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Business Development & Innovation Manager

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/08/2020 at 23:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Business Development & Innovation Manager

Circa £40,000

2 Vacancies

Waltham Forest Traded Services (WFTS) is looking for two curious, creative people with an excellent track record in taking new ideas from proof of concept to market in a commercial environment. 

These are new posts created to enable WFTS to support Waltham Forest Council identify commercial opportunities which generate income and ensure value for money and maximum efficiency for the Council and its residents.   Successful applicants will work on a range of projects commissioned by the Council: responding to briefs, developing proposals, identifying and researching ideas, testing and piloting these, developing financial models and creating business cases for investment.

You will carry out service, financial and customer analysis and articulate the results to compile persuasive cases and enable our senior managers to make investment decisions.   You will be able to demonstrate the value of your work in cashable terms.

You will develop clear journeys to market for ideas which progress and have a solid understanding of sales and marketing activity which can be applied to a broad range of products and services.

We see this role as a blend of business analysis, innovation development, sales and marketing and are seeking two candidates with complementary skills and experience to help grow this exciting new opportunity.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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