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Business Development Manager


Job Description

Morgan Hunt is working with a nation wide Homelessness Charity in search of a Business Development Managers to join the organisation and be Responsible for generating statutory income, playing a crucial part in linking the right funding opportunities with the right Services and helping the team achieve its income target.

The role is offered on permanent basis working form home or from the London office on the salary of £42,303 plus London Weighting of £5023 if applicable.

Key responsibilities of the new Business Development Manager:

  • Proactively build a pipeline of statutory income opportunities for allocated business areas e.g. Services for professionals, Justice, Telephone and Online Advice Services.
  • Leading on the development of high-quality, strategically aligned propositions.
  • Preparing for tender activity (attending market engagement events, developing service models in partnership with colleagues, costing services)
  • Supporting the Business Development Team to achieve the income target including supporting the preparation and completion of colleague\'s proposals and tenders
  • Maintaining and continuously improving knowledge and insight of the wider external markets and environment to identify key trends, risks and opportunities in relation to Services and statutory funding opportunities.
  • Engaging in strategic projects and planning activities in relevant business areas and the wider organisation.
  • Representing the organisation externally through engagement with partners and influencing commissioners.
  • Liaising and negotiating with partners

    Previous experience and skills of the new Business Development Manager:
  • Experience of generating statutory income from sources including local authorities and central government.
  • Knowledge of business development tools, techniques and processes in the third sector and experience of effectively applying these in practice.
  • Highly experienced in writing bids for a statutory audience and experienced in influencing commissioners.
  • Skilled in writing clearly, concisely and accurately, drawing on a range of evidence to produce compelling content for reports, tenders and proposals.
  • Experience of developing and maintaining relationships with existing and prospective external partners and commissioners.
  • Be able to manage and influence internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be able to work independently, managing and prioritising your own workload and making informed decisions regarding your prospects and projects.

    This role is ideal for a candidate with experience in statutory income- if this is you then please apply as soon as possible.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual\'s skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

  • Motor Fast Track /Small Claims Paralegal

    PLEASE NOTE: This role is not on the list of occupations eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route


    Accidents involving motor vehicles give rise to countless claims and legal actions, affecting every kind of business and non-commercial organisation and their insurers. The sheer volume of cases, and the constant possibility of major costs and resources being involved, can impact seriously on the operational performance of any of the parties involved.

    What is needed most in this situation is a service that can help process cases with maximum speed and efficiency and achieve the most satisfactory settlements possible. Weightmans' Motor team is a market leader in this field offering a full service with dedicated teams dealing with fast track, multi track, fraud, credit hire, indemnity issues and representation at inquests and criminal prosecutions.

    We are currently recruiting for a Paralegal to manage a caseload of motor cases for the fast track and small claims team in Liverpool or Manchester

    Main duties and responsibilities

    • Manage caseload effectively and efficiently
    • Initially review liability, quantum and Claimant Solicitor conduct before devising a strategy for continued handling;
    • Handle cases to conclusion including instructing investigators, posing Part 35 questions, instructing Counsel and making Part 36 offers;
    • Complete client and firm MI procedures
    • Comply with client SLAs, e-manual and local claims handling requirements
    • Achieve set chargeable hours and financial targets
    • Comply with Data Protection Procedures

    The above is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role. As a Paralegal you will also ensure that you comply with the relevant Weightmans and client policies and procedures, and consistently work in accordance with our values.


    To apply for this role please paste the following link into your browser:

    About You

    Ideally, you will have some experience of dealing with motor/litigated claims and a genuine interest in the above area of work. As the role is varied, we are looking for you to have a flexible approach to the work you do and be able to adapt to different tasks. It would be preferable for you to have:

    • Experience of handling/assisting a case load of litigated motor files, within the small claims and fast track, preferably as a Defendant
    • Knowledge of CPR
    • Ability to work to meet deadlines and hit targets
    • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
    • Excellent communication skills

    If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and commitment, then we look forward to receiving your application.


