Business Development Manager

East Anglia, England / England
full Benefits package
04 Apr 2019
04 May 2019
Nicola Hurd
Job Function
Business development, Sales
Contract Type
Full Time



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£Basic Salary relevant to experience, quality and potential + full Benefits package + Relocation Assistance if required

Our client is a leading of bespoke flexible packaging solutions supplier for the presentation, protection and extended shelf life of a whole range of ambient, chilled & frozen convenience foods, snacks and confectionery.

Currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to build on their strong market position by focusing on growth within their international and domestic markets. Within 3 years you will be managing a significant portfolio of customers.

You MUST have a proven track record of flexible packaging experience for food and ideally via a conversion /packaging manufacturing / lamination / material sciences background.

Our client also prefers Candidates live within 1 hour commute of office or can relocate (relocation assistance available for the right candidate). This role will involve occasional international travel with some periods away from home.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Managing and developing an existing portfolio of domestic and international customers to generate additional gross profit streams.
  • Identifying new customers within UK and international markets to generate additional gross profit through sale of existing and new flexible packaging products.
  • Screening potential business deals by analysing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities
  • Closing new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations and manages risk.
  • Ownership and responsibility of a sales order from brief, through manufacture, shipping, and delivery to final payment.
  • Establishing optimum route to market for products and in conjunction with the team developing a capable, reliable, ethical and innovative supply base.
  • Identifying innovation and trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements; tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments.

Required Skills:

  • Prospecting & Closing Skills (Selling to Customer Needs / Ability to Influence)
  • Sales Planning
  • Territory Management
  • Market Knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Financially Astute
  • IT literacy
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Mathematical and analytical skills

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