Business Development Manager

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £20k - 40k per year + Commission
Start Date: 2019-08-01 00:00:00
Reference: JN -072019-46475
Contact Name: Jed Parmenter Rons
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2019 14:39

Job Description

The Business Development Mangers primary objective is to drive long term value for both my client’s business and that of our customer’s, by establishing long-term relationships built on a foundation of trust and consistent delivery.

The Responsibilities:

  • The Business Development Manager will deliver significant, profitable new business revenue growth with a focus on specific sectors.
  • Identify a qualified target account list and develop a strategic account plan together with the Commercial Director for each prospect.
  • Identify targeted communication and networking channels to generate new quantifiable opportunities leading to successful closed opportunities.
  • Work independently, or with the appropriate teams within the business to manage all qualified opportunities through to completion.
  • Build robust, long-term, sustainable client relationships with new customers, while leading through major bid campaigns.
  • Participate in sales marketing campaigns and events to raise my client’s profile in the market to establish the business as a strategic long-term partner for our customers.
  • Manage the end-to-end sales process of personal new business wins by liaising with appropriate internal resources such as Marketing, Pre-Sales, Design and Implementation and Support, as a means of generating increased revenue.
  • Effective management of your pipeline to ensure the CRM system is up to date and is a true and accurate reflection of the current deals.
  • Demonstrate a high level of domain knowledge and awareness with an in-depth understanding of the specific sector(s), including the key industry issues and trends, key competitors where appropriate, customer insights and business drivers.
  • Provide weekly updates and reports including forecasted margin, lifetime value which includes potential future upsell opportunities.
  • Support your colleagues and management with the delivery of the overall sales and account management plan.
  • The Business Development Manager will work closely with our marketing, lead-generation, technical presales, account management team members to ensure all sales activities are supported.

Your Background & Skills:

  • B2B sales experience at either a IT managed service provider, or within the financial services, property, retail or health care sectors.
  • Proven experience in personally closing new business from initial enquiry and selling complex solutions.
  • Proven ability to deliver against margin targets.
  • Demonstrable experience of achieving sales targets and driving significant year-on-year revenue growth.
  • Previous experience in an inside sales/telesales role is desirable, but not essential.
  • Articulate and can present complex ideas, succulently and clearly to customers.
  • Numerate and comfortable with discussing pricing and financial data with customers.
  • Demonstrable experience with working independently and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to identify and adjust accordingly your communication/presentation style to reflect the requirements of the recipient.
  • Have a client-centric attitude, where the customer comes first.
  • Bright, charismatic, positive, proactive and committed, with a strong work ethic and high levels of energy and honesty.
  • Have strong commercial contract experience and first-class negotiation skills
  • An ambitious and enthusiastic self-starter.

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