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Government Account Manager

University of Sheffield - Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre - Nuclear AMRC - Business Development

Location: Rotherham
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th May 2019
Closes: 26th July 2019
Job Ref: UOS022768

Working Pattern: 35 hours per week

Nuclear AMRC
Wallis Way
S60 5TZ

Salary: Grade 8
£40,792 - £48,677 per annum. Potential to progress to £54,765 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 Government Account 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.

Nuclear AMRC is part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a consortium of seven leading manufacturing and process research centres backed by Innovate UK.

As a Government Account Manager, Working within the Nuclear AMRC, 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 also contribute to the leadership of this unique research centre.

You will:

  • Have a good honours degree, preferably in an engineering discipline (or equivalent experience of manufacturing or business development)
  • Substantial knowledge of Government, its priorities and ways of working
  • Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively and directly with a range of audiences, demonstrating skills of diplomacy
  • Ability to work at pace and deliver to tight timescales when required
  • Ability to develop creative approaches to problem solving

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.

Follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work.

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