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Business Development Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus

  • Contact:

    Nima Mahmoudi

  • Contact email:

    nima.mahmoudi@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH48589

  • Expiry date:

    22/10/2018

Business Development Manager
Advanced Engineering
£35,000 - £40,000 + bonus
Birmingham

My client is seeking a consultative Business Development Manager who will be responsible for securing inward investment and business expansion projects from the advanced engineering (including automotive) sector, leading to sector growth and job creation across the West Midlands region.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Taking a key role in implementing programmes of focused business development and marketing activity to promote advanced engineering and automotive inward investment within and to the region
  • Take a particular focus in account management and investor development of strategic businesses specific to these sectors
  • Work closely with the Department of International Trade and their relevant sector teams
  • Proactively lead on identifying and effecting new revenue opportunities and platforms
  • Forge and develop relationships across and between the public and private sectors to send out a coordinated message to potential investors in the region
  • Build influence across the sector through it's inward investment programmes

We are looking for the following:

  • Experience within an engineering & manufacturing environment within the area of Business Development or Account Management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly developed negotiating skills with the ability to influence decision-makers at the highest level
  • Commercially aware, able to build relationships with senior staff across the private and public sector
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent