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Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

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Are you interested in working for one of the UK’s largest suppliers of construction products?

If so, this exciting business development position might be exactly what you’ve been looking for

Our Client is a renowned supplier of high-quality products within a competitive range of construction consumables for main contractors and a wide range of sub-contractors.

With its mission to build a sustainable future for the construction industry and its focus on delivering a first-class service to its customers, the company has established itself as one of the UK’s leading construction product distribution businesses and continues to go from strength to strength in the specialist markets it serves.

Their ethos is that the best solutions are found by the best teams, which is why they continuously invest in their people to develop and improve their skills and expertise and help them achieve their professional goals.

They recruit people who have a genuine interest in their customers, take pride in their work and enjoy finding solutions to customer’s challenges.

They are now looking to appoint an External Business Development Manager to join their successful Team in the South West region.

The Role:

This role requires a professional sales manner and the ability to maintain and grow an existing customer base as well as identifying and generating new business opportunities across the Devon and Cornwall regions.

Some of the duties involve:

  • Managing existing customer accounts as well as validating sales leads throughout your area
  • Open new accounts and growing existing accounts- Targeting primarily contractors, specialist Sub-Contractors and house builders
  • Introduce key initiative products
  • Delivering excellent customer service and communication

The Candidate

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to enjoy working within a fast-paced sales environment where professionalism and a high level of customer service are key to success.

As you will be taking an active role as a member of the sales team, you will need to have a flair for sales and enjoy working to targets and meeting sales goals.

Experience in the construction industry either in merchanting or distribution is advantageous along with the ability to work autonomously as well as working as part of a team.

Other skills required include:

  • Knowledge and experience of the merchanting or construction products distribution sector
  • Excellent communication skills and organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work using your own initiative within a demanding, target-driven environment.
  • A clean driving licence

This role offers the successful candidate excellent career progression opportunities along with continued training and professional development opportunities.

In return, they offer:

• Highly Competitive salary with annual pay award and excellent bonus scheme

• 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays. Company closed during Christmas period

• A great pension, with group parent company contributing up to 7.5% and up to 4x life insurance

• Money saving with retail discounts via colleague porta

• Cycle to Work scheme

• Share Incentive Scheme

Location: South West

Job Overview
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Offered Salary
GBP40,000 - 50,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Plymouth, Devon
Job Type