Business Development Manager

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  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Dameon Hulse

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Job Purpose

The post holder will work strategically to identify opportunities to win work and progress through the Sales Funnel, taking ownership and internal business cases and acting as the bid manager when required.

Experience Required

Experience of Business Development and bids with a proven ability to manage stakeholder and regulator interfaces.

Typical Key Accountabilities

Team and UNS knowledge - Contribution and thorough understanding of the BD team strategy, activities and processes including interactions across the entire business.

Opportunity identification and progression - Identification of potential business development opportunities using output from the Market Analysis, Stakeholder Engagement and Customer Relationship Development activities and contribute to progressing opportunities.

Development and ownership of internal business cases and external proposals

Bid Management - Managing the process for bids, tenders, optioneering and sales negotiations.

Stakeholder Engagement - Ownership of relationship development with Stakeholders as identified in the Stakeholder Engagement plan.

Marketing - Representation of UNS, and brand promotion, at national and industry wide events as detailed in the Events Schedule.


Degree in Technical Discipline

Specific Skills

  • Knowledge of the Nuclear Industry - Desirable
  • Understanding of uranic material and nuclear waste operation - Desirable
  • Ability to write high quality documents - Essential
  • Project management skills - Essential
  • Contract management skills - Desirable
  • Knowledge of financial modelling - Desirable
  • Enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated attitude - Essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships - Essential
  • The willingness to work flexibly at all levels - Essential
  • Commercially focused - Essential
  • Proactive and able to work across a wide range of organisational arrangements - Essential