3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Strategic Account Manager – Ship Design

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective, and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT please go to www.bmt.org

We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to achieving our purpose as a business. Our goal is to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.

Why work for us?

At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. An example of some of the benefits we offer.

  • Private Medical (family coverage)
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Wellbeing Fund – a yearly fund for you to spend on a hobby or interest.
  • 26 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Holiday Trading
  • Retail Vouchers
  • Professional Subscriptions

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About the role

Campaign Leads are a catalyst to drive sustainable growth and integrate change across BMT; this is a priority for the business.

The Ship Design Campaign Lead is charged with the day to day running of BMT’s Ship Design Campaign and delegated responsibility for the delivery of the Campaign objectives in order to demonstrate the return on investment as stated in the Campaign business case.

The Campaign objectives can be summarised as:

  • Position BMT as leading the global clean maritime discussion, driving internal efficiency, and developing new designs to meet our customers’ needs.
  • Retain BMT as #1 in the Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) market.
  • Penetrate the growing Service Operation Vessel (SOV) market.
  • Develop a portfolio of innovative designs for market exploitation across defence and commercial market.

The Campaign Lead will act as the focal point directing cross-functional teams in the pursuit of the campaign objectives. The Campaign lead will drive internal change; integrate activity; inspire others internally and externally about the new BMT offer; ‘bring the pieces of the puzzle together’.

Success in this role demands a strong strategic and analytical orientation coupled with exceptional communication skills as well as a highly developed collaborative nature to drive change and deliver benefits. With an intimate understanding of relevant markets and customer behaviours, the Campaign Lead will harness BMT’s ambition for sustained growth through driving business development, whilst providing detailed feedback and innovative thinking to Future Business, Strategy and Programmes teams to drive capability, technical outputs, broader business improvements and grow orders

In terms of location, we have offices in Bath. Bristol. London, Southampton, Weymouth & Plymouth. Hybrid and Remote working will be supported in this role. BMT is open and committed to discussing flexible working. We believe that everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for them.

About you

Strong business acumen and demonstrated ability to translate market trends into profitable business decisions in a result driven environment.

A maritime professional who can relate to owners and operators and inspire others to follow.

Relevant technical knowledge to show credibility with external audience.

Demonstrable experience of building appropriate and effective local and international networks; adept at building strong relationships within BMT, with customers and with partners to draw value from the full breadth of our global capability; capable of engaging with senior client stakeholders.

Collaborative, visionary and inclusive leader with an entrepreneurial spirit. Proven track record of being able to quickly influence, energise and motivate others.

Ability to establish positive and effective working relationships across the business.

Excellent communication and presentation skills to allow delivery of complex messages which must be easily digestible, unambiguous, engaging and informative to a range of audiences inside and outside of BMT.

Strong reasoning and problem-solving skills which can be applied to dynamic priorities, supporting changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

Personal drive, inquisitiveness and an appetite to further grow a successful business.

Apply online.

Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to learning more about you.

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

66% Male, 28% Female

Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023