Business Development Manager

University of Sheffield - Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

Faculty: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
Department: Nuclear AMRC

Location: Nuclear AMRC,
The Advanced Manufacturing Park,
Brunel Way,
S60 5WG


Grade 8:
£39,992 - £47,722 per annum. Potential to progress to £53,691 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion to help the UK’s Nuclear industry thrive and grow. The Nuclear AMRC are currently looked for an independent, highly motivated and proactive individual to join our organisation as a Business Development Manager.

The Nuclear AMRC was established in 2009 and applies a model of collaborative research to the nuclear supply chain. It has over 40 members, and helps UK manufacturers compete at home and worldwide for work in the energy sector. Both the AMRC with Boeing and Nuclear AMRC are part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a consortium of seven leading manufacturing and process research centres backed by Innovate UK.

As a Business Development Manager, you will be required to use a unique skill set of business development and manufacturing R&D to deliver the Nuclear AMRC’s ambitions to enhance the capabilities and competiveness of the UK nuclear manufacturing industry, to work with members to develop world-leading manufacturing processes and technologies and to support UK manufacturing companies to compete for nuclear contracts. You will report to the Business Development Director and be accountable for the planning and delivery of the Nuclear AMRC account strategy. You will help to build and maintain customer relationships with technology vendors in UK industry and identify risks, opportunities and mitigation plans.

You will

  • need to demonstrate that you have substantial knowledge of the UK and global civil nuclear markets, proven record of developing business and relationships with key stakeholders at all levels.
  • Have an understanding of business, innovation and commercialisation processes and drivers.
  • Be able to develop and implement effective short and long-term stakeholder and communication strategies.
  • have an engineering degree or equivalent experience.

About the University

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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