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Business Development Manager


Job Description:

Business Development Manager


  • £55,000 - £70,000
  • 10% bonus
  • Business expensed car or car allowance
  • Fuel card and company credit card
  • Pension 6% employer, health care and life insurance
  • Immediate start available


Territory: UK and Ireland


Your location: Based anywhere in the UK



My client is a leading manufacturer of automation and intralogistics capital solutions where they design and manufacturing large-scale, high-value and capital turnkey engineering solutions throughout the UK.


If you have a passion for new business sales, business growth and driven by selling high-value complex solutions, then I have a great opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join a UK leading automation business where you will be required to grow the business.


This company is offering the successful automation Business Development Manager a structured and bespoke training program with plenty of opportunities to progress.


If you are an experienced Business Development Manager with a track record in selling high-value capital systems, then please contact Ajay Bhella by emailing your CV to [email protected]


The Business Development Manager will perform the following duties:


  • Reporting to the UK Director, you will play an instrumental role in proactive business development for automation system sales
  • Develop customer requirements for automation projects
  • 60% of your time will be spent generating new project wins from existing or known relationships and the remaining 40% targeting brand new customers
  • Projects ranging from £2 million to £100 million systems
  • Selling to Procurement Managers/Directors, Engineers/Managers and Engineering Directors
  • You will take complete ownership of the entire sales process ranging from; business development, obtaining RFQ’s/RFI’s, evaluating enquiries, regular customer visits, technical presentations and fact find around the client’s needs relating to system requirements and budgets
  • Preparation of solution proposal, calculations and presentations
  • You will also be responsible for commercial contract negotiations, managing tender processes, outlining technical milestones and managing the client post-sales
  • A key aspect of this role is to build strategic and strong relationships with customers and to ensure you become fully embedded in their business
  • Networking each customer for future projects and to sell aftersales support services and contracts


The successful Business Development Manager will have a combination of the following:


  • A proven track record in sales or business development – Business Development Manager, Sales Manager or Technical Sales Engineer type background
  • A track record in selling high-value capital engineering solutions is required
  • The ideal applicant will possess a suitable technical qualification however, the experience is preferred
  • A full EU driving licence


The benefits:


  • You will be working for an organisation focused on sustainable growth
  • A structured and defined training plan and career path
  • Autonomy to drive new business sales
  • An excellent remuneration package


How to apply:


Please click “apply” or for further information please email me an up to date copy of your CV to [email protected]


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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    10% bonus + business expensed car or car allowance + fuel card and company credit card + pension 6%

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet