Business Development Manager

Ref: 10408| Posted: 22nd Jun 2021


Our client currently has an opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join their team in Northern England.

About the Client

Leading manufacturer of roofing and cladding systems.  Manufacturing excellence, first class customer service and unrivalled expertise in meeting the needs of the market. This includes maximising the number of products specified on each project, improving product awareness, sales volumes / gross margin and levels of customer service.

Service-led business unit providing design and construction teams with a comprehensive portfolio of advanced through-wall façade systems suitable for a multitude of performance applications and architectural styles.

About the Role

  • Sole responsibility, with guidance and support from the Directors, for securing turnover of the business
  • To ensure profitable estimates are submitted to satisfy order intake requirements. All estimates are to be presented to the Directors for approval prior to submission.
  • Spotting opportunities for increased margin and exploiting these to the benefit of the Company by working alongside and highlighting to Project / Site Managers and Directors
  • Involved in enquiry selection process, to determine which tenders to quote.
  • Arrange appointments with prospective customers.
  • Carry out company presentations to prospective customers.
  • Achieve agreed monthly KPI targets in relation to customer meetings / quotation output / business generated.
  • Implement improvement / development plans for our existing customers with the objective of increasing turnover and profitability.

About the Candidate

  • Proven track record of creating opportunities and specifications which convert into orders
  • A good team member demonstrating an ability to work with the Commercial Team in an appropriate manner and create opportunities / solve problems in a timely fashion
  • Focused and driven on the achievement of all targets / objectives and deadlines.
  • A strong focus on customer service and the needs of customers
  • Well organised and able to prioritise
  • Understanding of company structure, roles and activities
  • Awareness of product range, applications and alternatives

Points of Appeal

  • Freedom within the role
  • Competitive salary, package and bonus structure 
  • Great company to work for
  • Progression within the company
  • Company with a full existing contacts and excellent reputation in the industry