Business Development Lead

  • Full time
  • £34,350 – £36,890
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th February 2022

  • Advertised from 14th January 2022
  • 30 to 35.75 hours per week Salary pro rata for part time


We are looking for a talented and passionate Business Development Lead who will have an important strategic role to play in creating and managing growth in terms of scale and range of Into Work’s activities.

You will drive the business development plan, identifying opportunities and producing professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates Into Work’s service offer of supported employment for disabled people and people with long term health conditions.

You will be a member of the Management Team and will lead on strategic business development activities. This is a networked role that requires strong communication & organisational skills as well as an ability to work under pressure and to meet demanding deadlines.

Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are vital, as is the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines. We need someone who upholds our values, is focused, and driven, and who can work effectively on their own as well as collaborate with a team. The Business Development Lead will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role, with a proven track record of managing business development pipelines.

The remuneration package will include a competitive salary, 34 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and pro rata if part time), flexible working opportunities, and a generous contributory pension scheme with life insurance policy.

Please note due to COVID-19 restrictions, the recruitment process will be carried out entirely online. Applicants must have internet access from a safe location. If shortlisted for interview, we will utilise video conferencing for the interview process.

The successful applicant will initially be working from home, however once COVID restrictions are eased you will be based at our offices at Norton Park in Edinburgh. At that time an element of continued home working can be agreed.

Organisational Profile

For over 20 years, Into Work has been helping disabled people and people with long-term health conditions find, build and maintain great jobs. We work towards a world where disabled people and people with long-term health conditions have equal opportunity to take up employment and receive fair treatment in work.

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

The closing date for completed applications is 10 am, Friday 4th February 2022.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th, Thursday 10th and Friday 11th February.