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Business Development Managers in North Yorkshire

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Opportunity for 3 experienced Business Development Managers (1x Permanent, 1x 2year FTC, 1x casual contract) to join our client’s site in Sedgefield. Our client helps companies to develop, prove and commercialise the next generation of products, processes and services. The successful candidates will engage, grow and manage an SME client pipeline that contributes to ERDF metrics and the overall success of the programme. 

Travel will be required to clients in North East and between sites in Darlington and Wilton. Therefore, candidates must possess a full UK driving licence.


  • To execute plans to grow income in focus area/s (outreach; private income; collaborative R&D; strategic).
  • To develop sustainable collaborative partnerships.
  • To exploit public funding understanding and networks to enable efficient and proactive identification and prioritisation of project opportunities. 
  • To prepare compelling project proposals/briefs/quotes; where appropriate managing external supporting resource.  
  • To input to relevant business development data/reports to support various internal management activities (to include portfolio management, business performance) and external stakeholder reporting/monitoring (grant funding bodies). 
  • The role may involve project management and/or dissemination/exploitation activities (typically non-technical) towards the success delivery of projects.


  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific/engineering field.
  • Proven track record in business development.
  • Have experience in business/collaboration development in a technical organisation. 
  • Have experience of the formulating industries.  
  • Have experience of levering public funding mechanisms to support R&D and innovation.
  • Must have Full UK driving licence due to travel requirements.




North Yorkshire
NETPark, Sedgefield


£35,000 to £50,000

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