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Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

The Client:

The Green Recruitment Company are working alongside a leading energy consultancy in their search for a Business Development Manager. The consultancy has a reputation second to none across the UK market. 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. 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 and developing exciting new leads. This is a regionalrole and looking to cover the North of England.

This homebased BDM 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.