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Business Development Manager - Transportation/Infrastructure

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Business Development Manager - Transportation/Infrastructure

Job posted by: Michelle Ings.

Pan-EU Transportation systems and Infrastructure Department is planning to enter the railway market in the UK by investing in one of the existing train operating companies. The Business Development Manager will lead this strategic move. After successful investment, several bids will be prepared and selected. Business Development Manager will also lead this competitive process.

Previous experience in the railway industry in the UK and winning bidding processes in the industry.

    • Investments, which include, sourcing new deals, conducting comprehensive due diligence and negotiating with potential sellers

    • Bid Preparations, which include, qualitative and quantitative research and analysis of the competitive landscape and consensus building among the group and partners.

    • Budget control - periodically checking actual income and expenditure reported, compared to 'actuals', calculating vacancies, identifying trends and highlighting any variations to the budget owner

    • Strategy creation - creating a successful strategy to enter the UK railway market and grow a train operating company

    • Networking - attending conferences and dinners to meet people in the sector and build working relationships

    • Preparing various contracts with the Legal Department

    • Coach one team member

The Business Development Manager has the opportunity to travel to some other European countries such as Italy, France and Germany, the frequency is approximately once a month


    • Educated to Degree level or higher

    • Desired: Degree in Management and Business Administration, Corporate Finance, Accounting or Economics.


    • Excellent communication and relationship management skills

    • Investment skills, including an understanding of Accounting and Finance

    • Effective negotiation and networking skills

    • Ability to build a strategy.

Personal qualities/Attributes:

    • Eager to tackle challenges and problem solve

    • Self-driven and confident

    • Strong team player

    • Available to travel frequently, mainly in Europe

    • Business Development: ability to take a wider view across industries

    • Passion to create new business that contributes to society

    • Results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality deliverables

    • Comfortable challenging the status quo and engaging with management

  • Office hours with Hybrid working within this role more details given at application, but will be a mix of office and wfh.

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