Assistant Business Development Manager
Civil Service: Higher Executive Officer (HEO)
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Job Reference Number: 919-SA-13159272-EXT
Job title: Assistant Business Development Manager
Employer: Public Health England
Department: Business Development
Salary:£28,082-£35,434 per annum
Hours:37.5 Hours Per Week
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date:5th December 2019
Interview Date: TBC
Job Purpose / Summary
As a corporate function, the Business Development (BD) department is responsible for innovation, IP, commercial strategy, marketing, contract negotiation, customer relationships, and participation in various management teams. The department has 24 staff including a Deputy Director and nine Senior BD Managers.
We are looking for:
A highly-organised and enthusiastic candidate with a degree or higher level qualification in Biological or related sciences, or equivalent experience of working at a similar level in specialist area. A business degree or equivalent and significant relevant business development experience would also be desirable.
The post holder will:
- Identify opportunities for externally funded work and liaise with colleagues in the preparation of professional and compelling bids
- Review service delivery standards and attainment; undertake customer care activities
- Help commercial managers increase external income, develop standard cost and pricing models and advise on pricing strategies
- Liaise with scientific, financial, legal and regulatory colleagues to formulate business plans and proposals
- Work to maximise the value of existing intellectual property (IP) by identifying licensing opportunities for the commercialisation of PHE IP estate.
- Have a sound knowledge of contract terms and conditions and knowledge of the key priorities within any agreement
- Be able to assemble contract and legal documents including sub contracts, letters of intent, copyright releases, consortium agreements, Memorandums of Understanding and Intellectual Property etc
- Have experience of being able to negotiate appropriate terms and conditions with external customers for both commercial and research contracts
- Have experience in the preparation of professional and compelling bids
- Manage assigned business development projects
Option 3 – External
Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).
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