Global Business Development Manager - Industrial Sectors

At Watson-Marlow you are more than just a job title in a global organisation. We are one of the most successful engineering companies in our sector.

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is an award-winning, global engineering company and for over 60 years has manufactured components and systems for a range of industries. We have 1,600 employees and have a presence in over 60 countries.

Do you want to help create the products and experiences of the future?

This new role presents a fantastic opportunity to join the Global Business Development team at Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, which is part of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, a FTSE 100 company.

Reporting to the Head of Global Business Development and supported by the wider UK head office based Global Business Development team, you will be responsible for designing and leading new business development campaigns and creating leads in the Industrial, Mining and Environmental sectors.

To achieve strategic objectives you will collaborate with regional tactical business development and our regional direct sales teams to enable delivery of Total Customer Solutions across the industrial portfolio.

Additionally you will manage global key accounts, cultivate strategic alliances, new market channels and identify potential new acquisitions.


The remit for this role is global, collaborating with tactical business development managers and direct sales in a matrix organisational structure. Working out of the UK, US or Europe is acceptable to deliver this role as global travel is a fundamental aspect of achieving successful outcomes.

Qualifications and Experience:

This position requires regular travel and so the successful candidate must have a driving license and current passport to be able to travel internationally. The position comes with a highly competitive remuneration including car allowance, pension, home office IT support and excellent career development prospects.

Applications should be made with a CV and covering letter to Vanessa Willitts, at

For more information about the position please contact Rob Mead on or +44 (0) 1326 370 213.

So what is it like to work at WMFTG?

Our Core Values are very important to us and Watson-Marlow is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusivity within the workplace. We offer a range of staff benefits including accessible employee forums, comprehensive pension packages, flexible working arrangements and inclusive employment practices.

Closing date of 15th December 2020

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