Partner Development Executive

Bloom Procurement Services Home Based United Kingdom Commercial
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Company Description

  • Up to £30k + potential 10% bonus
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Monday to Friday, flexible working
  • Hybrid working - Gateshead based.
  • 25 days holiday p.a. plus bank holidays and you can also buy up to 5 days, paid back over 12 months (Pro-rata), when you reach 2 years’ service this will rise to 26 days, then 1 day with each year of service up to 5 years
  • Holiday buying scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Birthday leave
  • Electrical vehicle salary sacrifice scheme once probationary period has been passed

Bloom is an established, sustainability led, fast-growing company that provides a range of services (SoW creation, contract management, payments, invoicing) that support the public sector to deliver social value outcomes at a local and national level. Our purpose is to enable brilliant outcomes today that build a better tomorrow and we are dedicated to creating innovative technology products and solutions that solve real-world problems and make a positive impact on people's lives. We’re recognised as a Sunday Times Best Companies employer 2023 (medium sized) and we pride ourselves on having a supportive culture based on our Trademark Behaviours. Because our people come first, we continuously seek ways to improve our work environment so that everyone has an opportunity to thrive. Some of our initiatives include wellbeing campaigns, learning and development opportunities, anonymous feedback to senior management, mental health first aiders and more…We are currently recruiting 2 Partner Development Executives for our expanding Growth team.


As a Partner Development Executive, you will play a pivotal role in the identification, establishment, and nurturing of strategic partnerships that contribute significantly to our company's growth and market expansion.

Your responsibilities will encompass fostering robust relationships with partners, driving collaborative efforts, and ensuring mutual success through joint initiatives.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Partner Identification: Proactively identify potential partner organizations aligned with our business objectives and target market segments.
  • Comprehensive Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive partner strategy encompassing partner identification, recruitment, onboarding, and ongoing engagement.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate cross-functionally with sales, marketing, product, and technical teams to ensure seamless partnership integration and alignment with company goals.
  • Market Analysis: Conduct thorough market research and competitive analysis to identify emerging partnership opportunities and industry trends.
  • Innovative Approach: Actively seek out innovative partnership models and opportunities that have the potential to drive revenue growth and establish market differentiation.
  • Negotiation Expertise: Skilfully negotiate partnership agreements and contracts, ensuring terms and conditions are mutually beneficial and congruent with company goals.


We expect the role holder to demonstrate the following traits:

  • Analytical Mindset: Exhibit a strategic and analytical approach to partnership development, aligning partnerships with our organization's broader objectives.
  • Strategic Thinking: Approach partnership development with foresight, anticipating future market dynamics and trends.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Embrace innovation, take calculated risks, and explore novel avenues to create valuable partnership opportunities.
  • Customer-Centric Focus: Prioritise end customer needs and preferences, maintaining a relentless customer-centric approach throughout partnership initiatives.
  • Continuous Learning: Foster a mindset of continuous learning, staying well-informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and market dynamics to adapt and optimize partnership strategies.

To excel in this role, the candidate must demonstrate the following:

  • A strong understanding of business strategy and partner networking.
  • A track record of successful partner identification, recruitment, and engagement, with tangible contributions to revenue growth and market expansion.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and departments to ensure seamless partnership integration.
  • Profound strategic thinking abilities to align partnership initiatives with company objectives and market trends.
  • Expertise in negotiation to craft mutually beneficial partnership agreements that align with company goals.
  • Strong analytical skills to assess partnership opportunities, evaluate potential benefits, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex ideas and partnership concepts to diverse audiences.

Other information

Bloom offers a dynamic supply chain providing the public sector with a marketplace to buy and manage services. We ensure delivery of quality outcomes from our pre-approved and ever-growing network of suppliers and consultants. Our fully compliant open access marketplace is outcomes based meaning the public sector only pays for what is delivered.

We can provide a compliant managed procurement service covering specification development, supplier identification & onboarding, commercial management, and lessons learned upon successful delivery of outcomes.

We make it easier for public sector buyers to deliver on their social value goals through our marketplace and believe in the need to demonstrate innovation and showcase the skills of the SME community including social value that can be generated through every project.

We are an equal opportunities employer; a member of the Armed Forces Covenant and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds.

If you’re interested in joining Bloom, apply today.