Business Development Manager - Cyber Security

Belfast, Northern Ireland
 £45,275 - £59,454 per annum
26 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job reference: 23/111296
Date posted: 25/09/2023
Application closing date: 16/10/2023
Salary: £45,275 - £59,454 per annum
Job category/type: Research

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Business Development Manager to work with a senior BDM for CSIT on an account / industry sector split.

CSIT is a core Research Centre within the Global Innovation Institute (GII). CSIT is the UK’s Innovation and Knowledge Centre for cyber security based at Queen’s University Belfast. Founded in 2009, CSIT researchers couple major breakthroughs in the field of secure information technologies with a proven model of innovation and commercialisation to drive technological advantage and resilience across industry sectors.

The GII is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to drive CSIT’s research and innovation, and that of other centres for Wireless Technologies and Data Science & AI (known together as ‘Secure Connected Intelligence’) into multiple market sectors, as part of a £60m+ investment.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to proactively build new partnerships, secure new business and funded research opportunities, and develop collaborative relationships in support of CSIT and its contribution to GII. These relationships will span external organisations including large and small companies, public sector stakeholders, national and international research organisations and government bodies.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in Business, Marketing, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Recent (within the past 5 years), relevant experience working in the Cyber Security sector, or in the application of Cyber Security in one or more industry sectors, with a proven track record of:
    • developing and managing relationships with both commercial customers and technical specialists; and
    • operating within international markets / commercial entities.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.  For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

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