Business Development Officer – South East Job at The Aurora Group – in Remote

Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities:
Business Development Officer – South East

Location: Regional – remote/home base with regular travel across the South East

Salary: Up to £40K & competitive performance related bonus

Hours: Full- time

The Aurora Group

We’re the fifth-largest provider of SEN educational services in the country, supporting over 800 children and young people, and employing over 1,000 staff.

We’re currently seeking a Business Development Officer for our South East (SE) region, who is looking for the opportunity to build skills and knowledge, and further their career in Business Development.

Key Responsibilities:
Working closely with our SE Business Development Manager, the role is key to ensuring that Aurora are considered the provider of choice to support children, young people and adults with special needs in our South East region.

You will be trained in all aspects of the role, allowing you to take responsibility for developing new opportunities and maximising existing partnerships; to ensure that our services are considered by local authorities to be an integral part of their sufficiency strategies.

Key to this role will be your ability to form and build positive relationships and a deep sense of trust with funders and influencers and wide range of stakeholders within local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Working with the SE BDM, you will collaborate with Principals, Marketing, Placement Managers and other key staff to ensure that you can promote our current services and future provision to a wide range of stakeholders.

Naturally; you’ll work to a set of clear KPIs and targets and be expected to provide regular reports on progress.

The role will give you a great opportunity to identifying new funding streams, entry into new markets and to build unique customer relationships.

Skills and Qualifications:
Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:
The ability to forge and develop strong commercial relationships.

Experience of working in the care and/or education sector.

Understanding of statutory funding in children’s and/or adult services.

Understanding of special educational needs and disability in children and young people/adults.

Good negotiation skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to represent the organisation at all levels, including national, regional and local government level.

Able to travel extensively within the South East (including some overnight stay).

Benefits and Additional Information:
If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line, or for more information and a full job description, please email [email protected] Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

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