Senior Defence Sector Manager

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Senior Defence Sector Manager

Salary:£75000 - £100000 per annum
Location: East Anglia, England
Consultant:Andrew Little
Telephone:01202 204 086
Senior Defence Sector Manager Opportunity at Leading Research & Technology Organisation Are you a driven and experienced sales professional with a passion for the defence sector?

Our client, a leading global research and technology organisation, is seeking a talented and ambitious Senior Defence Sector Manager to join their UK team. In this pivotal role, you will play a key role in shaping their defence sector sales strategy, cultivating strong relationships with key industry clients, and driving significant growth within this crucial market.

About the Role:

  • Lead the development and execution of the defence sector sales strategy, with ambitious targets to double current sales
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key decision-makers and stakeholders across the defence industry, including government agencies, military organisations, and defence contractors
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams, such as technical experts and project managers, to develop bespoke solutions that meet the unique needs of defence clients
  • Spearhead sales presentations, negotiations, and contract discussions, securing successful outcomes and fostering long-term partnerships
  • Stay ahead of industry trends, market developments, and competitor activities, providing valuable insights and recommendations to senior management
  • Monitor and track sales performance, generating regular reports and forecasts to inform strategic decision-making
  • Represent your client at industry conferences, exhibitions, and networking events, promoting their capabilities and building new connections
Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree-level qualification
  • A proven track record of success in business development within a technology solutions organisation, achieving significant sales growth
  • In-depth knowledge of the defence sector, including a clear understanding of defence procurement processes, regulations, and market dynamics
  • Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills, with the ability to connect effectively with key stakeholders across diverse backgrounds
  • Proven leadership and team management capabilities
  • Willingness to travel across the UK and occasionally abroad

  • Competitive salary including car allowance, plus attractive benefits package
  • Share-in-success bonus scheme
  • Generous pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Onsite employee amenities, including restaurant, gym, and daycare facilities
Ready to make a significant impact in the defence sector?

If you are a dynamic and experienced sales professional with a passion for the defence industry, this is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading global organisation and contribute to their ambitious growth plans. Submit your CV today, highlighting why you believe you are the ideal candidate for this role.
Andrew Little