Business Development Manager

Generation is seeking a talented Business Development Manager, skilled in securing partnerships and B2B account management, who is passionate about working with communities facing significant barriers to employment. As Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for generating a pipeline of potential employer partners, engaging them in the program and demonstrating the value of Generation’s programs.

To be successful in this position you will need at least 4 years’ experience in business development, partnerships management, B2B account management or another similar background. You will have a demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with organisations of all types, identifying needs and ensuring those needs are met, and experience establishing and managing a pipeline of partnership leads. You will be a self-motivated individual who is comfortable with feedback and the opportunity to self-develop while being a team player.

About the organisation.

Worldwide, more than 75 million young people are unemployed. But many employers struggle to find people with the skills they need for entry-level jobs. Generation was created in 2014 to help bridge this gap—at speed and scale. Today, Generation is active in 14 countries, 148 cities and 369 sites, with diverse social, economic, and labour-market contexts.

Generation’s goal is to help their students achieve personal and professional success—and fundamentally change their life trajectories. Generation programs prepare unemployed or underemployed people for jobs in four sectors: healthcare, technology, retail/sales, and skilled trades.