Air Client Manager
We are looking for a Client Manager within the Defence Air sector. This role would ideally be suited to ex Squadron Leaders or Wing Commanders with a background in safety, airworthiness, looking for a contract in industry. You will be required to focus on clients within the Defence Air sector (particularly the MOD/FLCs) to build sustainable relationships to yield significant benefits to the clients. This involves driving growth in sales and margin across the portfolio of capabilities. You will be responsible for the following *Focus on business development and first-class account management to develop strong, long-lasting relationships. *Understand in detail the client's strategy, organisational design, key points of influence, culture, external drivers and their challenges, risks and opportunities. *Be recognised as the key relationship holder with our MOD air clients; providing knowledge, resources and being the natural point of contact for issues and opportunities. *Support the Client Director in developing strategic *Initiate a client stakeholder plan connecting with the client at all relevant levels. *Support the development of business plans by client in line with the overall market objectives. *Develop growth opportunities outside the current projects, and seeking cross selling opportunities. *Identify client drivers and needs to prioritise proposition and solution development, working closely with business development and marketing colleagues. Your experience will include the following *Ideally suited to Ex-RAF engineer or aircrew with good technical background, Squadron Leader or Wing Commander. *Background in safety, airworthiness, ideally with TAA responsibility. *Recent experience in DE&S air systems delivery team. *Knows way around Abbey Wood and Air Command - has a good network within these organizations. *BD experience not necessary but must have appropriate personal qualities/skills. *Maintenance of aircraft background Title: Client Manager - Defence Air, MOD Rate: £400 - £500 p/day Duration: Initially 6 months, possibly to go perm Location: Bristol If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation. Please Note: 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. Flexibility for some travel (both UK and internationally) will be required within the role. 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. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). This is a Contract role Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.