Business Development Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,000 – £34,000
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd July 2024

  • Advertised from 27th June 2024
  • 30-37.5 hours per week, permanent (3 months probation).


The Challenges Group is a long-standing provider of management and leadership training to a range of audiences globally, including through our strategic partnership with the Chartered Management Institute. We are seeking a Business Development Manager for our Scotland-based Learning & Leadership team. The Learning & Leadership team are responsible for facilitating a range of training delivery to a number of key client groups in Scotland, either within training programmes (such as the award-winning Making Work Work) or as a B2B training offer.

The Business Development Manager will work closely with the Business Development Director and the Senior Manager, Learning & Leadership. There may be opportunities to support other areas of Challenges work on finding enterprising solutions to global challenges, particularly around improving employability and skills and growing businesses in Scotland and in emerging economies.

The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly in a hybrid pattern based out of the Challenges office in Edinburgh, where we are co-located with a number of social enterprises and social enterprise support agencies. It is a vibrant, dynamic working environment within the My Edinburgh ecosystem dedicated to social change. Some travel, for example to meet clients and develop business relationships, will be required. Challenges works according to an outputs-focused, flexible working model and the successful candidate will be expected to manage their time in accordance with their responsibilities, workload and non-work commitments in a way which supports team collaboration and achievement of common objectives.

Application notes

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