Business Development Director
Energy Sales and Commercial
Our client, a leading international construction company are seeking to hire a Senior Business Development professional to commercially lead and grow their street lighting and transport infrastructure division. This challenging role is a vital strategic post for our client and as a result, we are seeking an experienced professional who has a proven track record of leading a successful sales and bid team in a street lighting and transport infrastructure division
The Business Development Director will lead a team of five commercial professionals in developing and building relationships and managing bids and tenders on behalf of our client.
You will be responsible for the following:
- Nurture new relationships with senior stakeholders within potential new customers to drive opportunities for growth and to develop the business
- Lead and deliver sales pitches and presentations
- Formulate and deliver the bid strategy including coordinating the overall bid submission process and maximise the chances of winning the project at commercial sustainable rates
- Submit bids on time and to the required quality
- Detailed assessment of bid deliverables
- Arrange, attend and chair bid team meetings, preparing meeting agendas, issuing updates and clarifications to the bid team
Experience and Qualifications:
- 10 years’ experience in the street lighting sector
- Proven success in winning bids in the street lighting industry
- Experience in leading top performing sales teams
- Degree level or equivalent within a relevant field
- Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines
- Tenacious and target driven individual
- Passion, energy and drive to motivate and inspire teams
- Effective communication and influencing skills
- Willingness and ability to travel as role requires
To apply for this role please contact us at:
- Tim Hall
- +44 (0) 203 640 2130
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