Business Development Engineer / Solution Architect

Job Title: Business Development Engineer / Solution Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stone, Staffordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J912227_1644840028
Contact Name: Lauren Price
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2022 12:00

Job Description

Business Development Engineer / Solution Architect
Location: Flexible / Office is in Stone, Staffordshire

Russell Taylor is actively recruiting a permanent Business Development Engineer to work for a leading system integrator based in Stone. We are looking for candidates who ideally have 10 years' experience in Protection and Control.

The company offers many benefits:
* 25 days annual leave
* Flexible working and flexitime arrangements
* Pension scheme
* Working from home
* Life assurance 4x salary
* Private healthcare
* Employee discount at UK retailers
* Cycle to work scheme
* Green car scheme

You will be:
* Working with the Business Development Managers (BDMs) to provide technical support, system architectures, cost estimates etc.
* Supporting the technically diverse sales team, through meeting with clients to understand their needs.
* Responsible for maintaining strong relationships with technology providers to understand the latest technology.
* Carrying out surveys on client sites.
* Liaising with 3rd party suppliers and producing subcontract specifications in liaison with procurement.
* Producing detailed proposal documents.
* Involved in research and development activities related to specific propositions and solutions.
* Supporting Procurement/specifications/tender reviews/audits etc.

You must have:
* 10 years' experience in Protection and Control - software, hardware or electrical background with a good understanding of the engineering processes used in the development and execution of successful solutions.
* Experience of tendering and understanding of procurement processes.
* In depth understanding of the T&D and Energy sector and its associated standards, with a protection bias.
* Experience in effective time management to meet tight deadlines.
* Good communication skills.
* A naturally positive can-do attitude.

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