Defence Account Manager - Brightred Recruitment

Job Title: Defence Account Manager

Job Reference: BR_3217

Location: Hybrid/Bristol

Salary: £50K-£55K + benefits

Defence Account Manager: Based in the South-West of England, our client, a leader in Data Science and Technology is seeking a Defence Account Manager to be responsible for the relationship with a major client and the associated contract agreement(s).

The job responsibilities for the Defence Account Manager include:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day customer, contract and partner management
  • Commercially competent, capable of defining, agreeing and overseeing statements of works and commercial rates for the delivery of services, from inception through to invoicing
  • Ability to support a blended team of 50 staff
  • Work with the technical capabilities and resourcing team to agree suitable teams, individuals, and onboarding and offboarding to meet customer demand
  • Maintain all information required as part of internal processes
  • Build on and improve offerings, to realise best value and impact for our customers
  • Maintain a close understanding of the work pipeline, stakeholders, organisation, major programmes and key opportunities

The key experience for the Defence Account Manager includes:

  • 3+ years’ experience of being commercially accountable for PnL outcomes
  • Experience of working within Defence/MOD
  • Knowledge of public sector call-off contracts and nuances
  • Capable of shaping professional services-based statements of works
  • Desirable knowledge of the SFIA skill levels and the Government Digital Service (GDS) framework
  • 5+ years’ experience of overseeing digital/ data projects from inception to close

This is a hybrid role and travel to client sites will be necessary.

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