Vacancy Reference: 18059
We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Assistant for the Ballynahinch area. This will be a full-time temporary role, Monday to Friday consisting of 36 hours per week. This vacancy is expected to last for 8 weeks.
Duties & Responsibilities:
-To manage the Business Development pipeline of opportunities and relevant funding spreadsheets and databases and provide weekly updates to the Head of Business Development on all on-going and planned programmes and activities
-Recognise and report any potential new business development opportunities/enquiries to appropriate staff within the team and across the College
-To provide administrative support and contribute to the bid/proposal completion and the project management processes for the Business Development Team
-Maintain and update project data sheets, case studies and staff CV's to ensure they reflect recent project work
-Manage the Associates database for Project activities
-Maintain and update project income schedules for all income generation activities
-Ensure the Business Development team update the CRM/database with their engagement activity on a weekly basis
-Develop a network of operational contacts that will support the work of the Business Development Team
-Support Business Development Team in account management activity, wherever necessary, for example attending meetings with the relevant team member, recording minutes, dealing with business enquiries etc.
-To prepare business development activity reports
-EITHER a level 3 qualification in a business or administration related discipline or equivalent PLUS a minimum of two years' relevant experience, OR have four years' relevant experience
- Level 2 ICT qualification or equivalent. This includes BCS / ECDL full certification, Essential Skills ICT, GCSE ICT, JEB Level 2 ICT Certification
-English GCSE (Grade C or above) OR Essential Skills level 2, or an equivalent qualification
-Maths GCSE (Grade C or above) OR Essential Skills level 2 or an equivalent qualification
-A minimum of one year's recent experience (in the last 3 years) of supervising staff.
-Recent experience in the use of ICT systems, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Access, Internet and Internet applications.
-Experience of dealing with customer enquiries and providing high quality customer service.
-Experience of working with others and in teams to deliver successful outcomes
The competencies required for effective performance of the post include:
-Customer Service Standards
-Relationship Management/ Building
-Influencing and Negotiating
-Self Assertion/ Personal Impact
-Budget/Financial Information Awareness
This role provides an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading business, committed to ensuring that their customers receive a first class level of service and offering genuine opportunities for career progression.
For more information on this role or any other vacancy please call us on 028 90330 555
Please note only those candidates shortlisted may be contacted.
Candidates will be required to obtain an Enhanced Access NI check at a cost of £33.00.
Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. This will depend on the nature of the position and circumstances of the offences.