Business Manager

Dickens Heath
£40,000 per annum
03 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Automotive Business Manager, £40,000 - £45,000 + Car Allowance

A global organisation is currently seeking a Business Manager to join their team on a permanent basis to work at their purpose built facility in Solihull.

Working within an automotive environment the Business Manager will be responsible for supporting the Programme Development Team through the programme introduction life-cycle and running changes for all financial requirements of the programme(s). In addition to this the selected candidate will be responsible for managing the scope of all financials of new programmes to the companies product portfolio along with any running changes to existing programmes.

Other responsibilities include; Supporting the commercial aspects of development and implementation of VA / VE ideas; Supporting sales / programme management on the response to new business acquisition RFQ's; To be directly accountable to the Commercial Lead and Programme Manager for the financial status of all programmes; Defining and managing the scope and requirements of the programme(s) financials; Financial development, sign off and reporting for programmes sales pricing and cost, tool investment, capital investment, engineering development and design cost; Ensuring all aspects of the programme are maintained and developed to meet the minimum financial objective requirements of the programme.

In order to be considered for this position candidates need to have proven experience as a Business Manager / Commercial Manager /Programme Manager / Project manager within the automotive industry, and as such have a good working knowledge of automotive standards and procedures i.e. TS16949, along with a strong commercial background. It would be advantageous to hold a formal qualification i.e. Degree / HND / HNC in an engineering / business management or a closely related subject. It would also be an advantage to have experience of automotive interior systems i.e. console, cabin, cockpit etc.

This Business Manager vacancy is commutable from Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Rugby, Bromsgrove, Walsall, West Bromwich and other areas within the Midlands.

For further information or to apply to this position please contact Tom Fitzmaurice at or

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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