Business Partner - Commercial

Location
Council House, Dudley
Salary
£45,072 to £48,414 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Job Ref
Dudley000003906
Job Type
Management
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Dudley Council has challenging plans to develop its approach to Commercialism. We are looking for an experienced Manager to support the new Chief Officer and to take the lead for the Councils sales and revenue generation.

Hours:  37 per week

These are exciting times at Dudley. As a Council we are committed to doing things differently, maximising our income, and ensuring that we offer services that are attractive to our customers. This is a new role and we are looking for a unique blend of a commercially minded public servant to support us to deliver our vision.

You will lead our Traded services to schools and help us to improve the administration, analysis, reporting and most importantly the viability of sales. Your challenge will be to ensure sustainability, to protect and grow sales to support the delivery of vital public services, which in turn will support the financial challenges the Council faces.

You will help us to roll out our new trading platform and will engage with internal and external stakeholders. You will also support the development of income generation and commercial activities from other service areas, in particular B2B.

You will be our sales lead, taking responsibility for our Sales Plan, marketing, and costing, ensuring that all sales are viable (as a minimum are full cost recovery). You will directly lead a small team and matrix manage other sales functions across the Council.

In short, we are looking for a commercially driven individual that is passionate about delivering excellent public services to join our exciting new Commercial and Procurement service.

Shortlisting – Monday 17 September 2018

Interviews – Friday 21 September 2018

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received. 

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

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