Business Development is responsible for identifying, developing and winning new business to drive and achieve growth aligned with the company strategy. The Business Development teams are at the forefront of winning new business that ensures BAE Systems remains a premier global defence and security company. Business Development is about winning business. This includes sales and marketing as well as aspects of offset, customer relations, bid / proposal production, customer and market analysis, events and exhibitions. The products created by BAE Systems speak for themselves, however in this industry contracts can take years to materialise, require senior political influence and can be affected by countries’ foreign policies. As a result, stakeholder management and building customer relationships through professionalism and hard work are key parts of our ethos and only when these factors are aligned can success be achieved.
What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)
Our Customers are key to the success of our business, we ensure our UK and International Customers are at the forefront of what we do. You will have the opportunity to support many aspects of Business Winning across MAI, including providing support to our Business Winning Campaigns, Market Development & Competitor/ Campaign Analysis. We are actively pursuing Export campaigns for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, Hawk aircraft plus other campaigns involving our Training, Future Aircraft activities and Defence Information Services.
Entry Requirements and what we are looking for
To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, International Business, Business & Administration or a Social, Political or Marketing related subject.
Overview of Business Unit
The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.
We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world. By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.
We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.
We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do.
Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things
Security/ Export Control statement
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
Diversity & Inclusion Statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.
BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 88,200 people worldwide.