Business Development – Tender Support Officer

Brighton, East Sussex
£24,929 - £29,368 per annum
13 Dec 2018
16 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Tenders Team is part of the wider Business Development Team responsible for sourcing all tender opportunities, managing the tender process and submitting all responses for the organisation.

Are you looking for a fresh new challenge and the opportunity to work and develop within a small but dynamic team responsible for finding and winning new business and the growth of the organisation? If so, Change Grow Live has an exciting opportunity in our National Tenders Team, supporting our Tender Quality Manager with the coordination, quality assurance and submission of innovative, local and evidence-based bids that are bespoke to commissioned and service user needs.

Change Grow Live is a health and social care charity, working with individual’s families and communities affected by substance misuse, crime, homelessness, domestic abuse and anti-social behaviour.

This role provides the opportunity for a motivated, analytical and highly organised individual to join our team and play a key role in our ongoing growth and diversification.

With excellent research, written and verbal communication skills, you will assist the Tenders Team by managing the opportunity management process, supporting with bid submissions and providing support to the Business Development Team and operational directors and managers throughout the process to ensure we submit winning bids. In addition, this role with have a key focus on supporting the diversification of our service portfolio through identifying and working with local teams to submit grant funding applications.

Key elements of the role will include: coordinating the opportunity management process, creating detailed checklists, coordinating input from a variety of sources, keeping information up to date and quality assuring responses.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and time management skills, strong MS Office skills and IT literacy, alongside excellent proof-reading skills.

Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish.  We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

For further information please contact Suzy Gerrans 07741 900525 or

Closing date: Wednesday 16th January 2019

Interview date: w/c 21st January 2019

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