16 Oct Business Area Manager (Water)
Business Area Manager -
Our client, a leading Engineering & Environmental Consultancy involved in large scale projects both in the UK and internationally, is looking for an outstanding Business Area Manager to join their team and play an integral role in shaping and delivering our growth strategy. Reporting to the Water & Environment Director, you will ensure the delivery of client solutions that demonstrate technical excellence, whilst exceeding client expectations.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a renowned company where your extensive technical experience will be applied to exciting projects and where you will be able to focus on client relationship management and business development.
You will lead on a portfolio of client work programmes including a wide range of high profile, complex projects and provide clear project direction which reflects our reputation for high quality solutions. You will also lead on proposals, defining quality outcomes, pricing, budget and scope.
As part of our Senior Team, you will identify external industry developments which will potentially affect our business, and seek opportunities for innovative client solutions. You will also be expected to identify and secure new business, from both existing and new clients.
With an impressive technical reputation and standing, you will be able to demonstrate your experience of directing projects and delivery of client outcomes. You will also have strong project management and report writing skills, probably but not necessarily gained within an environmental or planning consultancy.
Key Skills & Experience:
Knowledge and experience of the Water Industry and international work winning is highly desirable.
A Bachelors, Masters or PhD in a relevant discipline
Proven track record of developing profitable new and existing business
Excellent leadership skills which creates motivated and high performance teams
Have personal drive and determination to succeed, be self-determining and able to positively contribute to the business at senior management level in a consultancy environment.
Extensive technical experience alongside a strong track record in client relationship management.
An impressive technical reputation in your field of expertise externally
Ability to direct projects and delivery of client outcomes.
Proven experience of leading large complex bids including the management of bid teams, development of methodology and presentation and developing follow-on work with customers and creating new business opportunities.
Strong communications skills, both written and oral
This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make your mark. You will have support from the wider business for your career to develop into a wide range of future opportunities.