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Business Development Manager - Environmental Monitoring
Salary circa £50k plus bonus and benefits package
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is one of the UK's leading science facilities and research centres. It is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate standards, science and technology available. NPL occupies a unique position as the UK's National Measurement Institute and sits at the intersection between scientific discovery and real world application. Its expertise and original research have underpinned quality of life, innovation and competitiveness for UK citizens and business for more than a century.
Environmental Measurement scientists at NPL provide high quality, cost effective pollution monitoring and analysis services. All of our measurements are traceable to UK National Standards. Our airborne emissions and ambient air sampling and analysis services are accredited to ISO 17025. All are underpinned by the latest research.
We carry out remote sensing of gaseous emissions worldwide, using DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar). We also offer advice and measurements for Greenhouse Gas Reporting. We are entrusted by Defra, the Environment Agency and the National Environment Research Council (NERC) to lead UK monitoring networks, and for the provision of traceable measurements for climate change models. As we continue our ambitious period of growth, we are looking to expand our Business Development team through the recruitment of a sector manager to grow our Environmental Monitoring business.
The role requires an experienced BDM and bid writer with a scientific technical background to work alongside established teams, building customer relationships and addressing the needs of the environmental monitoring sector by identifying commercial opportunities and converting them into sales. Long term engagements will be critical to the success of the role, so you should ideally have strong existing links within the sector, good networking skills and the capability to manage key stakeholders. Commercial awareness, strong motivation, customer focus and excellent organisational capabilities will be key, along with experience of managing key accounts and preparing bids. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills are essential.
As part of the Serco Group plc, we offer competitive salaries, a wealth of career opportunities and a wide range of benefits.
NPL is based in a unique research environment which is located in pleasant surroundings on the edge of Bushy Park in south-west London. We have a host of onsite facilities including a subsidised crèche, restaurant, and a sports and social club.
NPL Management Limited is committed to supporting their people to develop both personally and professionally and is committed to equal opportunities.
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Closing date: 24 August 2012