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Top job! Business Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £43,008 – £48,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd September 2019

  • Advertised from 22nd August 2019
  • Commensurate with experience. 35 hours per week. A fixed term contract for 1 year, with the possibility of extension.


The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens.

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager, on a fixed term basis for 1 year with the possibility of extension.

We are looking for a highly motivated Business Development Manager to join Citizens Advice Scotland to take the lead in identifying new business opportunities. The full time post is being offered on a one year fixed term basis, with the possibility of extension.

In this role, you will generate income for the Citizens Advice network, securing funding through submission of funding bids, tenders and proposals. You will also take a critical role in the initial stages of implementation and delivery of new projects to ensure smooth transition and integration of new services once funding is secured. You will support Citizens Advice Bureaux to create funding models and develop strategies and support for the network in their fundraising activities.

You’ll have a successful track record in business development and identifying new funding opportunities and bring experience of leading change and service transformation. To be successful, you will also have excellent stakeholder engagement and networking skills to generate commitment to goals and build strong relationships and trust.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to work at the heart of supporting Scotland's largest independent advice network.

For more information, please refer to the Job Pack which can be downloaded using the links below.

Employee benefits

Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Application notes

Closing date: Monday, 2 September 2019, 5pm

Interviews: TBC

You can find all necessary forms below or on our website:

About the employer

Citizens Advice Scotland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux – Citizens Advice Scotland. Scottish charity (SC016637) and company limited by guarantee (89892)