Business Development Manager

CDS Recruitment Ltd
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager - Renewable Sector wind, solar and storage.

We want to talk to experienced business development managers with knowledge of the UK wind/solar/storage renewable energy sectors, in particular the drivers of the cost of energy that service providers can influence.

The role requires some key accountability:

Understand, and contribute to the development of, the services to be offered, their costs and profitability.
Support the commercial team and Profit Centre Managers in the development of the marketing plan in one or more profit centres.
Plan and deliver a programme of business development activity to meet revenue and profit targets.
Develop and maintain client relationships including preparing and delivering presentations to clients and identifying and generating opportunities to submit bids.
Evaluate partnering and acquisition opportunities.
Lead the preparation of bids or support others preparing bids and manage relevant opportunities through to contract signature.
Support procurement activities for downstream contracts by providing detailed specification and pricing structure and liaising with the procurement team.
Evaluate technical capabilities and H&S record of relevant contractors.
Alongside the technical accountability's, the role will also require.
Travel within UK and Europe; and Attendance at key and relevant conferences including presenting at public events to enhance the companies visibility in the market.

Excellent communication skills, particularly for leading teams drawn from across the company to develop tenders and for representing the company credibly and presenting our services clearly and positively in face-to-face meetings, presentations and written proposals with clients, contractors and other stakeholders;
Strong numerical analysis skills required for developing cost models to for delivering technical services (such as asset management and O&M) under long term contracts;
Strong research and strategic analysis;
Good organisational skills to meet demanding timescales on a number of potentially simultaneous tenders and other business development activities; and
Experience in planning and delivering business development activities (with clients and contractors)
Experience in preparing proposals;
Experience of working within the UK (wind/solar/storage) renewable energy sectors

A degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or equivalent qualification is desirable.
A proven background in a relevant business development activity may be sufficient.
Hold a UK driving licence.

To discuss the role please call the office and ask for Chris Sultman, or apply now

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