Salary: £50,520 per year rising to £51,468 per year after completing three years and probation

Job Title: Head of Integrate Business Development – Performance & Development
Reporting to: Director of Integrated Business Development
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Interview Date: 07 February 2023

Salary: £50,520 per year rising to £51,468 per year after completing three years and probation

About the Service/Department

The Business Development Team support Hestia’s ambitious business development goals by securing income from a range of sources including central and local government and health funding.

About the role

As a senior member of the Business Development Team you will explore opportunities for growth and strategically build & manage relationships with key stakeholders. You will review and maintain our current contracts and agreements coming up for tender so that we can continue to deliver our services, ensuring that we can support people to have a Life Beyond Crisis.

The main responsibilities for the Head of Integrated Business Development (IBD) are leading the IBD Team, creating and producing tenders of excellent standards and quality checking/ proofing tender copies to a very high standard while ensuring you build new partnerships to support growth and diversify income.

Some other main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Lead on developing Hestia’s approach to working with health authority commissioners
  • Keep abreast of all funding opportunities, analysing organisational fit and any development requirements
  • Provide strong leadership, management and performance monitoring of the Integrated Business Development Team.
  • Ensure the IBDT keeps abreast of relevant new developments in social care, health, domestic abuse, mental health, offender services and public sector commissioning

About you

  • Excellent team management skills and demonstrable experience and the ability to build strong working relationship internally and with external stakeholders
  • Excellent organisation skills, and the ability to manage timescales effectively
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • A broad understanding of the policy, operational and economic and financial environment for the charity sector
  • Effective influencer with the experience of successfully persuading senior stakeholders internally and externally
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately.
  • Natural ability to create and nurture new, high-value strategic partnerships
  • Comfortable operating in a range of environments and across levels of seniority
  • Any Experience of developing and/or managing services for vulnerable people and of co-production and recovery approaches is desirable

Please see the attached documents for the full job description and more information about Hestia.

What Hestia offers

  • Holiday allowance of 25 days per annum plus 8 days hours public holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Learning and Development Opportunities (including career progression opportunities across our services and departments, a full 9 month induction providing an understanding of The Hestia Approach and all Hestia’s practices and policies to support your career in Hestia and if applicable, a foundation knowledge to attain a Skills for Care Certificate)
  • Hestia Rewards exclusive membership (Hestia Rewards is our staff wellbeing and benefits scheme which provides access to fantastic retail discounts, gym membership discounts, recognise a colleague eCards etc.)
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing support tools including our Employee Assistance Programme, Flexible working (including holiday trading and TOIL) and some roles include Clinical Supervision
  • Other benefits such as Eye care vouchers, Travel/Season Ticket Loans and Cycle to work scheme (with up to 40% savings on a new bike).
  • If applicable to the role, Hestia will also support you on joining our existing ASYE (Assisted and Supported Year in Employment) programme if you are interested and fit the criteria.

About Hestia

Hestia supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions. We campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.

Hestia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people who are potentially at risk, and we therefore expect all staff and volunteers to do the same. We require all staff to undertake internal and external safeguarding training throughout their employment with Hestia.

Please note
If offered a role with Hestia, you will be issued a conditional offer based on satisfactory references and an Enhanced disclosure/DBS check.

This job description is subject to change depending on the needs of the service/department.

We recommend that you apply at your earliest convenience as we screen applications as they are received as well as interview and appoint suitable candidates on this basis (regardless of the closing date). We may also contact unsuccessful applicants regarding other suitable opportunities within Hestia.

We welcome application from individuals from all backgrounds, but particularly encourage applications from individuals from Black heritage or Brown (Asian) heritage backgrounds, due to identified underrepresented of these groups at our senior operational levels.

Guaranteed interview scheme

Hestia operates a guaranteed interview scheme for all applicants with disabilities (including long term health conditions) who meet the minimum criteria for this role.

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