‘QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company operating primarily in the defence, security and critical infrastructure markets. We offer our customers world-class expertise through our services and innovative technology-based products. Our people proactively understand our customers’ current and future needs and create and enable solutions at greater pace to meet current, adjacent and emergent threats. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?’
Based within the Group Business Development function you will be at the forefront of winning new business working closely with the functional teams across the Global organisation and gaining experience in all stages of the business winning lifecycle with a focus on Sales and Business Development. The Group Business Development function comprises Bidding, Commercial, Supply Chain & Procurement, Sales Operations, Estimating, Capture and Sales & Business Development teams.
You will work closely with a wide variety of stakeholders across the functions and global businesses, and gain valuable experience in:
As part of the Business Winning community you will be in a position to make a real difference in the commercial success of our business, whilst enjoying the challenges of specific work tasks and learning to understand the bigger picture of the deal, its business implications and risks.
We offer a comprehensive graduate programme where you will receive first class training and support whilst working alongside experienced managers and leaders with the Business Winning team to learn the job.
You will be encouraged and supported in studying for an accredited qualification from the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) which is the internationally recognised body for Business Winning, or other appropriate professional body. This will form part of the practical training programme that you will undertake, along with many other opportunities for formal training and skills development which will give you a practical based skillset for succeeding in the business arena.
You will have the opportunity to travel to and work at some of our other UK sites during your graduate programme, in order to get a good understanding of the business.
At the end of the two year graduate programme, you will be well placed to take your next steps up the career ladder and take on an increased level of responsibility within BD.
To apply for the role you MUST meet the below criteria:
Please be aware that this role is subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that you must hold full British citizenship and obtain the right to stay and work within the UK. Restrictions may also mean that any dual or previous nationalities held can affect the roles in which you can perform within QinetiQ.
As well as the opportunity to work in a company at the forefront of the technology sector you will also receive: