Regional Partnership and Development Manager

  • Job Reference: 00001867-1
  • Date Posted: 5 May 2023
  • Recruiter: ACH
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45,000 to £48,000
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Post: Regional Partnership and Development Manager (West Midlands)
Department: SMT
Reports to: Regional Partnership Manager (Bristol)
Working Hours: 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday 
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £45 000 - £48 000 
Band: 8
Location: West Midlands, (Birmingham Office)

Job purpose
• Develop effective partnerships with local authorities, housing and refugee support organisations and networks to increase our influence and impact across the region.
• Work with partners to identify, develop and secure income to grow our refugee and migrant housing and support services.
• Harness our unique insight to secure and deliver specialist consultancy to ensure the provision of high quality, responsive services for refugee and migrant communities
• Work with colleagues and partners to deliver influential campaigns that challenge entrenched inequality and injustice in our society that impacts refugees and migrants 

About us
ACH is dedicated to building a better future for refugees and migrants in the UK. We provide tailored housing and support services that create opportunities for refugees to lead independent and ambitious lives. We currently support over 1000 people annually to build better, brighter futures in Birmingham, Wolverhampton Coventry and Bristol,

For all refugees coming to the UK to be successfully integrated into society with access to adequate accommodation, employment and education. In the words of our CEO:

“At ACH, our vision is not only to support individuals’ integration needs we’re also dedicated to working with partners who share our goals and can help us develop our support services to deliver a sustainable end to refugee homelessness and poverty. The Regional Partnerships Manager role provides the opportunity to harness the power and resources of global companies, consumers, and other organizations to advance this vison”.  Fuad Mahamed CEO

About you 
To be considered for this role you will need
• A commitment to and understanding of our vision of building a better future for refugees and migrants in the UK
• Knowledge of refugee and/or housing networks, partners and stakeholders across the region
• Experience of building effective partnerships to establish, develop and deliver high quality services
• A track record of business development and successful income generation 
• ability to utilise excellent written and verbal communication skills to inspire and influence
• Proficiency in the use of modern business technologies

About the role 
Key objectives and responsibilities 

You will:
• Build effective relationships with public and private sector partners, alongside local decision-making fora to meet ACHs strategic objectives.
• Horizon scan for consultancy opportunities, identify markets for our specialist knowledge in relation to refugee and global majority recruitment 
• Work with colleagues to generate and secure new income streams 
• Grow the market for our housing, knowledge and people services exploiting our USP’s around refugee and Global Majority recruitment, consultancy and training services
• Ensure the ACH Brand is consistently promoted within its guidelines
• Collaborate with colleagues to identify and execute regional and national campaigns in support of ACH’s strategic ambitions.

Personal specification:
• Master's or Bachelor's degree or equivalent level work experience 
• At least 5 years’ experience in a similar business development and marketing environment.
• Able to demonstrate access to potential partners and stakeholders in the region.
• A demonstrable track record of building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
• Ability to influence
• Strong communication skills and ability to sell a vision
• Entrepreneurial minded with strong customer management skills 
• Able to perform well in a fast-paced and highly challenging environment 
• Team player, diplomatic  

• 25 days holiday pa + bank holidays
• Company sick policy
• Enhance Maternity leave
• Enhanced Paternity leave
• 5 % Company Pension contribution or health cash back plan 

This role will require a clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
ACH welcomes applications regardless of gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith.
How to apply
To apply please complete our application form on our website and submit your CV.
For an informal conversation or to find out more about ACH or the role, please don’t hesitate to contact our People and Culture Manager, Werner Lourens - We may close this role early, so please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.