Business Development Lead

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Business Development Lead

Salary:£80000 - £100000 per annum
Location:United Kingdom
Consultant:James Beswarick
Telephone:01202 204 096
My client are We are a specialist and rapidly growing, award winning UK Defence consultancy. They also operate in the nuclear, space, transport, energy, logistics, and environmental sectors of the UK.
They are looking for a Business Development Lead to join them. This is a really exciting opportunity as you will be part of a growing company that work on some of the most advanced programmes in the Defence sector.
The purpose of the Business Development Lead is to lead the growth and development of our clients key NATO account including NATO HQ, Allied Command Transformation (ACT), Allied Command Operations (ACO), the NATO Communications Information Agency (NCIA) and other NATO entities. You will identify and help win new business within NATO directly, via frameworks and through collaborations with other businesses.

Below are some further details on the role.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Identifying and developing the NATO account, managing own lead generation.
  • Managing business performance for the NATO account, meeting business growth expectations.
  • Reporting regular metrics in relation to current and future trends for the NATO account.
  • Monitoring NATO strategies and trends in order to identify NATO account needs and their business drivers to maximize opportunities.
  • Designing and executing a NATO focused account strategy aligned to business goals.
  • Strategically engaging NATO customers, competitors and partners, providing effective solutions.
  • Attending NATO customer meetings, events and exhibitions as required, providing a report afterwards to Directors and Senior Leadership Team (SLT).
  • Working with project management and technical teams regarding NATO requirements, providing bid input, supporting resource allocation and technical delivery.
To be suitable for this role you will:
  • Proven account management and business development experience within Defence, particularly NATO
  • Ideally you will have Experience working within the international defence environment
  • Technical knowledge, experience and business networks within the Defence sector
Role: Business Development Lead
UK Based (Travel to Europe and USA maybe required)
Salary: 80-100K plus exceptional Benefits

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position.
James Beswarick