Business Development - Automotive Advanced Engineering

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    £30000 - £40000.00 per annum

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    Jeff Lane

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    about 2 years ago

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Technical Project Mgr / Business Development Officer -Automotive- Coventry - £30-£40k DOE
Our client is a research organisation that specialises in advanced automotive research - specifically weight reduction, autonomous vehicles (CAV), electrification technologies. It performs valuable R&D partnerships for industry OEMs, tier 1 and academic organisations. This role is technical in nature and would suit a qualified engineer with commercial acumen.

What you will do:
This role reports to the Business Development Manager and is part of a small team.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with current and potential customers.
  • Analyse future project opportunities through networking, events and maintaining/developing relationships.
  • Interpret client needs and work with internal engineers to create scope of work
  • Set up meetings, workshops, networking events to showcase how the centre can assist potential partners
  • Contribute to the content of proposals
  • Manage tenders simultaneously. Responsibility stretches from target identification through to appointment of Project manager

What you will need:

  • 2i degree ideally in engineering or an analytic subject
  • Some industry or research experience (ideally automotive) with either lightweight materials, HEV/EV, batteries, autonomous vehicles (CAV). At least being able to demonstrate some knowledge of industry trends in these areas and show capability to learn quickly
  • Excellent inter personal skills - oral and written English, making presentations, MS Office, networking

What you will get:

  • Excellent salary and benefits package
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • The chance to work in excellent facilities.
  • Career advancement.

Suitably qualified and experienced engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

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