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Business Development Manager RCI

Job Reference: 918-HX3768

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
National - NHSBT Main Centre to be agreed with the successful applicant
£42,414 to £49,969 pa

When you join NHS Blood and Transplant, you’re doing something utterly unique with your career. That’s because, as the only organisation in the UK providing blood, tissues, cells and organs for transfusion and transplantation, we’re saving lives on a huge scale. Constantly looking for ways to innovate, we enjoy a working atmosphere in which every team member is excited by the opportunities available to them as they pursue their career aspirations. And now you can join us, bringing your expertise to our business development team.

Through our national network of specialist facilities, NHSBT is at the cutting edge of transfusion science. Our Red Cell Immunohaematology laboratories provide serological investigations and problem solving for hospital laboratories and clinics... Working to support our scientists and clinicians, you will take responsibility for devising and implementing marketing and sales strategies that connect our specialist  services offering with NHS  and commercial customers. You will manage a system to evaluate commercial prospects, and foster relationships with key customers, always taking scientific, technical, financial and logistical challenges into consideration. With an eye on both short and long-term strategic plans, you will be confident performing research and market analyses. You will ensure strategic growth plans are devised and put into place, and you’ll monitor the effectiveness of your plans. 

With a background in service development, sales or marketing, you will have proven analytical capabilities and the solid scientific background required to maintain credible relationships across the transfusion industry. You’ll have excellent verbal and written communication skills and enjoy the challenge of a demanding workload, managing multiple projects competing for your attention.

When you join our ranks, you can expect a level of career progression and support that we think is unsurpassed. We believe in growing talent within the organisation, so you can expect plenty of mentorship, a great team atmosphere, and a solid work/life balance. So, if you’re ready to work your magic on the health of the UK, then we’d love to hear from you.

This vacancy can be based at one of NHSBTs main centres, the location will be agreed with the successful applicant.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Mark Williams  at

This vacancy will close at midnight on the evening of Sunday 20th January, with interviews being held on Friday 8th February, subject to confirmation.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

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