Business Development Analyst – Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire

Business Development Analyst

James Fisher and Sons plc.

Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire


Business Development Analyst
Flexible on location
Permanent role

Who we are:
ScanTech Offshore Ltd provide an impressive range of rental equipment including air compressors, steam generators and rig cooling services, as well as designing, installing and commissioning bespoke heat suppression safety systems.
Our remit extends to the provision of qualified and competent personnel for the operating, servicing and maintenance of all rental equipment, affording clients the highest standards of quality and safety for operations. ScanTech Offshore products are delivered worldwide from our key locations in the UK (Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth) and Western Australia (Perth).

As a market leader in the field of well test support, we are committed to providing enhanced value to our customers by tailoring our specialist skills and engineering capabilities to their precise requirements. ScanTech Offshore is a pioneer in designing innovative and technical solutions that meet or exceed regulatory, quality and safety standards.

The Role:
Working predominantly in the growing Energy sector; the Business Development Analyst will be responsible for the development of business analytics, from which they will be able to advise and support sales and business development colleagues. Research critical market and product intelligence to inform on activities which will support the growth of Renewables, and Oil & Gas globally.

Key Responsibilities:

Market research and analysis:

Conduct detailed secondary market research utilising a variety of external published information and database to gain insight into specific markets and companies and also primary market research thought interviews with trade associations, supply chain stakeholders, leading companies to validate and enhance quantitative and qualitative findings and information obtained via secondary research.
Analyse, validate and synthetize findings from both primary and secondary research, creating reports, models and presentations and analyses may include, for example, macro and sector-specific trends, market size and market growth, market segmentation, value chain analysis, assessment of competitive landscape and specific companies.

Sales Administration:

  • Assist sales team with travel arrangements via online booking system, and raise associated purchase orders
  • Raise purchase orders on behalf of Marketing Manager
  • Update Customer Contracts Register as and when required
  • Minute taking for monthly & quarterly Sales & Marketing meetings
  • Support Sales Director with planning of Sales training & development
  • Assist in the preparation of customer quarterly business review meetings
  • Process Sales annual leave requests and update ‘Whereabouts’ Tracker
  • Monitor and distribute enquiries to the sales team

Process improvement:

Critically review and develop the process of management of Sales pipelines and suggest improvement initiatives to streamline control and compliance protocols.
Support the CRM improvement project and bring structure and discipline to business development plans and processes.

Pursue an attitude of learning and development:  

Develop internal and external relationships in performance of role and cultivate interpersonal skills.
Develop analytical, modelling, and presentation skills and foster time management skills.


A relevant degree or professional qualification, for example: Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Business Administration

Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Outlook

The Person:

  • Demonstrate our 4 key valued behaviours: Pioneering spirit, integrity, energy and resilience
  • Strong analytical skills: Ability to interpret, analyse, synthesize and present information, data, numbers and statistics in an objective way
  • A genuine interest in market analysis and project management
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
  • Proactive approach to work and people
  • Problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of documents and other sensitive information
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of documents and other sensitive information

This is a genuine career opportunity to join an industry leader, there is also flexibility on the location for this role.

Due to the volume of applications we receive for our vacancies, on occasion applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment,

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