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Business Development Apprentice

Making Space
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a business development apprentice to join a fast paced team within a national charity. As a business development apprentice you will play a crucial role in supporting the team to successfully win and retain services. Your role will be focused around ensuring timely and accurate tender/bid coordination.

Making Space - Employer

Making Space is a charity supporting people to live an independent life.

We are dedicated to providing high quality health and social care services that are innovative, responsive and flexible to each individual’s needs and choices.

We provide services in the heart of local communities, in the comfort of people’s own homes, and specialist care and support services. Our professional, caring employees and volunteers deliver our services with dignity, respect and compassion, focusing on outcomes that help the people we support have the freedom to enjoy an everyday life.

As an Investor in People and Mindful Employer, we are committed to the continuous improvement and professional development of our workforce.

Formal Quality Attestations include:

  • Investors in People Silver Award
  • CHAS accredited
  • 26 CQC registered services
  • MATRIX accreditation for a number of our information and employment services
  • We’re regulated by the Care Quality Commission in England.
  • We’ve also won awards and commendations for many aspects of our work, from our partnerships to our work on personalisation.

Making Space


13 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

Business & Administration
Making Space

Detailed Job Description

  • To manage the development inbox
  • To identify new opportunities (tenders)
  • To download all new tender documentation• To coordinate bid team meetings
  • To coordinate attendance
  • To complete pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQs)
  • To proof read tender submissions
  • To create diagrams to include in tender submissions
  • To upload tender submissions to online portals
  • To keep the tender tracker database up-to-date• To keep the references database up-to-date
  • To complete market and competitor research
  • To create presentations for tender interviews

Working Week - Monday to Friday 9am-5pm 35 hours per week with a one hour lunch

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSEs in GCSE A*-C in Maths and English

Skills required

  • Good literacy skills
  • PC literate, Microsoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills

Personal Qualities

  • Outgoing and confident to work in a busy environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritise tasks to achieve outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and meet deadlines

Future prospects

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to progress within the company.

Additional Information

Training provided

Candidates will be provided with internal mentoring, support and on the job training. In additional to this, the candidate will also complete an Apprenticeship Level 2 Business Administration. This will be provided vocationally and will cover Functional Skills (Literacy, Numeracy and ICT), Technical Certificate and the Business Administration Diploma. (NVQ).

Sysco Group - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Sysco Group on 0151 203 2474 or email: (Ref ID:80986)
Sysco Group


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