Business Development Manager

You will be joining us at an exciting time in our journey, helping us and the sector to support those who are forced to seek safety. With over 34 years’ experience, we are trusted by the communities we serve and are seen as the lead organisation in Wales for asylum seekers and refugees. To find out more about this opportunity, download the job description.

  • Job Title: Business Development Manager
  • Report to: Chief Executive
  • Salary: £32,000-£36,000 per annum + 5% pension
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Hours: 35 hours per week normal office hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location: Hybrid working: Working from home and the Cardiff Office (all-Wales post).

Purpose of the Post

As our Business Development Manager, you will lead our work with fundraising, project, and business development. Our annual income is around £1.8m with 45% derived from Welsh Government, 45% from trusts and foundations, and 10% from individuals, members, and corporate partnerships.

You will be a change maker helping us to support and empower those forced to seek safety.  You will line manage a Business Development Officer and any volunteers needed to deliver against our Strategy. The ideal candidate will:

  • Be personable and have energy- to win over stakeholders to best represent the strengths of the WRC.
  • Be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, and able to adapt priorities.
  • Have excellent verbal and written writing skills- able to engage and ensure key points are communicated for maximum affect.
  • Have confidence to lead and steer meetings, to ensure a project development process is undertaken.
  • Have initiative and lead plans to secure donors, funders, tenders, and business opportunities- in line with capacity..

How to Apply?

You can apply via the Application Form and submitting an application to CVs will not be accepted.

Closing day Tuesday 28 May at 10am. Applications received after this date, will not be considered.

Invites for interview will be sent by email, and interviews will likely be held in person on Monday 10 June 2024, at our Cardiff Office.