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Top job! Head of Business Development & Grants

  • Full time
  • £50,450
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 2nd May 2024

  • Advertised from 8th April 2024


Do you have a passion for developing funding opportunities to make a difference? Are you a natural leader who is skilled in managing a team who play an important part in organisational success? If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join Quarriers as Head of Business Development & Grants.

Your new opportunity

Quarriers have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Head of Business Development & Grants to work in partnership with our Associate Directors and Operational Managers to identify opportunities and develop new and existing services. You will manage and work closely with the Business Development & Grants team leading and implementing development strategies to support growth and funding for the overall organisation. You will play a key part in liaising with internal and external stakeholders and overseeing tender and funding opportunities including submissions.

As the Head of Business Development & Grants you will closely monitor and track potential tender opportunities including managing a portfolio of grants and funding aligned with department income and expenditure against budget and set targeted income.

This is a full-time permanent role working 35 hours per week (Monday – Friday) in line with our agile working policy, which blends home-working with office time and service visits.

What you will need to bring to the role

  • Proven experience and understanding of implementing and managing business development strategies ideally within the social care/healthcare sector.
  • An understanding of social care/healthcare service design.
  • Skills in managing risk and business development with an understanding of the Grant funding landscape and innovative practice.
  • Excellent IT knowledge and experience in using database systems.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience at a senior level in a complex organisation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organisational skills to support strict deadlines and work in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Previous experience of managing a team and delivering positive results.
  • Driving licence is essential

What’s in it for you?

  • Substantial holiday entitlement.
  • Generous workplace pension.
  • Family-friendly working policies and procedures.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Wider benefits including our Employee Assistance Programme, free physiotherapy & occupational health support.

Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are a Scottish Living Wage Employer

About Us

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

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