Technical Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Modis International
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1173925579
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Modis is currently recruiting for a Technical Business Development Manager to join a successful growing small R&D company.

The company solves critical defence and security challenges using machine learning, AI, image and video recognition, and more. They pioneer new technologies to help reduce crime, save lives and protect children. They work on some of the most innovative projects with the UK government and industry clients.

The technical team is growing and they are looking for a Technical Business Development Manager to help support business development activities.

The opportunity exists for those with a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) background who is excited to engage with our clients on a technical level. We're also looking for someone with a passion for technical bid writing and conceptual thinking.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Day-to-day you will be working closely with the management team to identify and respond to business development opportunities, for example by identifying new government funding sources or engaging with clients to shape new projects.
  • You will help manage and update our business development process and help the Company enter new markets.
  • The central element of the role is writing content for bids and proposals with guidance and input from the team, helping produce engineering estimates and high-level project plans. The majority of the projects are complex research and development projects.

Your role will involve working office hours, and will involve a moderate amount of travel to attend briefing events, meetings and other important events.
Required Experience
  • Business Development candidates as well as candidates looking to move into Business Development for the first time.
  • In the case of the latter, the role would suit somebody who has been working in a relevant research and development / technical development role and wishes to make a career change to focus more on the business development process.
Key Skills:
  • The essential qualities for a successful candidate are: organisation, excellent written and oral communication skills, a passion for research and technology, and commercial experience.
  • A flair for proposal writing is also important.
  • An undergraduate degree in a STEM subject is also required.

Whilst a background in one or more of the following (machine learning, AI, data science, image processing or data fusion) would be beneficial, it is not essential.

If you are interested in the aforementioned vacancy, then do submit an application.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Modis International Ltd UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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