Associate Director – Commercial Development Learning Disabilities

South East
Band 8d
01 Dec 2017
29 Dec 2017
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
A large NHS organisation is currently seeking a very capable individual to work within Strategy and Development Team for a period of 12/18 months 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for identifying new commercial opportunities within Learning Disabilities and driving growth across the specialisms business activities; 
  • Identifying opportunities to bring in additional sources of income from other sources; 
  • Leading on tender/bid activity for the Trust across the full business cycle from opportunity identification and qualification, through bid development to successful deal close;
  • Take a lead role in developing and managing service based partnerships and business relationships with healthcare providers, healthcare commissioners and other organisations to further deliver and shape the Trust’s business development aims; 
  • Through a strategic approach to market and business development, the post holder will significantly shape the development of the Trust’s strategy by analysing the market and advising the Executive and Board of development opportunities;
  • Hold overall responsibility for major strategic projects;
  • Responsible for the staff directly supporting these initiatives, directing them and overseeing the delivery of their objectives and contributing to their development;
  • Will be a member of the Trust Senior leadership group will be expected to contribute to key discussions and decision making processes outside their immediate portfolio that relate to the delivery of the organisation’s strategic plans; 
A successful candidate will have:
  • Held a similar level post (Band 8d or above) within Commercial Development for either an NHS or Private Healthcare/Charity where the focus has been to develop Learning Disabilities service lines;
  • Proven track record of improving business opportunities within healthcare, must have undertaken and understand the full process not just bid management. 
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email