Senior BD Coordinator - Independent Engineering Firm
An independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists working across every aspect of today's built environment require a Senior Business Development Coordinator to help support the development of client relationships and the winning of specific opportunities.
With line management responsibility for two Business Development Coordinators, the post holder will report on a day to day basis to the Consulting Business Services Manager and there will also be a link to the UKIMEA Head of Business Development. You will focus on supporting sales, bidding and tender interview presentation activities and will provide insight and assist with the development and implementation of the Consulting Business Development plan. You will work closely with relationship managers to develop CRM plans, ensuring CRM activities are carried out, and will support the development of relationships with existing and new clients, working with business leaders to create and convert opportunity through client facing activity. You will also coordinate input for sales presentations and collateral and conduct client feedback interviews. On the bids side the Senior Business Development Coordinator will co-ordinate input and provide support to must win bids as well as prequalification invitations and questionnaires and will develop CVs, case studies and project lists. The successful applicant will be expected to attend industry events and build their own network of peers with colleagues in local collaborating firms. Client and market research will also represent an important element of the role.
The ideal candidate will be degree educated or equivalent with previous experience of bidding and business development, preferably within professional services or the construction industry, to include experience of line management responsibilities. An enthusiastic and well organised team player, with excellent attention to detail, the Senior Business Development Coordinator will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will enjoy working under pressure, managing and prioritising multiple deadlines.
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