Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) has an opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to raise external awareness of what WMG has to offer, leading research-based business development activities and working with organisations to help de-risk and accelerate innovation and growth in the UK by the application of key expertise held within WMG, including new research-led technology, techniques and know-how, enabling UK businesses to access a range of education models, from short courses to apprenticeships, through to doctoral education, including new technology, techniques and know-how.
The successful candidate will have experience of leadership/management of business development within an education or manufacturing/industry environment, e.g. as a senior manager in development, production, operations, sales, or consulting role, ideally with a background in technology and/or innovation.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success in the securing significant new business and improving growth in an organisation, with a clear ability to be a senior ambassador for WMG, understanding effective marketing and brand management tools.
In return, we will provide you with a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, and excellent learning and development opportunities.
At WMG we are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. We currently hold the Athena SWAN Silver Award and the University of Warwick holds an Institutional Silver Award: a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, onsite childcare facilities and the childcare vouchers scheme. We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working bases, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so.
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Closing date for applications: 14th April
The University of Warwick has appointed SearchHigher as their recruitment partner for this campaign; please apply below by submitting a CV & Cover Letter in Word Document format, or you can also email your documents to email@example.com. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Gary Checketts on 07392125550.