Business Development Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Business Development Manager to join our growing naval architecture business. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving business growth through the acquisition of new clients





£34,000 – £38,000

Closing date

31 December, 2023

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About the company

Using our industry know-how and leading resources, we create and deliver products which exceed requirements. How do we do it? By thinking – and working – differently. We utilise technical experts, technology and data to drive our industry forward. It’s how we generate the knowledge, the ingenuity and the drive to meet so many of today’s most pressing challenges. And because we cover everything from blueprint to delivery, across the entire lifespan of a project, you can count on us for a client experience that is smoother, smarter and more efficient. At MARINE FIRM, we’re not just embracing change – we’re driving it.

About the position

The Business Development Manager will play a key role in the growth of our business. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development. Our business operates in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and the successful candidate will have the chance to work with a wide range of clients and partners across the naval architecture and marine engineering industries.


  • Identify new business opportunities and develop a pipeline of potential clients
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Conduct market research and competitor analysis to inform business development strategy
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations and proposals to potential clients
  • Negotiate and close new business deals
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Represent the company at industry events and trade shows

About the successful applicant

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in business development, preferably in the naval architecture or marine engineering industries
  • Strong knowledge of the naval architecture and marine engineering industries
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple projects simultaneously

Company benefits

Our people are really important to us – they’re what make MARINE FIRM so successful! Here’s some of the benefits we offer:

Our values

We are a multi-skilled team of engineers who provide future-proof and considered solutions which last the test of time.
As a future-focused business, sustainability and the impact of societal and environmental trends are central to our thinking from day one on all projects. From moving to a low-carbon economy to adopting a sustainable business strategy, our approach means we can adapt to, and anticipate global changes, and support our clients in delivering long-term, sustainable results.

Submit application

We’re keen to hear from applicants who believe that MARINE FIRM can benefit them – submit an application or get in touch to learn more!