Senior Manager, C|T Defence Services

C|T Group London Full Time

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C|T Group London

Full Time

1 month ago

Senior Manager, C|T Defence Services


C|T Defences Services provides expertise to defence contractors and governments across the world.  The focus of its work is:

  1. Market entry & positioning projects with defence companies in emerging economies.
  2. Advice to defence primes.
  3. Information warfare advice and support.

Working closely with the Managing Director of C|T Defence Services, the ideal candidate will provide strategic research, communications, project management and business development skills to drive and support the growth of the business unit.

The ideal candidate should be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines; adaptability, strong communication and proactive engagement are essential to success in this role. The scope of the role includes conducting and integrating internal and external research to deliver exceptional insights to and opportunities for clients, maintaining and building client relationships and striving to achieve excellence in all that is produced.



  • Delivering qualitative and quantitative research, alongside evaluation and recommendations to uncover insights across the sector;
  • Along with the Managing Director, presenting to research to clients, driving problem-solving and producing solutions, underpinned by the C|T Group’s unique research methodology, the C|T Way;
  • Identifying key individuals or organisations for business development opportunities and creating briefing documents for the Managing Director to outline areas of opportunity for these potential clients;
  • Drafting external communications including project briefings, reports, letters, press releases and informational documents;
  • Maintaining client contacts and developing new areas for the business within the defence sector;
  • Developing and keeping up to date a media list with key contacts for the business;
  • Tracking and analysing changes to legislation, regulations and other policy which could impact clients; and
  • Working in partnership with other Group business units around the globe to provide intelligence and support to achieve goals of the Group.

Project Management

  • Providing logistical and administrative support for C|T Defence Services;
  • Enabling business development including introducing potential clients and creating proposals for new business opportunities to the company;
  • Engaging with clients and stakeholders and supporting building the business relationship by identifying and researching potential opportunities; and
  • Along with the Managing Director, driving C|T Defence Services projects through all stages.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter with experience in a similar research and project managements role, with knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research approaches and data analysis. Political sensitivity and awareness will be valuable to this role and a working knowledge of defence services is essential or highly desirable. Candidates should be motivated, flexible and mature in their approach to office and remote working. The ideal applicant should also possess:

  • Relevant defence related experience with defence networks is essential;
  • Sound knowledge of defence markets in South Korea, India, the UAE, Singapore, Indonesia or/and Brazil, and emerging economies with defence industries;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of policy and legislation in the defence sector;
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office suite including excel and PowerPoint;
  • Strong organisation and methodical working practices;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritise work under pressure; and
  • A high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and appoint on merit.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV along with a cover letter to