28 August 2019
Head of Commercial Sales
As part of a London Council's approach to being ruthlessly financially efficient, they are looking at developing a suite of commercial products from existing services. With significant financial challenges in the coming years, the development and sales of new streams of income through the commercialisation of services is a vital component of replacing reduced funding from the government. You will forge commercial partnerships across a range of sectors, meaning you will need to understand the language of business and build strong and credible relationships with commercially-focused organisations where the bottom line really matters. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Create a credible pipeline of sales aligned to our products, including developing an in-depth knowledge of market demands and anticipated needs for future product development.
- Establish a clear, financially astute approach to managing the business and motivating all staff to achieve the commercial objectives.
- Embed models of best practice in relation to commercial considerations and strong strategic relationship management
- The creation and growth of a strong profit and loss account with a realistic financial and product development plan.
This role will be an FTC for 18 months and salary will be be dependent on experience.
To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.
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