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Marie Curie Heads of Business Development

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Marie Curie

Head of Business Development x 2

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Location: Hybrid/Midlands/East of England for Head of Business Development and hybrid/base anywhere with travel to head office in London for the Head of Business Development for National Projects.

Salary: £55 - £65,000+ per annum

Contract: Permanent. Full-time hours.

Marie Curie, one of the UK’s most loved charities, is seeking two Heads of Business Development to provide commercial expertise, analysis and insight to shape and influence the growth and sustainability of Place-based palliative and end of life care as part of the Business Development Senior Leadership Team.

The first role will have a responsibility for regional business development and relationships in the Midlands and East of England, the second – Head of Business Development for National Projects - will have a national overview, securing and growing the charity’s portfolio of multi-place and national contracts, as well as strategy development and execution.

What Maire Curie is looking for in each role:

  • A passionate and driven leader that will pay a crucial role in delivering better outcomes to more people affected by death, dying and bereavement, by winning new business and growing services.
  • Someone who has excellent business acumen that is adept at identifying, creating and responding to commercial opportunities to grow our business and deliver better end of life care. You will recruit and lead a team to capture intelligence, conduct analyses and generate insights to inform the development of existing and new business, by developing and delivering compelling, winning proposals, bids and propositions.
  • A highly people-centred manager and leader to develop and direct a successful Business Development team that is embedded in our Caring Services delivery in Midlands and East of England. As a credible professional you will engage a develop stakeholder relationships across Integrated Care Boards, Integrated Care Systems and Integrated Care Partnerships.
  • A persuasive influencer and negotiator that can develop strong relationships with customers, partners and colleagues, and lead on contract and pricing negotiations as well as deliver convincing presentations and pitches.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin their work.  They take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join the organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all their people from harm. This includes staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with the charity’s services. Marie Curie is dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

The organisation is also committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential.  Marie Curie is devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. They actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

About Marie Curie

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. The charity represents a passionate, committed, and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. They offer expert care, guidance, and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows the Marie Curie daffodil, but it’s their warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, the charity’s staff take the time to really get to know the people they care for and those who love them. And they will do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

Click here to view the job description for the Head of Business Development Midlands and East England and the Head of Business Development National Projects, and for more details of how to apply.

PLEASE NOTE: We will be longlisting applications as soon as we receive them, so please apply early to register your interest. 

Closing date: Monday 19th September 2022