To identify and engage with new potential channel partners and Direct Agencies who can deliver Cifas data and/or additional services to new and potential members or who may enable other revenue generating opportunities to be realised.
Persuasion and Influencing – Level 4
Defined as: Persuasion is the ability to influence and convince others onto your way of thinking. It involves working towards a ‘win win’ situation and includes direct persuasion / upward influencing / negotiating and ‘selling’ whether with internal clients or external Members. It links to interpersonal skills and relationship building, as well as to information handling and analytical thinking. The performance level sought is: L4, Is highly persuasive. (Indicators: Persuades so effectively that people think it was their idea in first place; Manages expectations as well as selling ideas; Sounds people out in advance before tailoring approach; Uses upward influence and third party lobbying).
Organisational Awareness / External Focus - Level 4
Defined as: This relates to an understanding of the Business needs, recognising who are the key players in own and in Member/supplier organisations. It also includes awareness of the position of Cifas within the UK, Europe and Internationally and the use of contacts within and beyond the organisation for business benefits. The performance level sought is: Has wider perspective and knowledge, Understands how other organisations tick / make a profit, Keeps abreast of everything going on in organisation, Aware of how different organisations interact and of the difficulties they may face
Has external focus and may be used as point of reference by others
Innovation / Risk Taking / Entrepreneurship - Level 4
Defined as: Innovation is the ability to think of and suggest new and better ways of doing things and being creative. It requires a willingness to experiment and to display entrepreneurship by taking calculated risks. The risk-taking element relates to organisational awareness. The performance level sought is Generates new ideas leading to business benefits, Thinks ‘outside of box’, Generates new ideas, balancing business risk, Prepared to experiment in a controlled way
Communication – Level 3
Defined as: Communication is the ability and willingness to give and receive information effectively. This information may be verbal or written or take the form of a formal presentation. The performance level sought is: ‘Tailors communication approach’ (Indicators: Modifies style and content of communication to suit all situations and people, understands information needs of others and communications accordingly, ensures regular information updates and provides opportunity for them, makes appropriate use of humour).
Planning and Organising – Level 3
Defined as: Personal organisation is the ability to think through and adapt a clear, sensible approach to planning, prioritising and organising work, to make the most efficient use of time and other resources. The performance level sought is: ‘Well-organised’ (Indicators: Knows where everything is, always sets agenda for meetings, keeps records up to date, informs staff of movements & whereabouts).
Adaptability – Level 3
Defined as: Adaptability is the ability to respond positively to change and being flexible enough to work effectively with a variety of tasks, situations or individuals. It links with initiative and seeing the need for change, as well as to innovation. The performance level sought is: ‘Adapts behaviour and activities, flexibly adapts own work patterns to meet changing needs / priorities, can swap roles and stand in for others, recognises the need to break the loop when systems are not efficient, instigates change & manages the process.
Attention to detail – level 3
Defines as: Attention to detail is continually checking information and progress to maintain a high degree of accuracy and having a low tolerance for errors. It involves following tasks through to the end.. The performance level sought is: High attention to detail and concern for quality, Produces / manages high quality output, Ensures errors are not repeated, Ensures attention is paid to the basics & correct procedures, keeping meticulous records.
The following qualifications, skills, experience, knowledge and other attributes are required to be considered for the role:
Start date: asap
Salary: In the region of £52,000
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