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Let’s be clear: this is a great opportunity for a true business go-getter. If you are an experienced business manager adept at new client acquisition, it could be just the role for you. Especially as you’ll be working alongside talented technologists at the cutting edge of innovation while contributing to the safety and security of UK citizens at home and abroad.

 Naturally, we would expect you to have a successful record of achievement delivering technical solutions in the defence and security sector. You’ll also be used to developing customised work programmes that respond to the very specific needs of clients. Crucially, you will need to be in tune with our commercial approach, which is founded on earning repeat business from established client relationships and seeking fresh opportunities for growth.

These are busy times at Cambridge Consultants, and we need a Business Development Manager to join our successful team and help make sure our defence and security business continues to flourish. So, as well as having great rapport, you’ll need to be a real dynamo who relishes the search for new openings within existing accounts and can identify sales opportunities, maximise conversions and personally close sales.


Developing your knowledge and collaborating widely…

That will mean developing your deep domain knowledge, and collaborating widely with our engineers, mathematicians, designers and strategists to deliver the breakthrough technology needed to solve our clients’ problems. You’ll be spending plenty of time with those clients, interpreting their needs and communicating effectively with colleagues back in Cambridge to ensure opportunities are maximised. Much of this will be face-to-face, so efficient time-management is vital.

We have a comprehensive job description to discuss with the right candidate. If you have an imaginative and inquisitive mind, an excellent degree or PhD in a technical or science discipline and a real commercial flair, we’d very much like to hear from you.


Why Cambridge Consultants?

Cambridge Consultants creates exciting and novel breakthroughs in technology and products. We help our clients achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that will transform their whole business.

At the heart of what we do are talented and motivated multi-disciplinary teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.

We recognise and celebrate individual talent and we understand the importance of letting individuals be just that. Our people are here to do the best work of their lives and our job is to provide the platform for them to do it. That means letting people pursue the projects that interest them and develop their career in whatever direction they choose.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels included and has a sense of belonging.

We value all people regardless of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, parental status, language, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.


** PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the nature of the work, this role will be subject to Security Clearance Vetting procedures **


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  • Competitive salary reviewed anually 
  • Company profit share 
  • Generous pension 
  • Hybrid working model 
  • Flexible working hours and location 
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow 
  • Comprehensive insurance - Life, disability, private healthcare and travel insurance (business & leisure)
  • Enhanced family leave benefit of 13 weeks full-pay parental leave for those that meet qualifying criteria
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • If travelling to Cambridge by train; Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park
  • Whilst in the office; Free canteen - breakfast, lunch & refreshments 
  • A comprehensive relocation package is available, if applicable 

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

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