Head of Business Development, Health

Location UK-East Sussex-Ringmer
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/23/2018 11:39 AM)
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With more than 16,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit We offer a friendly and supportive working environment and understand the importance of quality and standards. 

Job Summary

• The Head of Business Development, Health is responsible for identifying and securing new business sales, in line with company and division targets,
• This involves working with the UK Director of Strategic Growth and team members to build a short, medium and long term pipeline of Occupational Health, Wellbeing and Assessment based opportunities across multiple client bases;
• Deal sizes will range from 50K pa to £200M pa, and the role will include managing a small team of sales managers, as well as a flexible resource base for larger deals.

Essential Job Duties

• To secure new business in line with corporate and personal targets
• To build a strongly qualified pipeline of sales Health, Wellbeing and Assessment opportunities in existing and new markets
• To generate sales opportunities for existing and new product and service lines in existing markets
• To identify and/or create new market opportunities
• To target short, medium and long term opportunities to ensure the pipeline is balanced and allows a clear line of sight to longer term growth
• To build relationships (pre-sales) with key target clients and to advise the wider business on emerging client and market needs
• To actively contribute to the sales and operational development and strategic plans based on market intelligence and understanding
• To understand key competitors to MAXIMUS / HML and to advise the wider business accordingly on competitive positioning
• To work with wider sales and business colleagues to develop high quality bidding materials to convert existing and future opportunities
• To prepare and deliver compelling sales presentations for internal and external markets
• To produce and distribute monthly and quarterly reports on sales activity as required and/or outlined in the business development plan
• To identify new markets for HML to move into, understanding how our core competencies translate into compelling customer offers
• To collaborate, as required, with the wider MAXIMUS teams in the UK and globally to introduce / develop OH, Wellbeing and Assessment propositions for the wider markets.

Education and Experience Requirements

• An excellent network of contacts and clients and a deep understanding of the wider Health sector
• Demonstrable track record in securing new business in the health sector, with values up to £50M pa
• Evidence of creating new market opportunities and / or of driving business diversification
• Demonstrated working knowledge and insight into health-related procurement – in both the public and private sector
• Analytical capability to qualify opportunities, including commercial and competitive analysis.
• Creativity to develop solutions which resonate with clients needs and goals.
• Proven ability to develop and maintain healthy business relationships across a wide variety of multi- sector clients and business partners
• Experience in the UK outsourcing market
• Knowledge and understanding of contract administration and compliance
• Excellent organisational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

EEO Statement

Health Management is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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