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Business Development Manager

Home Group
London (Farringdon Road)
£50,000 - £59,999
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Housing / neighbourhood management
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Business Development Manager
Home based with national travel (flexible base location)
1 x Full Time (37.5 hpw week) Permanent Position (Supported Housing Services)
1 x Full Time (37.5 hpw week) 12-month Fixed Term Maternity Cover (Complex Needs Services)

Starting salary £40,000 - £50,000 per annum, negotiable based on skills and experience, plus, brilliant benefits!

Helping us to be leaders in New Models of Care. That’s when it hits home.

We have brilliant opportunities for you to join our business development team, supporting us to develop a pipeline of growth in our supported housing and complex care services across England. We have ambitious growth plans and significant investment is being made to support the delivery of our strategy to ‘build homes, independence and aspirations’. The team are well-established, with a significant pipeline of new and existing business – and this is where you’ll make your mark! You’ll manage a variety of opportunities to help us retain and win new business.

Supported Housing
We're looking for a permanent addition to our supported housing team, where you'll work on development opportunities for housing related support services. We focus on homeless, mental health, and learning disability services, aiming to integrate our housing and care offers to tackle the root causes of the challenges our customers face to increase independence. A lot of the activity is tender led, but we also work hard to work creatively with commissioners to design services in partnership to find innovative solutions to their specific needs. We have more than 350 services across England and this role will concentrate on our south region, though this does not restrict where the successful candidate needs to live. 

Complex Care
We also have a 12-month fixed term contract available in our complex care development team. Home Group is making a mark on the NHS Transforming Care agenda, working with commissioners across the country to identify person-centred housing and care solutions for people currently in hospital and residential placements. This activity is partnership led, requiring building close working relationships with commissioners and multi-disciplinary teams, alongside our internal clinical team, to find creative ways of transitioning people with complex needs into their own homes. This is a challenging role as we're trying to achieve something completely new, but a brilliant opportunity to be involved in services the really do transform people's lives!

In either role, you work in partnership with our Operational Managers to develop innovative services that help people to thrive. You’ll be seeking out new opportunities, developing relationships with existing as well as new commissioning teams, across the social care and health sectors. You’ll have the support of our fantastic clinical and operational teams as you develop new services, ensuring that we have the right practice and interventions to meet the complex needs of the people we provide services to. Together we’ll make a difference!

About our team
You’ll be working alongside our fantastic team of Lead Business Development Managers, Business Development Managers, Coordinator, and a Commercial Manager. You’ll be joining our passionate and experienced team with a wide range of skills who are passionate about reaching our goal of being market leaders in New Models of Care. The team are headed up by Darren, our Head of Business Development who has worked here for over 10-years and has more than 20 years’ experience in operational and business development roles within social care. He loves to give his team the space to be creative, share knowledge and bring new ideas, with the aim that we do things in the best way for each opportunity to achieve success. 

When and where you’ll work
You’ll shape your own diary, working from home and remotely with colleagues and commissioners (you can be based in any location). You’ll get all the latest IT kit to support you.  

You’ll be expected to undertake regional, and on occasion, national travel as required.

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Business Development Manager Job Description.  We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

About you
You’ll have worked in a similar role previously or have transferrable skills and experience that gives you knowledge of commissioning processes, including tendering. You'll be confident in building new relationships and working with external partners to design innovative solutions. You’ll be an organised, ambitious team player with a track record of leading and coordinating collaborative successful development activities. You’ll have brilliant communication and presentation skills with the ability to negotiate and influence in a commissioning environment.

This is a unique chance for you to join us and help mould our future and success, but to do that, it’s critical that you’re a self-starter, can manage your own workload and proactively seek out opportunities to achieve operational area growth in line with regional growth strategies.

Working flexibly - it's the output that counts!

It’s our unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off when you need it. Our focus is on delivering brilliant outcomes, not your working hours.

To apply
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and a covering letter, including confirmation of which role you are applying for.  If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.

What makes us No.7 in the UK’s Best Super Large Great Places to Work, 4th Best Place in the UK for Great Places for Women to Work, 18th in the Stonewall Top 100 and Investors in People Platinum Standard…. It’s our brilliant people like you!

You’re unique!

Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So, whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work

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There’s never been a more exciting time to join us, as we build and sell over 10,000 new homes across the UK.  From affordable housing to our brilliant private sale brand Persona, we’re shaking up the new build market.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on everything from affordable homes to luxury apartments and build the career you want with us. 

As one of the UK’s largest developers of new homes and providers of houses for affordable rent.  We also provide long term integrated health and social care housing.  We don’t just build houses, we build homes and develop vibrant communities where people want to live. 

What keeps us busy?

We’re building homes, independence and aspirations and according to our trophy cabinet we’re pretty good at it! 

We’re winners of the 2018 UK Housing Awards Development Programme of the Year, Silver Best House at the What House Awards 2018, and RESI Landlord of the Year 2016.  We’re constantly challenging the status quo, delivering unparalleled schemes and ground-breaking products.  We pride ourselves on building happier, healthy homes, putting space and people before profits.

Oh and did we mentioned that we rank No. 27 in the UK’s Best Large Places to work, and 17th in Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2019?    

We’re growing

As we’re building new homes, we’re growing our team too so there are lots of opportunities for you to join us across the UK.  So whether you’re acquiring land, designing places, delivering schemes, selling homes or regenerating neighbourhoods.  You’ll be working alongside brilliant people to unlock bold opportunities, exciting new partnerships and collaborative projects across the UK. 

Join us

You can find out more about us and our current vacancies on our website at or on our Facebook and Linkedin pages.    

High-flying career, work life balance, brilliant benefits and a cherry on top!  There are so many reasons you’ll love working at Home Group.


Find Us
2 Gosforth Park Way
Gosforth Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE12 8ET
United Kingdom
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