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   - Commerical & Business Development Manager

PARC Ltd provides a range of environmental testing services to assess products’ reliability. Our laboratory, based in Bideford, SW Devon is a subsidiary of the Sopemea Group and wishes to further develop the UK market.

Our Group:

Sopemea, a fully‐owned subsidiary of Apave Group, is a Group of 4 laboratories specialising in environmental testing. For more than 70 years Sopemea has offered its customers a complete range of testing services for all types of equipment in the fields of mechanics, vibration, hydraulics and electromagnetic compatibility. Sopemea Group acts in all major high‐technology business sectors such as Aeronautics & Space, Defence, Railways, Energy & Nuclear, Automotive and Medical.

PARC is looking for its future Commercial & Business Development Manager. This newly created position will report directly to the General Manager.

The role

You will be responsible for:

  • Promoting the Group’s professional services offer on the overall UK market
  • Designing and implementing the commercial prospect plan
  • Defining all relevant KPIs to monitor the efficiency of the commercial plan
  • Identify relevant exhibitions for company to attend, with appropriate event management
  • Monitoring the competition
  • Planning and organising all communication events of PARC with the support of Group Communication Department

Skills and Experience

  • Have an engineer background or a university qualification with 10 years’ experience
  • Strong motivation and interest in professional services to the industry
  • High level of proactivity to act as a strong prospector
  • Strong autonomy and self‐organization
  • Proven ability to create and develop good commercial and interpersonal relationships
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Fully fluent in French and English

This role requires frequent travelling within the UK territory and occasional travels in continental Europe

Please send a copy of your CV to