Business Development Consultant

£28 - £30ph
05 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Consultant Contract - Warwickshire - £28 - £30ph Job Purpose: Support the team in engaging prospects, developing into clients, and managing client relationships through delivery phases Key Responsibilities & Tasks: Business Development * Support team in identifying and engaging appropriate prospects for Consulting business * Work with prospects to explore opportunities and develop detail project scopes * Engage and liaise the relevant internal stakeholders and subject matter experts to assess the organisations ability to deliver the prospects/clients requirements * Support the generation of RFQ's responses where appropriate * Generate outline project plans, timelines and quotations * Organise meetings to progress prospect opportunities * Process development within the new department * Market research and analysis into industries for both current and prospective clients * To create take-to-market plans for future products * To produce project reports for communicating project status and progress. Client Management * Develop genuine relationship and rapport with prospects and clients * To lead the delivery of and coordinate some of smaller client projects * Communicate values and competencies with authenticity and integrity * Respond to prospect and client requests professionally and expediently * Work as integral part of project delivery team to manage expectations and challenges with the client * Organise Client meetings with appropriate preparation & professionalism * Respond to requests for information to enable to be added as a supplier * Raise and issue invoices in line with contract schedules * Track payments made against invoices Contract Support * Support team in negotiation and creation of MOU's, LOI's, Heads of Terms, Master Services Agreements, Contracts and Schedules. * Ensure generation of NDA's as soon as is appropriate * Support team in creating appropriate definition and clarity within contract schedules General Administration * Manage the Project Register and IL system * Manage website and updates * Manage SharePoint site and access Qualifications & Experience * Experience of managing supplier/client relationships in an appropriate environment * Good experience of complex planning and timing activities. * Logical, objective approach to planning and problem solving. * Broad programme/design process knowledge. * Demonstrated commercial skills/business acumen * Experience in a Design, Engineering or Manufacturing environment or ideally them all * Experience in being part of a negotiation process * Previous automotive experience at OEM or supplier. * Strong, instinctive, business acumen * Strong MS Office skills, especially PowerPoint, Excel and Word * Excellent communication skills at all levels of an organisation * Excellent Customer focus * Strong interpersonal skills * Engaging personality that can put clients/customers at ease * Flexible and adaptable to changing and challenging environments * International travel may be required Cv's to ********************
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