    Why work for us

    Weightmans is a Top 40 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer and 9th overall employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2022 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK.

    We are proud to be an accredited living wage employer.

    The independent research showed "Weightmans provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation."

    We are truly committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity, where everyone in the firm is respected and recognised on merit for the work that they do.

    We strongly encourage applications from people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and disabilities. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustment at any stage of the application process.

    Please feel free to note your preferred pronouns in your application.

    Work for a firm where people matter – work for Weightmans.

    As well as being immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people we offer a wide range of benefits including;

    • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time)
    • Agile / working from home including provision of home office equipment*
    • Healthcare cover/ Medicash
    • Pension plan
    • Life Insurance 4 x salary
    • Interest free travel loan scheme
    • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Discounted dental scheme
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Offers & discounts
    • Great reward and recognition scheme

    *there are a small number of roles that cannot be performed from home, your Recruitment Adviser can confirm.

    Please note

    • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
    • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.
    • We are open to part time/job share applicants.


    Recruitment agencies (PSL /non-PSL)

    Weightmans operates a strict 'preferred supplier list' (PSL) and is committed to working closely with the recruitment agencies that feature on that list. As such, Weightmans does not accept speculative or unsolicited CVs, profiles or any other introductions from both our PSL and non-PSL agencies.  If a PSL or non-PSL agency chooses to submit a speculative or unsolicited CV, profile or introduction without instruction from a member of Weightmans’ recruitment team, we will reserve the right to treat the introduction as a gift and contact the candidate directly without accepting or entering into the agency’s terms nor being liable for a recruitment fee.

    Eligibility to work in the UK

    Eligibility to work in the UK will be verified in the final stages of the selection process. All candidates must either already have a right to work in the UK before commencing employment, or meet the Home office criteria for Visa sponsorship. Candidates who require sponsorship should evaluate the Home Office eligibility criteria for a Skilled Worker visa before applying.


  • HR Administrator

    HR Administrator - Birmingham

    We have an exciting Temporary opportunity available for a Part Time HR Administrator to join a Regulatory Body based in Birmingham. Part time hours 20-24 hours per week, paying between £12 - £13 per hour, hybrid working.


    HR Administrator will play a key role in assisting the People Hub.

    • Responding to queries from the email inbox
    • Helping to making changes to HR records and resetting passwords.
    • Setting up new starters on HR and Appraised
    • Scheduling meetings (i.e., booking and setting up rooms)
    • Supporting self-service issues/ Maintenance
    • Administering the provision of payslips and staff recognition vouchers
    • Help maintain records.
    • Processing purchase orders and invoices for the team 

    Experience and Knowledge

    • A minimum of 12 months experience working in an Administration role
    • Experience of working with managers
    • Experience of using systems and processes
    • Good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook, Office - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    For further information about this position please apply.

    Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

  • Project and Operations Support Officer

    Morgan Hunt are currently working with a Health Regulatory body to recruit for a Project and Operations Support Officer!

    Contract Type - Fixed Term

    Duration - 12 months

    Location - London

    Hybrid - Yes, a mix of home working and office based

    Hours - Full Time

    Salary - Up to £35,000 per annum

    Main Duties of the Project and Operations Support Officer

    * Providing support to the Head of department of diary and event management

    * Taking minutes at weekly meetings, drafting agendas and preparing action points

    * Supporting tracking of budgets and costings

    * Developing and maintaining a userguide of best practice for the team to utilise

    * Tracking and monitoring internal projects

    * Assisting in maintaining project risks and issues

    * Creating and managing all projects and meetings

    Experience Required of the Project and Operations Support Officer:

    * Experience of working in a not for profit organisation is essential

    * Experience of working as a PA and Project Officer

    * Experience of supporting a team with administrative and project duties

    * Knowledge of programme controls especially risk and issue

    * Budget and cost management experience

    If you have the skills and experience required for this Project and Operations Support officer role, please send a copy of your CV to this advert ASAP!

    Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual\'s skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.