OEM Business Development & Project Manager
Position: OEM Business Development & Project Manager
Location: West Midlands
Remuneration: c£68K pa, Company Car, Bonus and Benefits
Our Client is one of the World leaders in the manufacture and Tier 1 supply of high-technology multimedia products for the Automotive sector. Continued growth necessitates the need now to find an experienced senior manager for our Client, who will be employed on a permanent basis as an OEM Business Development & Project Manager. Given this position will see you taking centre stage with Jaguar Land Rover, we are actively seeking an individual who has either previously worked for said company, or who has had significant dealings with them over recent years.
On offer to the successful candidate will be a negotiable, albeit based on relevant experience, basic salary, but up to circa £68K pa, a company car, annual bonus scheme and further benefits.
Reporting to the Director of OEM Business, you will be managing the JLR customer interface with regard to new business development, building relationships and reporting to the company business group and company HQ overseas. Additionally, you will be:
-Developing and maintaining commercial relationships with existing and potential new customers.
-Identifying and understanding customer requirements and opportunities and effectively communicating within the business.
-Promoting company products and services in order to develop new opportunities.
-Working with the Key Account Manager to respond to RFI’s and RFQ’s received from customers.
-Working with our Clients Product Planning department in HQ to define the direction for new products.
-Managing projects as assigned to ensure effective development and introduction.
-Man-management of team members (if assigned) according to the organisation structure.
-Appraisals, salary reviews, workload planning, headcount planning. Selection and recruitment of new staff.
Qualifications and Experience ideally required:
-Should ideally be qualified with a related Degree or equivalent, but this may be replaced by substantial practical experience in a similar field, either with another OEM supplier, vehicle manufacturer or similar.
-You will have either previously worked for Jaguar Land Rover directly, or had plenty of dealings with them in the past.
-You will have previously worked in a similar Business Development / Account Management and/or Project Management role and will certainly need to have had significant exposure to working within an Automotive manufacturing environment.
-Some experience in managing others would be very advantageous.
-Any previous experience in vehicle multimedia / in-car-entertainment systems or similar would be useful, but is not essential.
-You will be flexible to travel within the UK and overseas on occasions.
This role is available immediately!
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