Account Manager

£45000 - £55000 per annum
05 Apr 2017
03 May 2017
William James
Clearance Level
Job Type
Account Manager

To manage campaigns for future opportunities, lead successful bids and grow the research portfolio for designated technologies. Manage the research stakeholder community.
Advise the Head of Division on future strategy to set an aspirational and achievable Business Plan.
*In addition the successful candidate will be responsible for engaging across the business to ascertain the internal R&D requirements and presenting the case for research opportunities to the wider business.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required
*Must have a good understanding of the defence industry.
*Knowledge of modelling and simulation and operational analysis is desirable, although not essential.
*A high standard of staff work in order that an effective argument on paper can be produced and the work of others can be positively reviewed. This person will be familiar with the production of business cases.
*As an individual they will be personable and smart and be comfortable and confident when presenting information to others in a public forum.
*The sensitive nature of the business will require a high degree of personal integrity.

*The key challenge is to identify, grow and deliver new business for relevant research in current and emerging markets.
*Formulation and implementation of the strategy for new research opportunities in existing and emerging markets ensuring synergy and alignment with the overall company strategy;
*Maintaining a strong relationship with other divisions within the company and supporting the exploitation of R&D through the product chain.

Behavioural requirements
*Highly motivated, enthusiastic and delivery focused;
*This person will be a skilled negotiator;
*Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.

This role requires a minimum of an SC security clearance. A DV would be beneficial.

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