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Partnerships & Bids Strategic Lead

Date Posted
Application Closing Date
21/04/2021 23:59
36 per week
£40,000 - 45,000 per annum

ForHousing is a forward-thinking social organisation that positively impacts communities. We're also proud to create opportunities that make things happen - for people, families, homes and communities. We're a busy team with lots to do. We can only achieve this if we've got the right resources so we look for people and partners with as much enthusiasm and passion as we have for making things happen.

We now have an opportunity available for a Partnerships & Bids Strategic Lead to join us to take responsibility for the leadership and development of the Enterprise function, through the generation of external income by successful bid writing and building key strategic partnerships across the group and its geographical areas.

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Employment, Enterprise and Training, you will maximise the effectiveness and impact of available funding and resources, both internally and externally, whilst leading on developing funding bids and submissions for commissioning opportunities. You will play a vital role creating and establishing a good qualify portfolio of information and will lead on the coordination and preparation of major funding proposals on behalf of the Group and partners, whilst embracing the companies values in all aspects of work.

We are looking for candidates who hold a Prince 2 qualification, a Level 5 Management qualification (or willingness to work towards) coupled with a track record of winning large-scale funding bids across a number of areas. You will have experience of implementing and managing information systems, creating and achieving business plans and have excellent leadership experience within a social housing sector / welfare to work.

Above all, you will be an effective communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills, have a high level of personal resilience and integrity.

As well as a competitive salary and a generous holiday entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme, childcare vouchers and staff discount club membership. We’ll also make sure you get the training and benefits you deserve.

ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Closing date for applications: 21st April 2021

Interview date: 17th May 2021

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