Requisition Number: ADMIN-SVPBD-S-12-2019-01
Job Title: Vice President of Business Development
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: Equal to/Greater than 10
Salary Range: $130,000-$140,000/year

Vice President of Business Development

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Description/Job Summary

As a member of the Executive Team, the Vice President of Business Development will lead the business development efforts of the organization.  The Vice President of Business Development will work collaboratively with the Executive Team and other leadership to develop and implement strategy and ensure the achievement of strategic business development goals and successful implementation of related initiatives. The Vice President through the business development team will support expansion of existing business as well as developing new business. The Vice President of Business Development will also oversee fundraising activities and non-Governmental giving and support.


Responsibilities/Duties

  • Leads, while partnering with the CEO and other Executive Team Members, the review and exploration of business strategy
  • Works closely with RHD Clinical Team to monitor, advance and promote innovative efforts in programs and promotes efforts externally; provides guidance on outcomes to ensure alignment with funder immediate and long-term requirements.
  • Leads the development and implementation of a Corporate Business Development Plan, including business development strategies such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Value-Based Contracting, Technical Assistance services and other collaborations, incorporating a short-term and long-term perspective.
  • Monitors market and industry data and trends and shares market and industry developments with Executive Team to propose business strategy and business development opportunities and inform business development decisions
  • Partners with other RHD leaders in exploring desirable opportunities of contracting, partnership, affiliations, and collaborative activity with other organizations including, but not limited to government entities, managed care organizations, universities, and other social service organizations
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with Government entities and Managed Care Organizations (MCO) in collaboration with other Executive Team members and business leaders
  • Oversees the management of government and MCO contracts including overseeing provider and site credentialing required by Medicaid, MCO, or other entities
  • Oversees the researching and monitoring of national RFP offerings and the process for proposal selection and proposal writing
  • Oversees implementation team responsible for start-up and establishment of new business; including program operations and budget management.  Communicates regularly and effectively with relevant divisional staff to ensure smooth hand-off of new programs at appropriate time. 
  • Oversees and supports fundraising and external marketing departments efforts

Required Experience

  • 10-15 years of progressive experience in nonprofit human/social services developing strategies and business development plans
  • Experience with creating programs and services in a managed care environment

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in a relevant field

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to travel to attend or participate in conferences, meet with potential funders, engage staff, and conduct business - Driver's License required
  • Evidence of commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to network, comfortable meeting new people
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Sense of humor, integrity, personal sense of accountability

Program Summary

Resources for Human Development is a comprehensive, nonprofit, social service organization with headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. Founded in 1970, RHD currently oversees and supports more than 160 locally managed human service programs in 14 states, working quietly behind the scenes of many programs you already know.


RHD’s mission is to empower people as they achieve the highest level of independence possible, building better lives for themselves, their families and their communities. From providing residential services for individuals with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, chemical addiction and those who are homeless to job training, assisted transportation, and crisis intervention, RHD provides individualized, quality assistance wherever the need exists.


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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.