Market Development Manager

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Market Development Manager, Automation Systems for a Global Manufacturer of Control & Automation, Salary £NEG DOE - Great package.

  • Automation Systems (PLC, HMI, SCADA, Networking, Motion Control, Robotics)
  • Set the Division's direction and strategy
  • Constructive career development and opportunity
Position: Market Development Manager
Location: Northern Home Counties region
Products: Automation Systems (PLC, HMI, SCADA, Networking, Motion Control, Robotics)
Company: Global Automation & Control Manufacturer
Salary £NEG DOE + Great OTE + Car + Pension + various additional benefits
The primary objective of this role is to set the Division’s direction and strategy in order to improve the market position of the products and solutions by growing brand awareness and developing innovative solutions to increase our overall profile.

To do this as the new Market Development Manager you would need to: 
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team to ensure alignment with the Divisional Vision
  • Take responsibility for managing the team on a day to day basis and ensuring that the team’s overall objectives are met.
  • Develop, set and implement the Division’s “go to market” strategies
  • Develop innovative solutions within the chosen vertical and OEM markets
  • Co-ordinate UK product launches with the appropriate product teams
  • Work to improve lead generation through marketing and communications
  • Set reporting structure
The successful Market Development Manager will be technically conversant with Control & Automation systems and solutions, with proven experience of managing and driving successful teams and a background in product management.
This is an exciting time to join an incredibly well-respected manufacturer who operate an entrepreneurial style of business. Recognition, praise and feedback is all part of the culture of the business, so you can expect constructive career development, support and the autonomy to get on with being successful. If your aspiration is to further develop your career, there is opportunity to advance and flourish in this meritocratic business.