Corporate Development Project Manager (9 month FTC)

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Description

Purpose:  This role is responsible for the support of Corporate Development and Exco initiatives in line with Global Marine Group strategy.

Key Deliverables:

Corporate Development

  • Acting as interface with shareholder to support a variety of projects
  • Securing, vetting high quality information to support external advisors, driving internal activity as necessary
  • Develop answers to unstructured questions, going beyond the face to deliver the requirement
  • Providing management support to Acquisitions and Mergers and a variety of key projects, operating discretely and confidentially
  • Driving forward strategically significant and or complex commercial / negotiation issues from a conceptual stage through to commercially viable business propositions
  • Providing management reports and other relevant market and competitor intel as required
  • Support of existing partner relationships
  • Researching and analysing data to support strategy development and delivery
  • Ad-hoc requests

Exco and Group Leadership team

  • Co-ordinate and support
    • Exco activity with shareholders
    • Management review meetings (OMMs) including recording and driving delivery of actions agreed
  • Co-ordinate all formal reporting to shareholders to include, amongst others;
    • Monthly performance review process and drafting GMG management report
    • Quarterly Board Reporting, coordinating with shareholder team
    • Ad-hoc shareholder requests
  • Design and implement processes to support reporting and understanding of business performance
Qualifications, Skills and Experience



  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work across organisational boundaries and to be an energiser and motivator of in such an environment
  • High degree of personal organisation and the ability to deliver under demanding and time pressured conditions
  • Ability to assess complex situations and identify information to support actions, recommendations and conclusions
  • A willingness and ability to undertake travel
  • Ability to work flexibly and effectively both in person and remotely


  • Have a relevant degree and a higher business qualification such as an MBA with a background in engineering or similar technical discipline
  • Extensive experience and successful track record in high value, business-to-business sales or business development role.
About The Company

The Global Marine Group is an innovative market leader in offshore engineering with an enviable track record of successful project execution. The Group consists of three business units; Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets, CWind delivering a range of project services, CTVs and GWO-accredited training courses to the offshore wind industry and OceanIQ providing unparalleled subsea cable data, survey, route engineering, permitting and consultancy services for telecom and power cable installation projects.

The Group also demonstrates its global reach with two successful joint ventures, SB Submarine Systems in China, and CWind Taiwan.

With a global workforce of over 850 talented individuals, together the Group has installed over 300,000 kilometers of subsea telecoms cable and more than 1,500km of power cables, performed maintenance operations on 33% of the worlds fibre optic cables and offered engineering services, assets and highly qualified personnel for projects at more than 50 wind farms globally.

The Global Marine Group team is full of passionate people, sharing a wealth of knowledge and constantly achieving excellence. Together the Global Marine Group is committed to engineering a clean and connected future.