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Business Development Manager

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 18/10/2019 23:59
Grade 9 (SCP 37-41) £39,782 - £43,662
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Port of Sunderland
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Closing date:
18 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Owned by Sunderland City Council, the Port of Sunderland, offers both marine and shore side services across a range of market sectors which includes: bulk; project/unitised cargo handling; ship repair and marine engineering; North Sea oil and gas industry support and offshore renewable energy and subsea engineering.

As part of the Port’s continuing development, we are now seeking to recruit a Business Development Manager to actively support the Port Director with commercial activities and as a key member of the Port’s management team.

The role will involve identifying new commercial opportunities within the Port’s target market segments and developing commercial relationships with both existing and new Port users .It is essential that the successful candidate will have experience of developing commercial relationships for the provision of both marine and shore side services within the Port and/or Logistics sector and have a sound appreciation of all the operational facets of a modern Port and the associated maritime environment.

Furthermore, as the role is likely to involve the innovative usage of Port capacity and infrastructure, to generate new commercial opportunities, an ability to identify those which will present the highest value will be essential. The role will also act as the Port's Project Manager and principal contact for all elements of the current Port Enterprise Zone infrastructure works, so experience of project delivery and budget management would be an advantage.

As part of the recruitment process psychometrics will be used along with a work based scenario.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Matthew Hunt, Port Director on (0191) 553 2131

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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