Itad is hiring a
Join our Business Development Team as a Business Development Officer and help support strategy and delivery for the company through the full lifecycle.
Location: Itad, Hove
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: From £29,000 per annum, depending on experience
Closing date: Monday 20 February 2023
Interview date: w/c 27 February and w/c 06 March 2023
We are looking for a Business Development professional to join a highly motivated and energetic team to drive our growth through identifying business opportunities and developing proposals.
The role includes the following key areas of focus:
Lead generation, pre-positioning and bidding: Focusing on bid management, proposal development and submission of tenders for a variety of bilateral, multilateral and philanthropic clients. You will support the identification and management of leads and pre-positioning with clients and partners for potential opportunities.
Account management & customer relationship management: Account management is vital for us to better understand client needs, build our pipeline and deliver a diversified portfolio. You will coordinate and manage account management processes for key clients, while also developing a deep understanding of client strategy and helping to match Itad’s offer to client needs.
Providing business development support to Itad practices: Supporting market and client analysis to promote achievement of Practice plan and revenue targets, as well as reviewing/assessing leads and leading bid development relevant to the Practice. You will help to identify preferred external resources and partners for the Practice by supporting relationship building activities.
Organisational support and development of business development systems: The BD team manages and coordinates various systems that allow for pipeline management and reporting, the recording of interactions with potential clients, as well as bid qualification, risk management and bid sign-off. You will contribute to the development and continual improvement of these systems, as well as supporting the production of business development KPIs and other reporting.
We know there are great candidates who will 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.
Our office is easily accessible, close to public transport and dog friendly.
We are looking for someone who has a proven track record with within a consultancy or non-profit, with a focus on coordinating the preparation and submission of business tenders.
With a solid understanding of the international development landscape, including FCDO, multilaterals, UN agencies and foundations, you will have attention to detail, excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise within a busy workload.
Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies and non-profits on how to maximise the impact of their investments. We have an excellent 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 Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCAS), Human Development, Inclusive Growth, and Governance and Institutional Strengthening. We continue to grow in size, commercial performance and professional reputation and we are increasingly recognised as a global leader with a diverse client base including international development agencies and philanthropic foundations.
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.
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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.