Dorchester, Burton upon Trent, Bristol, Plymouth, Middlesbrough, Gloucester, Leatherhead, Glasgow, Harwell and Warrington.UK (Hybrid Working)
Are you looking to undertake challenging and interesting work that makes a difference in the wider world?
Our client assists organisations deliver innovative engineering and technical solutions to make lives safe, secure and affordable. They are currently seeking a Business Manager-Water to work within their Transport & Industry department which offers the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects which you will be expected to bid for, win, work on and manage.
You will be responsible for building the customer portfolio with water companies, their supply chains, the regulator and research organisations, helping to address key industry challenges such as the transition to net zero, innovating to reduce leakage, optimising asset management decision making and introduction of new technology, and ensuring environmental sustainability.
You may be expected to;
Develop a long-term strategic plan within the Water sector.
Be responsible and accountable for developing and delivering the in-year Water sector plan.
Characterise the key market drivers and influence the development of our services towards the needs of the market.
Work collaboratively with other sector Business Managers within the Civil Government and Industry team, and the wider organisation.
Network to develop and maintain high performing collaborative relationships with customers, delivery partners, suppliers and key sector stakeholders.
Lead the business development activities in the sector.
You will have skills, knowledge and experience in;
An ability to quickly grasp and convey complex technical challenges, and to identify the mechanical, electrical, digital, modelling and advisory skills required to address those challenges.
Ability to understand the client's requirements and turn them into winning proposals.
Extensive range of contacts across the foundation, process and manufacturing industries, combined with a good understanding of how these sectors operate. A good network of contacts across the process industries (especially Chemicals) is a prerequisite for the role.
Superb communication skills and customer relationship management experience, ideally including experience of business development in a consultancy environment.
Ability to identify and develop new skills and services to bid and win major projects.
Have a broad mix of strategy, business development and bid leadership skills.
Why this role?
The client we are working with is committed to offering plenty of opportunities for targeted professional development. And you will often be expected to take a lead on the technical and commercial aspects of projects, ensuring delivery to time and budget, as well as a high standard to exceed client expectations. The development of new business, services, and enhanced offerings to clients, will also form part of the role. With a competitive salary and benefits package, this is a great role to achieve your personal goals and work flexibly.
Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above or send an email to Billy at: Bwright@allen-york.com to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.
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