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Jacobs Business Development Manager in Birchwood, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns, and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Like the UK Government, we are committed to tackling the climate emergency for the short term and long term. We believe that the holy grail of practical power is fusion power, it comes without pollution or global warming but with the capacity to produce huge amounts of energy whatever the weather. We want to play a part in helping get fusion power on the grid.

With funding increasing and opportunities multiplying in the fusion sector it is right that we evolve to meet our clients demands and continue to grow. Part of our evolution involves establishing a new part of our business to consolidate the leadership and orchestration of fusion efforts across our business.

The Fusion Business Development Manager will be responsible for building a strong pipeline of fusion work and continue to deliver on the strategy, moreover they will:

• Coordinate and communicate changes to the fusion vision and strategy

• Develop and communicate account plans for fusion clients

• Be responsible for building a healthy pipeline of work

• Lead on the production of strong proposals and value propositions

• Lead on the development of win-plans and partnering solutions

• Develop a strong marketing plan and coordinate participation in fusion conferences and lead an active social media presence

• Identifying and building a rapport with customers

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need

• Project Management, Engineering or Scientific Degree

• Proven track record in sustainable the production of winning proposals and win-plans

• A hard-working can-do attitude with a mindset for growth

• Strong interpersonal skills

• A team-player with collaboration at the centre of what they do

• Must be willing to travel

• Based in the Northwest of England or in Culham (Oxford) area with remote working possible

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

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