 Lead on developing BD knowledge management systems and processes for sharing learning mechanisms to enhance the interface between Itad and our external clients, partners and associates
 Confident in building new and existing relationships with external consultants, associates and partners
 Experienced in working with a wide range of backgrounds and cultures
Our Benefits

We offer:

 Salary circa £45,000-£50,000
 A matched company pension up to 5%.
 26 days holiday per year, plus a further 3 flexible days and public holidays which you can take whenever you want to.
 Continuous learning: you will have access to our online training, as well as induction programmes and the opportunity to attend company training.
 Hybrid and flexible working
 Cycle to work scheme
 Pluxee benefit platform: this platform provides up to 20% discount at over 100 UK retailers. It offers savings on holidays, restaurants, cinemas, and gym memberships and an average of 5% discount on supermarkets – giving you the option to take advantage of the benefits which are most impactful for you.
We know there are great candidates who may not fit everything described, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself and why perhaps you are looking to take the next step.

At Itad, we are committed to actively promoting diversity, equality and inclusion to empower people both within our organisation and through our work. We know that employees with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences make us a more effective and innovative company and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from interested candidates regardless of age, sex, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief.

All of Itad’s company software is compatible with Zoom Text Magnifier/Reader.

Successful candidates will already have the right to live and work in the UK.

Itad are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas in this role.

To apply for this job please visit itadltd.bamboohr.com.