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Business Development Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,000 – £37,000
  • Hybrid working (Office based - Motherwell CAB & remote working)
  • Closing 26th September 2021

  • Advertised from 31st August 2021
  • 30-35 negotiable, flexible working practices and an element of home working. Permanent subject to funding


Are you looking for a challenge in a dynamic environment of a thriving, innovative Citizens Advice Bureau? An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager to join our well known high performing charity. We are seeking a passionate, highly motivated individual who is looking to use their existing excellent business and service development skills to drive our sustainable organisational growth. The role will be central to leading on business developmental opportunities from maximising the income streams via grant funding, tendering, submitting proposals to implementing our social enterprise strategy whilst making a lasting difference in the local community. The role is a great opportunity for an individual looking to drive innovation and diversify our business whilst meeting the needs of our clients when maintaining delivery of our existing successful and scoping new, exciting projects.

M&W CAB is currently working on a business plan 2022-2025 with a new strategic direction. You will have an opportunity to be involved in shaping and delivering its objectives in relation to income generation, PR, marketing, communication, stakeholder engagement and Social Enterprise development. Your performance will be measured and rewarded according to achievement of a set objectives captured in our Business Plan.

You will be part of our Senior Management Team working closely with CEO, Operations Manager and Finance & HR Manager in scoping new projects and building news partnerships.

We are looking for a dynamic individual thinking outside the box with excellent business, service development, partnership building and communication skills who will support us in leading further transformation of our charity to enter a new exciting chapter. A champion of making a difference in the community, passionate about delivering positive outcomes and driving innovation for all internal and external stakeholders who would work at the heart of biggest independent advice charity in our locality.

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

Employee benefits

Motherwell & Wishaw CAB offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 28 days leave (increasing in line with the length of service) plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexi time scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate. We have an attractive reward and recognition package including competitive Pays Scale and award payments for exceptional performance. Hybrid working policy is currently in place.

Further information about Motherwell & Wishaw CAB can be found following this link

Application notes

Your application should include:

  1. Your CV and covering letter, which highlight clearly:
    1. How you meet the person specification for the role and why you wish to join Motherwell & Wishaw CAB
    2. Reasons for leaving each previous employment role
  2. An outline of your successful business development record (capturing the funding streams if applicable, funder/business amount secured, remit of the project)

We look forward to receiving your application by the closing date and we would ask that you provide an email address and telephone number where we can contact you day and/or evening.

Closing Date for applications: Sunday 26 September 2021

Date of interviews for successful applicants: WC 4 October 2021

Please return your CV and covering letter together with a completed Personal Details and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form by email to or by post marked “Confidential” to:

Catherine Marshall, Finance, HR & Facilities Manager Motherwell & Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau, 90 Brandon Parade East, MOTHERWELL ML1 1LY

If you wish to have an informal chat about the role, please email CEO Kinga Kosakowska,