Mid Level
Service and Business Development Manager

Salary: £39,880 per annum

Closing Date: Monday, 18 January 2021

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We are looking for a strategic and analytical thinker, who is an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills to develop, influence and sustain effective working relationships with a wide range of agencies and organisations, regardless of levels of seniority. As Service and Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development, delivery and monitoring of the East Riding Economic and External Funding Strategies and managing public and partner consultation on these strategies.
  • Managing an effective and efficient External Funding service across the Council and partners, enabling compliance with the corporate Grants Policy and Grants Manual of Guidance.
  • Formulating and project managing service development and resource management initiatives on behalf of the Head of Economic Development & Communications and Group Managers, with a focus on increasing income and funding streams and developing joint working opportunities through, for example, the Social Value Engine (SVE) and consultancy services.
  • Commissioning and overseeing the statutory Local Economic Assessment and associated research and data, ensuring it is robust, accessible, up to-date and supports the evidence base of other local and sub-regional economic strategies.
  • Managing the provision of systems and procedures to support the Council’s Accountable Body role for Local Economic, Rural and Coastal Development programmes.
  • Formulating and presenting advice/recommendations to senior managers and Members and representing the Council/Economic Development & Communications service on relevant sub-regional and regional bodies/working groups. 
  • This is a full time, permanent post.  If you would like more information or an informal discussion about this opportunity, then please contact either Suzanne Tose on 07867 524162 (suzanne.tose@eastriding.gov.uk) or Claire Watts on 07788 497420 (claire.watts@eastriding.gov.uk).
  • You will be joining a friendly team of professional staff who have a wealth of experience and are keen to support you to develop your skills and knowledge within our busy and challenging environment. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the issues facing the East Riding economy and its economic potential, together with excellent organisational, business planning and IT skills.


Closing date: Monday 18 January 2021


Interview date: Friday 29 January 2021



Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 195.81 kb)


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