Business Development Manager

DJS Executive Search Limited
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
11 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The UK operation of this global electronic engineering/ manufacturing organisation now requires an experienced, field based Business Development Manager to work within one of their specialist business units, having responsibility for building and managing the UK sales of one of their specific product lines into small and medium size enterprises. The Role: Reporting to the Business Development Director, as the Business Development Manager for the product line, the role responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: deliver the sales and marketing strategy for the product line in the UK launch the product range into defined markets meet the required annual sales targets for the product line engage with defined business sectors for the product line which includes schools and nurseries, hotels, the hospitality sector, medical centres, doctors surgeries and veterinary practices drive the future development of the product line from assessing market trends and customer requirements This role is field based and the successful applicant can reside anywhere within the UK, to cover this national role. Candidate requirements: Ideally of graduate standard, from within a business or commercial based discipline, candidates will have a proven track record of selling to target and delivering growth from within either a direct, field based sales role or business development role. Candidates will also be required to demonstrate that they have: a strong track record in leading and growing sales with small to medium size businesses experience of bringing new products to market specific experience of selling into one or more of the market sectors listed above excellent customer focus skills and the ability to build strong, long term client relationships the ability to clearly prioritise workloads and tasks, working to specific deadlines A working knowledge of CCTV, mechanical and electro-mechanical security products would be an advantage but is not essential. You should be an organised, pro-active individual who demonstrates a positive, professional, “can-do” attitude. Able to work as part of a team or under your own initiative, you should be an excellent communicator, both verbally and written, who can be flexible and thrives in a challenging environment. Applicants must hold a full current UK driving licence as this role will involve extensive travel throughout the UK. This job was originally posted as