Defence Business Manager

Defence Business Manager

Job Title: Defence Business Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895435_1545233289
Contact Name: Andrew Little
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2018 15:28

Job Description

Business Unit Leader Defence - Wiltshire

Our client is an established specialist SME engineering services company with an extensive client base covering operators, suppliers and regulators of high integrity, safety-critical systems. They are now looking to recruit an experienced Business Unit Lead with a background in the defence consultancy market.

They are looking for someone with a mix of operational and business development skills that is a leader and able to envision and work towards the "big picture" while keeping day-to-day objectives at the forefront, working collaboratively with the Business Unit

The Business Unit Lead will be responsible for developing and implementing the Business Unit Strategy (aligned with overall Company Strategy) including how to:

-Deliver agreed on sales, revenue and margin targets.
-Identify and develop new customers and service lines.
-Grow accounts of existing customers.
-Balance the focus between existing and new clients to ensure positive development of both
-Managing budgets including sales, marketing, recruitment and employees.
-Managing contracts to maximize operational and financial performance, while reducing
financial risk.
-Acting as Key Account Manager for allocated business unit projects
-Developing resource plans
-Ensuring profit targets are met.
-Ensuring adherence to legislation, regulations and guidelines.

Key Skills: Complex Systems, Consultancy, Frameworks, Bids, Business Development, Defence, MOD, Operations.

Benefits: Pension, 25 days holiday, Death in Service, income protection, critical illness, medical, bonus

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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