£43,638 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Commercial Services, Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5BY.
This is a 12 month fixed term contract/secondment opportunity.
We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service and a generous local government salary related pension. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Head of Sales & Marketing within Commercial Services for a 12 month period to cover an internal secondment. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the capture, development and delivery of winning proposals and bids within agreed budgets.
You will bring your expertise and extensive knowledge in bid documentation, competitive tendering and marketing within the food service industry.
You will have a passion and drive to promote excellent food and service to young people attending Surrey Schools and beyond and lead on the planning of promotional campaigns and activities to generate increased revenue and assist building a commercial culture and growth.
You will contribute to a ‘joined up’ approach to the development and retention of our existing client base and securing new business opportunities.
Reporting to the Head of Commercial Services and working closely with the Senior Management Team, this is an opportunity to be part of the business to support the commercial function.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position, your CV and personal statement will clearly evidence
- Understanding and experience of bid documentation and its formal bid structures (PQQ & ITT)
- Proven and successful track record in sales and marketing
- Evidence of building a pipeline of sales opportunities leading to successful contract awards
- Excellent communication skills at all levels
- Strong project management skills
- Excellent presentation skills
- Knowledge of food and customer service
To be successful, you will have what it takes to forge strong and impactful relationships with colleagues, customers and stakeholders alike.
Commercial Services has three divisions – Education Catering, Civic Catering and a schools equipment maintenance service and together employs circa 1,300 staff working in approximately 500 locations across Surrey.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full role profile.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For an informal discussion contact Sarah Atkinson on 01372 832370 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16th September 2018.
Interview dates are to be confirmed.
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