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Senior Business Development Manager

Ref code: SRK99093607
£50k - 55k per year
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Hybrid Working

SF have partnered with an organisation in Birmingham who are recruiting for a Senior Business Development Manager - Low Carbon. The role is permanent and hybrid.

Salary: £50-£55k

Main responsibilities:

- Identify and translate the strengths of, and opportunities within, the West Midlands into a compelling value proposition to attract job-creating investment within the Low Carbon sector, from key global and domestic investment markets.

- Have a high-quality working knowledge of, and be able to effectively deliver, the macro-economic pitch for the region and the high level overview of key sectors.

- Develop and implement a focussed, internationally significant business development and marketing strategy to promote Low Carbon inward investment in the region, with the objective of securing successful new investment and expansion projects in the West Midlands region.

- Take ownership of the creation and maintenance of marketing collateral and internal information documents for the Low Carbon sector, working closely with the sector marketing and digital content teams.

- Undertake planned marketing and lead generation activities both nationally and internationally (trade fairs, exhibitions etc) to showcase the regional WMCA geography offer. Play a leading and active role in devising content for the Low Carbon sector in led events and delegation hosting.

- Generate and manage a pipeline of inward investment enquiries involving new and expansion projects with key measures around investment projects influenced/generated and secured, and associated new direct jobs created.

- Take a lead role in engaging and account managing strategic businesses specific to the sector across the West Midlands geography in collaboration with local partners, with the aim of generating business growth and securing expansion projects. This includes delivering under the Department for Business & Trade's Key Account Management (DBT KAM) programme.

- Provide consultative support and sector expertise to other teams when they are engaged on projects that contain a Low Carbon dimension.

- Identify commercial and revenue-generating opportunities for Partners West Midlands (PWM) members within the Low Carbon sector and engage them where appropriate to support with pipeline projects, events and marketing. Deliver at least one sector dinner a year in conjunction with a member of PWM.

- Forge and develop effective relationships across and between the public, private and academic sectors within the West Midlands, including across all relevant local authorities, partner Universities and the Combined Authority. Foster an excellent relationship with Energy Capital, regularly updating them on led projects and providing support on their programmes. Attend Energy Capital working groups and events as required.

- Make efficient use of CRM systems and processes to record, monitor, review and refine business development strategies, together with marketing and communications programmes to fully exploit business opportunities both for the business and for the wider benefit of the region.

- Build influence across the sector through its inward investment programmes within Midlands Engine, DBT and other relevant national and international organisations and intermediaries to ensure the WMCA geography is perceived as a priority region for them to direct inward investment opportunities to.

- Mentor and support other team members to ensure the Low Carbon sector is understood and support is provided to develop specialist knowledge across other service delivery teams where appropriate.

- Effectively manage and coach a business development manager within the Advanced Manufacturing team.

- Actively keep up to date with news and advances in the Low Carbon sector, across business, technology and policy. Where relevant, actively seek to understand regional positions and to meet with stakeholders where necessary. Seek professional development opportunities.

This role is office-based (Birmingham) with flexibility to work from home, but will also require work across the West Midlands, with occasional national and possibly international travel.

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