Business Development Manager
About The RoleAt Saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.The Business Development Manager will be responsible for the management and successful delivery of the organisation’s acquisition and disposal programme, including options appraisals and completion of financial appraisal models, identifying and accessing new income streams including grants for Property Services and Housing Services (Supported and General Needs). What you will be doing:
Managing the end to end process of acquisition of properties – identify suitable properties in relevant geographical areas, prepare the financial appraisals and board reports, liaise with third parties such as surveyors and solicitors, and ensure smooth handover to the operations and finance teamsManaging disposals in line with the disposal policy and procedure ensuring regulatory compliance with legacy grantsIdentifying opportunities to assist the growth of the organisation including stock transfersMonitoring and managing programme expenditure against budgets, including regular reporting of performance against financial targetsProducing and keeping up to date, short, medium and long term budgets for all development pipeline projectsEnsuring that appropriate compliance with legal, financial, technical and other regulatory standards is maintained for all operations relating to the role and that associated policies and procedures are reviewed and updated as necessary to reflect best practice and current legislative and regulatory requirementsIdentifying and accessing grant funding for asset management and housing servicesAssisting the regional services to access local grantsAbout The CandidateWhat we're looking for: Essential Qualifications / Memberships:
Degree level or equivalent qualifications and experienceProfessional membershipAptitudes / Abilities:Essential
Business acumen and financial management skills including administrative control and budget managementAble to work on own initiative, organise own workload and that of others working effectively as part of a team and on ownExcellent negotiation skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work & communicate effectively with people at all levels on behalf of the Association and to effectively represent the Association at meetingsAbility to produce timely, concise reports relevant to the readerNumerate with an ability to develop and run a complex budgetHighly developed IT literacy.
Proficient in use of MS Office software, in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPointAbility to work across all teams in the organisationFull driving licenceFlexibility to accommodate travel needs and travel to regional offices and projects around EnglandExperience / Interests: Essential
Experience of working in an affordable housing environmentPrevious project and contract management experienceExperience of appointing and directing consultants and contractors The benefits on offerIn return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.
These include:26 days annual leave rising to 31 daysAn extra day off on your birthdayA High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)Pension with life assuranceDiscounted private medical insuranceLoans available for financial emergenciesOccupational Sick PayA full Induction package and training relevant to the roleLong service awards from 2.5 yearsSupport to learn and develop your career About The CompanyA registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.
In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.
Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.
services to our residents.
That’s where you come in.As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination.