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Business Development and Support Officer

Business Development and Support Officer

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Business Development

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £26000 - £28000 per annum + London Waiting

  • Contact:

    Adam Massie

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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My Client, an independent charity who look to work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. Are looking for Dynamic self-starters to join their team as a Business Development and Support Officer.

Purpose of the role

The role is to contribute towards business development. Responsibilities will include liaison with potential customers/partners, preparation and submission of bids and applications in response to competitive tenders and for grants and trusts, and development of implementation plans to support bid submissions

Knowledge and Experience

  • Evidence of developing and driving new business opportunities
  • Proven experience of developing and writing bids
  • Delivering under pressure multiple tasks to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of standard contracting/bidding process
  • Knowledge of grant and trust application processes
  • Coordinating tasks
  • Solving problems/issues successfully
  • Working in a bidding team

Skills and abilities

  • Manage multiple competing priorities within own workload effectively
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organisation.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Organise: Develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
  • Ability to maintain high quality written and verbal communication internally and externally
  • Ability to coordinate information from multiple sources and present in a simple format depending on the requirements of the target audience
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to complete tasks that require liaising with others including senior colleagues
  • Pay strong attention to detail maintaining high standards for delivery, quality and accuracy
  • Highly competent in MS Office software (Canva, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint)


  • You are likely to have at a Degree or equivalent professional qualification, or be able to demonstrate strong intellectual capacity, including excellent literacy and numeracy
  • You may have a PRINCE2 project management qualification or equivalent qualification or experience