Business Development Manager, Application Machinery - KTP Associate

£35000 - £35000

Redditch, Worcestershire - 24 months

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Job description

Newtown Packaging Limited (NPL) is a service focused business to business supplier, with over 40 years’ industry experience in supplying adhesive tape and packaging. Based in Redditch, NPL has it’s own design, manufacturing and logistics facilities in a single location.

This KTP aligns with NPL’s strategic aim to position the company for future success and growth by addressing crucial areas essential for its competitiveness and long-term viability. The project will identify and evaluate market opportunities, adapt to changing trends, enhance marketing capabilities including the adoption of new technologies, and explore new markets.

This KTP is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to become a business change consultant/manager. You will work with senior University academics on a commercial project which puts theory and modelling into practice.

Candidate Profile: Bachelor’s degree in a Business related discipline plus a Master’s in a Management related discipline or MBA.

Skills/ experience required include:

Proficiency in B2B Sales & Marketing techniques
An aptitude to operate in an Entrepreneurial environment
An understanding of international macro and micro economic environment
An understanding of supply chain management, forward and reverse logistics
An understanding of closed loop supply chains and circular economy principles
Experience in change management
Strong capabilities in process mapping & improvement
Track record of effective stakeholder management
Qualitative research skills
Proficiency in data analysis techniques
Main responsibilities:

– Sales & Marketing Process Review

– Development of the Customer Communication Strategy

– Development and validation of a Decision Support Tool to enable customer acquisition and management

– Benchmarking current and future state of operations, sales management process and performance targets

– Model the current flow of goods in the supply chain and identify areas for improvement

– Implementing change and embedding new practices

– Reviewing, validating change and consolidating project outputs and dissemination

Personal attributes:

Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong communication and presentation skills. The ability to work within a cross-disciplinary project team
Leadership and maturity of communication and organisation skills to deliver the KTP project and ensure it achieves agreed milestones and objectives
Ability to work independently and use initiative
Strong desire to pursue innovative approaches and pathways
Ability to work closely with all stakeholders and establish an effective knowledge transfer process in the company

Project description

This Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project aims to create an innovative Global B2B Business Development Process using advance modelling and analysis, market intelligence and sophisticated customer communication to develop new markets, products and services.

About the business

Newtown Packaging Limited (NPL) is a service focused business to business supplier, with over 40 years’ industry experience in supplying adhesive tape and packaging. Based in Redditch, NPL has it’s own design, manufacturing and logistics facilities in a single location. https://www.newtownpackaging.com/

Supply Chain

Marketing, Business Development

Bachelor’s degree in a Business related discipline plus a Master’s in a Management related discipline or MBA.

2 July 2024

26 July 2024

16 September 2024

0342-24


Newtown Packaging Limited (NPL) is a service focused business to business supplier, with over 40 years’ industry experience in supplying adhesive tape and packaging. Based in Redditch, NPL has it’s own design, manufacturing and logistics facilities in a single location.

This KTP aligns with NPL’s strategic aim to position the company for future success and growth by addressing crucial areas essential for its competitiveness and long-term viability. The project will identify and evaluate market opportunities, adapt to changing trends, enhance marketing capabilities including the adoption of new technologies, and explore new markets.

This KTP is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to become a business change consultant/manager. You will work with senior University academics on a commercial project which puts theory and modelling into practice.

Candidate Profile: Bachelor’s degree in a Business related discipline plus a Master’s in a Management related discipline or MBA.

Skills/ experience required include:

Proficiency in B2B Sales & Marketing techniques
An aptitude to operate in an Entrepreneurial environment
An understanding of international macro and micro economic environment
An understanding of supply chain management, forward and reverse logistics
An understanding of closed loop supply chains and circular economy principles
Experience in change management
Strong capabilities in process mapping & improvement
Track record of effective stakeholder management
Qualitative research skills
Proficiency in data analysis techniques
Main responsibilities:

– Sales & Marketing Process Review

– Development of the Customer Communication Strategy

– Development and validation of a Decision Support Tool to enable customer acquisition and management

– Benchmarking current and future state of operations, sales management process and performance targets

– Model the current flow of goods in the supply chain and identify areas for improvement

– Implementing change and embedding new practices

– Reviewing, validating change and consolidating project outputs and dissemination

Personal attributes:

Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong communication and presentation skills. The ability to work within a cross-disciplinary project team
Leadership and maturity of communication and organisation skills to deliver the KTP project and ensure it achieves agreed milestones and objectives
Ability to work independently and use initiative
Strong desire to pursue innovative approaches and pathways
Ability to work closely with all stakeholders and establish an effective knowledge transfer process in the company