Business Growth Manager (Housing, Business Development, Project Manager) SYHA86400

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary £45,444 (per annum, pro rata), plus generous holidays entitlement and benefits
05 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Public Sector
Contract Type

Our client is an enthusiastic bunch, committed to pioneering forward-thinking and ambitious new projects.  In the last year the Enterprise team has piloted an innovative home care service, supported their commercial estate agency, secured an equity stake in an established social enterprise and set up a co-production consultancy.  If you enjoy problem-solving, investigating new business opportunities, collaboration and leadership then this role is for you.

You will be an analytic thinker with commercial acumen who thrives on a diverse and changing workload. You’ll be skilled at leading teams and projects and with a strong track record in collaboration.  You’ll be able to communicate excellently, both verbally and in writing. You’ll have an eye for detail, be able to use your initiative and be passionate about growth and new business opportunities.

Based in the Enterprise Team, you will be working within a small team with wide-ranging connections throughout the organisation, supporting the team to develop new projects and services that support the business to grow strategically and promoting a culture of innovation and business development.

You will support the Enterprise Team by providing effective leadership and programme management, working alongside an experienced job share partner. The role also requires you to assess commercial viability and develop business plans for new ventures and work closely with the Enterprises Boards, providing verbal and written reports on performance of the business activity.

Their ideal candidate will have:

Excellent leadership and collaboration skills

Experience of developing and tracking commercial activity

Track record in project and programme management

They would like to increase the diversity of their Leadership Team and actively welcome applicants from a BAME background and other protected characteristics. 

They will actively shortlist any candidate from BAME background and other protected characteristics that meet the criteria.

You would be joining a fantastic team and a Sunday Times Top 100 employer. Our client is passionate about providing high quality housing, health, care and wellbeing services across the Sheffield City Region.

Some of their benefits:

Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 days (pro rata)

Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time

Excellent training including free annual training and ongoing professional development including a leadership academy

Excellent benefits including Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts

Westfield Health (employer paid)


Working Hours: Part time – 22 hours a week, temporary one-year contract.

Closing Date: Monday 2 September 2019, 12 noon

Interview Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019

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