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Business Development Manager- SAMS

Location:  SAMS Enterprise, Malin House, Oban

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern:  Full Time (37hrs, Monday to Friday)

Salary Range: £42,155 – £47,423 per annum – starting salary will depend on experience.

Closing Date: 25th September 2023

The Role

Lead and manage the commercial business development portfolio within SAMS Enterprise: to identify, pursue, win and deliver a range of commercially oriented projects for public and private sector clients.

This role will also feed into the Enterprise management team and Enterprise strategy, business plans and budgets.

The role is based on-site at our offices near Oban, with the requirement for travel across the UK and internationally. There is also scope for some flexible working over the working week Monday to Friday.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a proactive business generator, who will lead and manage the commercial business development portfolio within SAMS Enterprise: identifying new business opportunities in house, collaborating with our research/academic community, as well as develop new markets, growth areas, trends, clients and partners externally, including internationally.


Applications must include CV and Cover Letter and should be sent electronically to [email protected] quoting Job Ref ‘SE2/23.MS’ in the subject heading. Your cover letter should outline your experience to date as well as what you can bring to the role.

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