Technical Business Manager - Hybrid & Electronic Systems

CH, Coventry
Leamington Spa
75000.00 GBP Annual
26 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
We are currently looking for a Technical Business Manager - Hybrid & Electronic Systems to work for a major Automotive organisation based in Warwickshire, West Midlands

Reference No: J
Job Title: Technical Business Manager - Hybrid & Electronic Systems
Location: Warwickshire, West Midlands
Salary: Up to GBP75,000 per annum

The Role:
*Based in the UK, you will primarily be responsible for leading Hybrid and Electronic Systems business development, proposal and project delivery activities - particularly in the area of Hybrid Systems Integration.
*Your everyday tasks will include the provision of:
-Technical and commercial leadership in developing new business opportunities
-Compelling project proposals that demonstrate superior value to our customers
-Outstanding project delivery
* You will be comfortable in meeting new customers and developing relationships, working closely with the company engineering delivery and commercial teams to meet the needs of our clients. Key Responsibilities:
*Understanding our client's business, including their organization, financial decision-making process and business challenges to create and sell solutions that respond to the client's value drivers.
*Understanding our client's industry, including industry trends, financial measurements, key players and competitors, to develop and sell solutions that address client needs.
*Defining new business streams for Hybrid and Electronic Systems and developing associated selling strategies and supporting material through collaboration with the global team, other product groups, market sectors, commercial and engineering teams to develop and sell a portfolio of high value solutions
*Providing technical lead in developing business opportunities with relevant material and preparing proposals in response to Request for Quotations
*Direct responsibility for the development of proposals (documentation, plans, costing, commercial package) for global customers through to order conversion including successful contract negotiations
*Technical leadership of assigned Hybrid and Electronic Systems projects by:
-Defining technical resource requirements for successful project execution
-Maximizing team performance using standard processes
-Leading technical reviews
Assessing cost/benefit trade-off of technical solution and leads decision making process
-Draws on the wider technical expertise across the global organization to achieve optimal technical performance
-Primary technical interface with client
*Support development of the company's technology strategy and product offerings for Hybrid and Electronic Systems business
*Developing and maintaining client network and relationships with senior level customer counterparts (Chief Engineer level and above)
*Mentoring key engineers and identifying requirements for skills developmentSkills and Experience Required:
*You will be degree qualified engineer with significant and proven industry track record in hybrid and/or electronic systems integration programmes, preferably with a consultancy, OEM or Tier1 and preferably with production programme experience
*You have a strong technical background in at least one area of hybrid specialisation (e.g. control systems, battery systems, electrical integration, control integration, e machines, power electronics), and a proven track record of successfully leading hybrid integration programmes.
*You will be seeking a move into a challenging environment that will broaden your proven ability and reward you with increased levels of responsibility and ownership.
*A strong track record of hybrid and/ or electronic vehicle product development within the automotive industry, ideally leading to volume production
*Proven skill in defining and preparing winning proposals, with the ability to develop strong, long-lasting customer relationships at senior level and profitable revenue streams
*Credibility in a wide range of customer situations
*Strong leadership and ability to coordinate and lead multi-disciplined teams
*Able to work in a matrix organisation and can liaise effectively across business units to drive greater business value
*Strong project management skills
*Proven interpersonal and communication skills at all levels
*High degree of flexibility and willingness to travel
*Robust character with a strong drive and motivation to succeed
*Great patience in dealing with client and team situations coupled with an ability to accept and positively respond to frequent changes
*An ability to work under pressure and very tight timescales
*An appreciation of and an ability to positively resolve issues arising from different cultures
*High pro-activity to generate new ideas and promote business cases for patent application
*Being a benchmark for upholding company valuesProven ability in the following areas is highly beneficial:
*Providing technical oversight and direction on multi-disciplinary projects
*Generating new opportunities for company business
*Preparation and presentation of technical papers

Excellent package and opportunity. Call Rachel Adams NOW on ************ or apply online.

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