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New Business Manager

  • Location:
    Agile / Home based
  • Salary:
    £37,345 + benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Closing Date:
    19 December 2018
Reporting Group:
  • PfP Homes

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We are looking for a New Business Manager to join our Affordable Housing team to proactively support the growth of our business, the role can be carried out by working on an agile basis or based from one of our regional offices in Leeds, Preston or Milton Keynes.

What your role will be

As a New Business Manager your primary focus will be to develop, review and implement processes to create and win new business opportunities. Reporting directly to a member of the senior leadership team, you will work closely with other business functions and will use your business acumen to provide a tailored approach to new business opportunities, additionally you will use your networking skills to promote our services in the market. You will identify potential opportunities and prepare business cases, PPQ’s tender documents and other relevant documentation to assist with any bid. When required you will assist with presentations, new merger acquisitions and submit relevant award submissions.

This role has a national focus, we do utilise video conferencing where appropriate and to be successful in this role candidates need to be flexible and willing to travel.

PLEASE NOTE: This role will close on 19th December, shortlisted candidates at this stage will be invited to answer 3 short questions via digital video by 23rd December. Face to face interviews will take place at the South Rings office in Bamber Bridge, Preston on 3rd January 2019.

Your background

The ideal candidate for this role will be proactive and have the ability to find new business leads, through networking in the community, attending events, and strengthening new and existing relationships. Your ability to influence, maintain and build relationships, effectively engaging stake holders, is paramount to success in this role and strong communication skills are essential.

Experience in the affordable housing sector is desirable but not essential, more importantly we are looking for someone with experience of bid and tender submissions.  You will have a proven track record of new business generation, and be driven by KPIs and targets to increase our portfolio. Our SPIRIT values are also integral to our success as a business, therefore we are looking for someone who encompasses these.

What we offer you

This is an excellent opportunity to be challenged with a broad role and get to work with every part of our business, across a wide range of functions. Alongside our competitive salary we also reward our employees with numerous benefits and perks which include:

  • 24 days basic leave (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • A pension plan where the Group will match your contributions up to 6%
  • A variety of loans discounts and vouchers
  • Plus many other benefits relating to improving your health and wellbeing

About us

Places for People Homes is the Group’s largest social housing provider in England. It manages 38,772 properties. Homes’ objective is to create and maintain sustainable tenancies and attractive neighbourhoods, where people actively choose to live and want to stay, long-term.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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