Business Development Manager – Military Vehicle Tech - Defence Sector


Ref: 46Tuesday 24 January 2023

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BD/ Product/ Sales / Account Manager  – Land Based Vehicle Tech for MoD, Defence, Military


Please note:

Essential to have Excellent market knowledge of land based vehicles used in MoD/ Military/ Defence / Agriculture. Essential to have Engineering / IT/ Technical Degree and relevant technical background.

Plus some commercial skills eg NPI, Business Development, sales.

Senior role in a start up team delivering game changing autonomous vehicle hardware & software

products for Land based vehicles in, Defence, Military & Agricultural & Specialist Automotive.

You need excellent knowledge and experience of the Defence, Military, MoD &/ Agricultural sector.

Eg Experience working with engineering consultancy specializing in defence sector.

Understand what end users want to do, then evaluate what is required and build a new product to achieve this (while fitting the correct price point).

You will need a strong knowledge of defence industry trends, good mix of technical, commercial, communication and teamwork skills. These groundbreaking new software & engineering design tools are being adopted by leading Tier 1 & OEMs in Automotive, Defence, Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Smart Factories worldwide.


Client facing role working with clients and suppliers in Military/ Defense / Agricultural Sector  industry to identify and understand client requirements and then help build a high tech autonomous solution for land based vehicles

Be able to communicate effectively with clients at all levels including technical.

Have an expert level understanding of the sector and what the market wants. Both now and in the future - future requirements, applications and next generation products.

New Product Introduction for Tier 1 & OEMs in land based vehicles for agricultural, defence, military. Cross Functional role working with clients, design & systems design engineers, product developers, sales teams. Hit target milestone and achieve growth in sales/ revenue



  • Client facing & Commercial skills eg Business development, NPI, Key Account Management.
  • New Product Design engineering experience 
  • Knowledge of land based vehicles for Military / Defence / Agriculture sector
  • Degree in Engineering (ideally Electronic, Electrical, Mechatronic, Software/ IT or similar)

Design Engineering Background in either land based vehicles for the agricultural, defence or military sector – understand market, the players, the people and the technology.

  • Experience working with engineering consultancy specializing in the defence sector (Land based vehicles).



Technical - design and development in Electronic systems, AI, Autonomous Vehicle Tech.

Any knowledge of autonomous driving systems – eg controls, electrical, sensors, Machine Learning, Machine vision, electronic, software, Object detection sensor, smart robot AI, ADAS, Driving Robots, Drive-by-wire, Blind spot detection, Self driving vehicle sensor validation with multiple vehicles and junctions.

For more info and full job spec, please Call us on 0117 907 4736                                      



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