To provide an effective business development resource from Riders for Health existing partnership arrangements. To work closely with the Riders team to develop new partnership in line with the corporate objectives
To manage relationships between the Riders and its corporate partners, identify and exploit opportunities for new partnership, and to link the aims and interests of partners with Riders and Riders programmes
Manage relationships with partners
Identify and develop new partnerships with organisations and individuals
Communicate Riders role and values to external partners
Represent the partners’ interests in organisational policies, plans and activities
Communicate about partnership work across the organisation
Provide support to commercial partners as they contribute information/updates to Riders
Help create and sell innovative new Partnership offers
Integrate commercial Partnership offers into other trading activity
Ensure the participation of Partners in Collections Trust events
In addition to the specific responsibilities for this post, the following responsibilities are held in common across all posts at the Riders.
Adhere to the principles in the Riders Equal Opportunities statement
Relate with Government at all levels to pursue credible partnerships in line with operational scope of Riders for Health
Additional duties as may reasonably be required from time to time to further the work of Riders for Health
A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Medicine, Finance, Economics, or other related disciplines from a reputable university.
Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in relevant developmental field
Proven experience in building successful corporate partnerships
Experience of sales and marketing with good influencing skills
Experience of working with the developmental sector
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Experience of project management
Enthusiasm, flexibility and a proactive approach
Ability to act independently within agreed parameters
Evidence of managing and promoting improvements in services to a diverse community.
Extensive knowledge of the local voluntary, statutory and commercial sectors.
Proven track record of identifying markets and marketing opportunities and delivering against this.
Experience of negotiating, formulating and monitoring service level agreements and frontline contracts and an ability to project applications for funding.
Significant experience of monitoring & delivering outcomes/targets within an agreed project management schedule and according to quality standards.
Ability to think not just about advice issues but also creatively about systems of advice giving.
Ability to think strategically about the development of advice services.
Experience of staff supervision and management including appraisals, training development and motivation.
Experience of working on your own initiative but aware of your position within a team and your role in setting and meeting organizational objectives.
Experience of planning ahead and rearranging own varied workload in a pressured environment to meet deadlines.
Experience of analyzing and interpreting information, statistics and financial accounts.
Experience of being an ambassador to a variety of organizations and communities and of developing productive working relationships with voluntary, statutory and community organizations.
Experience of working in partnerships.
Ability to contribute to the team combined with willingness to learn and develop.
Energetic and imaginative mind expressing fresh views and ideas and have a passion for making things happen.
The following skills and expertise are desirable for this post:
Highly IT literate and competent in the use of MS Office
Familiarity with mobile working
Ability to maneuver through bureaucratic processes
Experience interrelating with government on developmental issues
Passion for public service and our work toward a more effective service
People who promote a culture of learning, leadership, collaboration, inclusion and respect
Persistence to drive change, take strategic risks and deliver results