Business Development Manager - UK

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Location
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary
c£30k + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Ref
SSSMARKET
Job Sector
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Manager - UK

c£30k + Bonus + Car + Benefits

Riverside, Market Harborough, with extensive travel

The King Group (est. 1962) manufacture and convert specialist trailers, vehicles and plant for the construction, highways, rail, defence and nuclear industries with a prestigious end client portfolio of Government and blue chip organisations. 

This Business Development Manager offers a unique opportunity to progress your career in a growing sector and you will be knowledgeable in sophisticated sales techniques with a track record of winning new business.

Reporting directly to the General Manager for King Highways and Safety Vehicles, the successful candidate will work closely with the Group’s engineering, production and purchasing departments to price and co-ordinate quotes. 

Experience and qualifications in the field of engineering and importantly, a commercial background is essential as is the ability to work on your own initiative, to research and source key partners/suppliers on a UK and European wide basis.

The role would suit a committed individual with strong communication skills who enjoys talking to a variety of potential clients and is comfortable working independently.  You will also be expected to manage and prioritise your workload, be proactive, flexible and hard working.  A demonstrable history of meeting and exceeding sales targets is a prerequisite for this position.

Candidates should ideally live within a 45 minute radius of Market Harborough.

Business Development Manager Key duties:

  • Identifying profitable business opportunities by raising the profile of King Highway and Safety Vehicle products and services within the Traffic Management sector.
  • Maintain and increase sales of the servicing and parts division by developing long term business relationships with Clients.
  • To co-ordinate with our engineering, purchasing and production departments to maximise the rental fleet’s utilisation.
  • Maintain and increase long term rental fleet of vehicles against targets.

Business Development Manager Skills, Qualifications, Competence Level

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills as well as attention detail.
  • Familiarity with and proficiency in standard office IT programmes.
  • A degree or equivalent (ideally Business Administration) is desirable.
  • A current UK Driving Licence is essential.

Business Development Manager Experienced required

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role would be advantageous but is not essential.
  • An understanding of the hire and/or Traffic Management sector is desirable, but not essential..

Particular aptitude / skill required

  • You will possess excellent numerical and communicative skills.
  • You will be flexible and be capable of producing quality work under pressure.
  • You will be confident, adaptable and self-motivated.

Next Steps:

To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter.