• Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Dependant on Experience
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  • Posted: 15th May 2017

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 Role:

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

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