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New Business Development Manager

New Business Development Manager

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Energy Efficiency

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £52,500 + car allowance + uncapped commission

  • Contact:

    Tom Brookes

  • Contact email:

    tom.brookes@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    BDM(N)1

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-13

  • Consultant:

    Tom Brookes

The Client:

The Green Recruitment Company are working alongside a leading energy consultancy in their search for an New Business Development Manager. The company offers utility solutions and is well placed in the energy purchasing and water management space.

 

The Role:

Leading the whole sales cycle from prospecting client proposals to contract negotiation and closure, the business development manager is responsible for ensuring targets are met. The candidate will then be expected to account manage any new clients. Working in a rapidly expanding and ever-evolving industry, the focus of this role is to nurture and secure long-term client revenues, whilst increasing the market share of the company. This is ensured by the responsibility to drive new sales opportunities.

This homebased role is a rewarding career opportunity for someone who is target driven and revels in communicating with people at all levels.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Devising plans and strategies to drive sales, whilst ensuring the practice of effective techniques to meet the client’s needs.
  • Developing and maintaining a network of clients.
  • Strong desire to meet targets.
  • Maintaining that commercial controls are observed.
  • Identifying risks at a manageable stage.
  • Following up and closing sales proposals in an efficient, professional manner.
  • Continuous liaison with team members on the team plans and developments.
  • Organising precise client records.

 

The Individual:

The company will provide one of the leading packages in return for a candidate that:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Experience in a Business Development role (3 years minimum).
  • Experience working in the Utilities/Energy Brokerage sector.
  • Strong communication and negotiating skillset.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Articulate on the phone and the ability to build constructive relationships and garner interest on the telephone.
  • Confidence working independently and in a team.
  • The ability to be flexible and show initiative when working under pressure.
  • Comfortable managing long-term relationships at all levels, gaining respect and credibility quickly.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good IT skills (CRM experience).
  • Full valid UK driving licence.