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Business Development Manager - UK Wide

A number of our clients are putting steps in place to prepare for life once it gets back to normal. This client, like many others, has instructed us to keep identifying potential candidates for the following role:  

 

A leading supplier of corrugated packaging with a strong financial backing is looking for a business development expert excited by driving a sustainable packaging agenda and passionate about growing businesses in partnership with customers.

This market leader strongly believes in empowering its people; driving a culture of engagement and continuous improvement to deliver results. Joining this company will give you the opportunity to create, learn and innovate.

This Business Development Manager role will be key in the delivery of our client’s next phase of ambitious profitable growth for sustainable packaging across the UK.

We are looking for candidates with ambition to be the very best for their customers, working in close collaboration. You will engage with the relevant functions within the prospect customers (beyond procurement) to support their needs and to demonstrate how our client’s unique and bespoke products and solutions can create and deliver mutual value. Your main focus will be to sell more, lower cost and reduce risk, and must be able to do this intuitively.

Working closely across the Sales network you will be responsible for exploiting new business opportunities for the UK. Your objective will be to create innovative solutions for target customers in strategic market segments and identify growth opportunity in new markets. 

You will undertake solutions selling: from concept and design stages through to first orders, and will be expected to deliver new added -value business.

Our client is looking for a positive team player to lead in a co-operative and collaborative manner. Most importantly you should have a strong understanding of the customer’s environment and their current and future challenges. 

The desired candidate will have the following...
o Proven track record of new business delivery
o Experience dealing with large blue chip accounts
o Background in marketing and an ability to analyse market trends
o Positive attitude, Professional approach to identifying strategic New Business Opportunities 
o Excellent negotiating skills and a drive to discover new markets
o Be a self-starter who naturally seeks self-development, being highly motivated with the ability to set their own goals and objectives as well as being part of the team
o Computer literate
o Have a flexible, enthusiastic approach and possess excellent communication skills
o Willing and eager to travel to generate new business

The candidate selected for this role will work from home and develop business on a national level. Our client has stressed the importance of finding the right person who can identify opportunities within large blue chip organisations then get themselves in front of the key decision makers within these corporations. 

 

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Business Development Manager - UK Wide

UK Wide
Permanent, Full Time
5 - 10 years of experience
£45k - £65k + 20% bonus + car + benefits

Published on 3 Apr 2020