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Technical Business Manager - Commercial & Off-Highway Vehicle Engineering

Technical Business Manager - Commercial & Off-Highway Vehicle Engineering

Job Title: Technical Business Manager - Commercial & Off-Highway Vehicle Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leamington Spa, Shoreham-by-Sea, Cambridge
Industry:
Salary: £60,000 to £85,000 (dependent on proven ability) + car allowance + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF4254
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email: paulf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: June 07, 2018 15:56

Job Description

Leading automotive engineering consultancy is seeking a proven senior engineer and business manager.
Based in one of my clients technical centres in the UK, primarily you will be responsible for leading Commercial Vehicle and Off Highway (CV & OH) Market Sector business development and proposal activities. 
 
Your day-to-day tasks will include the provision of technical and commercial leadership in proposal preparation and development through to successful order conversion.  You will be comfortable in meeting new customers and developing relationships, working closely with engineering and project management teams, with the goal of expanding the pipeline and winning commercial vehicle and off highway design and development engineering business.
 
Successful applicants will need to demonstrate:
A track record of product development within the commercial vehicle or off highway industry, ideally to volume production
Proven skill in defining and preparing winning proposals, with the ability to develop strong, long-lasting customer relationships at senior level and profitable revenue streams
Credibility in a wide range of customer situations
Strong leadership and ability to coordinate and lead multi-disciplined teams
Ability to work in a matrix organisation and liaise effectively with key stakeholders in the relevant groups to drive greater business value
Proven interpersonal and communication skills at all levels
High degree of flexibility and willingness to travel
Robust character with a strong drive and motivation to succeed
Great patience in dealing with client and team stakeholders in a wide range of dynamically changing situations
An ability to work under pressure and very tight timescales
An appreciation of, and an ability to positively resolve, issues arising from different cultures.