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Business Development Director

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The Role

BMT is seeking a Business Development Director to lead a high performing Sales and Marketing team in BMT Defence and Security UK, with the post-holder being responsible for maximising both current and future profit margin through sustainable growth with the focus on expansion in existing and new markets.

Who are we?                  
BMT provides independent technical expertise and consultancy. We offer concept design, asset management, programme management and technology services to customers in the defence, security, transport, energy and infrastructure markets. Our team thrive on tackling the most complex engineering and programme challenges, and are adept at blending capabilities from the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines to deliver enduring and value-adding solutions. As an Employee Benefit Trust, we are genuinely independent and have the freedom to put our people and our customers first.

What is the role?
We are looking for a Business Development Director to work with the Senior Leadership Team to proactively shape and grow the business, being responsible for setting a customer/market led strategy encompassing both existing and new markets, ensuring the delivery of profitable business growth in line with wider business plans.

We are looking in particular for an individual that can lead both existing market offerings, but to also focus on the development of customer/market led innovations leading to new services and products. This includes building growth plans into new customers in defence and security, with particular focus on; cyber and digital services and transformation into the security, law enforcement and related areas of government and industry.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Business Development Director will ensure that the Business Development strategy is aligned with other key areas of the business such as Operations Management and Capability Development. In addition, we are looking for an individual with the ability to build high level customer relationships that are of strategic value for profitable growth of the business, ideally a candidate will have existing relationships in our current and new markets areas.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates who can satisfy the following:

Why work with us?
At BMT, we appreciate the importance of having a solid development structure. We ensure that our people have access to the training and mentoring that they need to be the best at what they do. We constantly strive to improve our working environment as well as providing everyone with the tools and applications they need to do their roles effectively.

The wellbeing of the team is central to our success so workloads are managed effectively, we don’t have a work late culture and we promote agile working so our working hours are flexible. On top of this, we have a host of benefits designed to support our people such as additional holiday purchase, private medical insurance and a wellbeing fund for gym/sports clubs or non-work related classes.

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