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    Business Development Director listed by CFChina on 15th February 2018

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    Business Development Director

    Business Development Director


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    Chinese National Health Living Centre is looking for a Business Development Director based in London. For more information, please see the attached document.

    The salary is £42,000 pro rata for three days in the first instance with the view to this becoming a full time role.

    For more information about the role, please contact Dr Pui-Ling Li on

    To apply, please send your up to date CV and Supporting Statement of not more than 500 words outlining how your Knowledge, Skills and Experience meet the Person Specification to

    Closing Date: 19 March 2018

    Please note only applicants who submit a CV with a supporting statement will be considered.

    Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

    About Chinese National Healthy Living Centre

    The Chinese National Living Centre ( was founded in 1987 by Doctor Pui-Ling Li and aims to promote health and to facilitate access to health services for the Chinese community in the UK. The centre takes a holistic approach, tackling both the physical and psychological aspects of health. Health services ranging from health promotion activities such as walking groups and Tai Chi classes, counselling, Hepatitis B Clinics, Sunday surgeries to traditional Chinese Medicine.

    The centre is located in central London and is led by the centre Director and a small team of dedicated full time and part time staff who have been with the centre for many years. Funding comes from a range of public sector grants as well as membership fees and donations. The Trustee board consists of a range of health and private sector professionals.

    Purpose of role

    With increasing pressure on public sector funding the Charity is looking to diversify its income stream to include the private sector, whilst maintaining its core aims of serving the disadvantaged Chinese community in the UK. The Board, therefore wish to appoint a Business Development Director to develop new income streams to secure a sustainable economic model for the centre.

    Core accountabilities:

    Develops and executes strategic plans focused on alternative funding models, including building a social enterprise.

    Finds ways to actively promote the Centre to donors and sponsors as well as service users.

    Increases membership of “Friends of CNHLC”.

    Reviews existing public sector funding opportunities and looks to find ways of renewing existing funding or new funding.

    Builds strong relationships with key stakeholders in the private and third sector including business leaders, government officials and health officials as well as the Chinese Community, and other Chinese charities.

    Works seamlessly with the centre Director and other staff.

    Provides regular feedback to the Trustees Board on progress.

    Role requirements

    Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills which foster strong working relationships internally and externally.

    A self starter, able to focus on key goals and operate with limited supervision.

    A proven ability to work across the private and the third sector and is comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders.

    Ability to negotiate and influence and convince others both internally and externally in order to facilitate business and funding opportunities.

    A real passion and understanding of fund raising in the private and third sector.

    A track record of business development success.

    Strong communication and organisational skills.

    An ability to quickly analyse and exploit opportunities.

    Professional/technical experience

    Ideally has worked in a similar role in the private or the third sector before.

    Fully competent with Microsoft Office.

    Good knowledge and awareness of digital marketing.

    Academic and professional qualifications

    Ideally a Cantonese and or Mandarin speaker, but not essential.

    Personal attributes

    Contributes positively to the organisational culture and has a genuine interest in the private and the third sector.

    Has operated successfully in a rapidly changing and complex business environment.

    Demonstrably effective communicator.

    Ability to juggle priorities, multi-task and execute at speed.

    Experience of presenting and selling into a corporate environment.


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