Business Development Manager

Location: Dorset, England Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Charles Beecroft

Business Development Manager

Dorset / Bristol

Business Development Manager urgently needed for our Client. Ideally, you will already be a Business Development Manager with MoD experience, providing support and services to the UK MoD and International customers. The ideal candidate will come with a good understanding of current UK MoD support contracts

Why You Should Apply

The successful Business Development Manager will want to work for this client because they will give you a wealth of benefits:

  • Salary between £45,000 and £55,000
  • Relocation package available on a case by case basis
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Life Assurance - 10 times salary
  • Dental cover (self)
  • Flexible working hours scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Free gym on site
  • Payment of annual subscriptions to professional institutes/bodies
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Travel insurance (for private travel including spouse/partner and children)
  • Vodaphone discount
  • Salary Sacrifice for Purchase of Cars
  • Well-being programme - a programme of health and wellbeing initiatives provided in conjunction with our Occupational Health partner; includes flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24 hour/7 days a week telephone and web based service providing advice and guidance on a wide range of work-related and personal/family issues
  • Staff Social Events

If this wasn't enough, the successful Business Development Manager will also gain the opportunity to work for a world leader in the manufacture & supply of sonar and combat management systems for conventional submarines, surface ships, complete sensor-to-shoot mine warfare solutions and torpedoes.

As the Business Development Manager, this is what you need:

The Business Development Manager is responsible for:

  • Understanding and generating market intelligence
  • You will provide a consultancy service to the Profit and Loss Divisions on the current product support, competitive bids and support and service of other OEM equipment.
  • You will also form an important part of the integrated management team for active bids which contain a large element of support and service and will require strong bid writing skills, a good insight into the supply base for technical and engineering services

Business Development Manager Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related disciplines equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to work on the bid process on the basis of own knowledge and experience
  • Experienced in developing realistic KPI's and actively delivering them
  • Experience of regular contact with the community of Abbey Wood
  • Strong understanding and experience of Project/Programme Management/Bid Management
  • Ability to influence, network and retain relationships at all management levels
  • Effective Risk Management

The successful candidate must be able to achieve Security Clearance on commencement.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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