Operations and Business Development Manager

Are you an exceptional manager with a passion for Operations & Business Development and making a difference in the world?

Role: Operations and Business Development Manager

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Pay: £3,600-£4,500 per month

Duration: Initially 12 months contract with likely extension

Location: Hybrid working with a minimum requirement of attending the Manchester office one week per month. Significant overseas travel required (up to 40%)

UK-Med is a humanitarian NGO that has been responding to disasters for over thirty years.  We prepare and equip medical teams, both in the UK and worldwide, so they are ready to respond when epidemics, conflict and natural disasters hit.  We are core partners, providing the clinical component and key support structures of the UK Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) in line with WHO standards.

Our Operations and Business Development Manager will work with key internal stakeholders on the identification and coordination of new business development opportunities and associated grant management. The role will seek new funding opportunities and work on existing grants.

The role of Operations and Business Development Manager will also involve deployment to humanitarian responses and existing country programmes, supporting general operations and will also involve grant management support. The successful candidate will provide oversight of UK-Med deployments from HQ as required.

This role will contribute to response preparedness and organisational readiness. The Operations and Business Development Manager will work on the development and improvement of operations systems and processes development for UK-Med. We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through an important role in our humanitarian programming.

To apply:

We strongly advice you to read the Job Pack before applying for the job: Candidate information Pack – Operations and Business Development Manager – May 2022.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) that includes a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the essential criteria in the person specification. The closing of the applications will be mid night on 15th August 2022.

This vacancy will close as soon as we have received enough strong applications. This is an ongoing recruitment campaign to support our current mission in Ukraine.

Offers will be conditional on existing or reasonable expectation of gaining right to work in Ukraine and transit through neighbouring countries as necessary*

Please note:

  • Applicants must have an existing right to enter Schengen Zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen Zone country, or an ETIAS eligible country (https://www.etiasvisa.com/etias-requirements).

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.