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Business Development Manager - Water Technical

We are seeking a Business Development Manager to take on responsibility for the growth of our Water Technical consulting team in the Southern and South Eastern regions. This is a strategic growth role, and your remit will include the commercial development of new client work and building on existing relationships.

This is an exciting and evolving industry, providing challenges and opportunities which require innovation, dedication and team work to help us meet our clients? needs.

The base location is flexible however it is desirable that applicants are within commutable distance of the South-East of England.

Main Responsibilities:

- Manage our key client relationships in the Southern and South Eastern regions to maximise existing and future opportunities.
- Secure new opportunities with our Water clients to meet our strategic growth objectives; to win work and provide a sustainable workstream for the team.
- Manage existing and new frameworks as lead client contact, ensuring that we maximise our workload, have appropriate resources to deliver and maintain a profitable workstream.
- Establish new technical teams as required to deliver new opportunities.
- Contribute to the Water Technical South team delivering against their KPIs as part of the regional Management Team, including exceeding the budgeted level of revenue and profit for their team.
- To identify resource requirements and recruit a varied range of technical staff to enable the efficient delivery of projects.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications required

- Successful experience in business development and client relationship management roles.
- Sound knowledge and understanding of the water and / or wastewater industry, regulatory and compliance standards.
- Experience in asset management, infrastructure engineering and/or programme and project management would also be desirable
- Strong track record in the commercial leadership and delivery of water / wastewater projects to budget, profit expectations and client satisfaction.
- Experience as Framework Manager in a client facing capacity.

What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Water
Our Water business employs over 1,000 staff and has been providing services to the water industry since 1993. Working on all the UK water and sewerage companies and most of the water only companies, our services include water networks management; leakage consultancy; waste water network management; software solutions; utility, land and building surveying; design; water resources and efficiency advice; and flood risk and water environment consultancy.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,200 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.