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Business Development Manager / Account Manager

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 by Anonymous

Birmingham, Birmingham United Kingdom
Consultancy
Immediate Start
£20k - £60k Annual
Full-Time
At Strategic Allies Ltd, we have tremendous experience in the global search for innovative, differentiating technologies, solutions, products, strategic alliances and other new business generating opportunities for our clients' new product development (NPD) processes. Embracing all aspects of Open Innovation and often finding opportunities in places our mainly manufacturing clients don't even know exist, we also understand the importance of confidentiality and the sensitivity required to introduce the right opportunities in what can often be disguised or complex situations. Together with our network of personally known facilitators, we have developed an energetic and tenacious approach to technology, alliance and acquisition scouting valued by our blue chip clients across a wide spectrum of industries and countries.
A position has become available for a new team member who will be jointly responsible for developing new business whilst also managing the relationship between some of our clients and ourselves during delivery phases of our work. The role presents an ideal opportunity for an experienced technology scout to develop their experience into a more client facing role or for a service experienced, business development professional to work in a dynamic, multi-sector environment.
Ideal requirements
* Experience in one or more of the following:- B2B Consulting Services, Technology Scouting, Open Innovation, Account Management and/or Project Management.
* Evidence of the ability to self-generate senior level (e.g. Director) sales leads and tenaciously progress them to deliver quantifiable results.
* Strong communication, presentation, time management and planning skills.
* Ability to manage projects and various stakeholders' interests whilst delivering value.
* Social media awareness & financial analysis experience would be beneficial.
* A self-starter happy to work alone but equally comfortable working in a team
* A degree qualification, preferably in a science/business or engineering subject but other outstanding candidates considered.
* Should be Inquisitive / tenacious / organised / patient.
* Location is flexible but ideally based within easy access of Berkhamsted or Birmingham.
* The ability to work remotely when necessary is essential.
Reporting at director level this is an opportunity to become a valued member of a small but professional company focussed on growth in a dynamic environment where trust & practical results are fundamental but in an environment where we also enjoy working together.
Location will be Berkhamsted, Birmingham or flexible

Reference: 620011926