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Business Development Executive - Employment & Skills

Job Req ID:  119462
Posting Start Date:  23-Apr-2021

Home Based, West Midlands, GB, Not Availa

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 

Business Development Executive -  Employment & Skills

Permanent – 37 Hours per week

£19,000 - £25,000 per annum + Benefits



This is a home-based position, however you must be willing to travel to a number of our sites across the UK.


Serco’s highly successful Employment & Skills business works in partnership with the Public Sector in the UK and across the globe to deliver joined up citizen solutions that support and enhance employment, skills and enterprise opportunities for citizens and businesses. Our agility, customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services, and global experience enable us to quickly respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value.


As part of a small, high-performing team of Capture professionals responsible for delivering the Employment & Skills business’ ambitious growth plan, Serco is seeking a Business Development Executive who will play an important role in the delivery of new business within the Employment & Skills business.



You will be joining the Employment & Skills team and be responsible for organising the business development team in line with the Serco Management System and ensuring that resources are in place across sales, operations and other internal stakeholders.


You will also act co-ordinate and support the capture and bid teams on allocated Customer Services deals. The role will provide administrative and research support in the development and prosecution of the business pipeline.


In return, we will offer the opportunity of being a key part of the team involved with some of the highest profile contracts n the UK today. Additionally, for the right candidate, we will provide training and mentoring to support your career development within the bidding team.


What you’ll need to do the role

You will have strong Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) skills, hold experience of delivering projects to tight deadlines and have good attention to detail.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills including relationship development and stakeholder management to a senior level.

To be successful in this role you will be naturally proactive, positive, customer focused, and responsive. 


Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters – delivering essential services that truly touch people’s lives;

A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways;

Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You’ll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.


What we offer

  • Pension – 6%
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Bike4Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services/prisons sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package





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