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Head of Business Development

Head of Business Development

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We are looking for a proven Head of New Business to join our client, an award-wining, HR Software provider based in the heart of Manchester, providing people solutions to over 50,000 clients worldwide.

This is a crucial and a brand-new role, for an individual who can motivate, manage, and mentor a team of Business Development Managers. Since establishing themselves in 2015, our client have grown from strength to strength, and are now looking for a Head of New Business to deliver high level sales support, motivation, and team management whilst they enter their next growth phrase.

Working Hours:

Monday – Friday between 8am – 8pm and requirement to work 1 in 4 Saturdays.

The Head of New Business will be responsible for:

  • Tenured team of 21 Business Development Managers and 1 BDM manager
  • Develop optimisation and business strategies to achieve revenue targets.
  • Manage targets against the yearly plan
  • Build relationships and take control of high-value clients when needed.
  • Give tailored and individual coaching to your BDM working with Sales Enablement
  • Work closely with Marketing and MI to ensure all campaigns and data are managed
  • Keep the office happy, hardworking, and motivated.
  • To introduce fresh incentives to motivate and drive the team.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Ability to build, manage and drive sales performance in a targeted, entrepreneurial business.
  • Hands-on, resilient leader, who lead from the front
  • A proven track record in B2B Telesales management
  • The confident and forward-thinking sales approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to influence and liaise with all levels up to Directors.
  • A motivational and inspiring leader
  • 3 Years’ experience in the previous role
  • Communicate with senior stakeholders
  • As Head of a New Business, you will need to be a relationship builder who can work with all people, start, and maintain healthy business relationships.
  • You must be organised and punctual to manage your day-to-day tasks to a high standard.
  • You will need the ability to quickly attain an understanding of your all teams members needs and how you can help them flourish.
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • You will be within a commutable distance to the office in Manchester – 5 days a week.


Job Overview
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Offered Salary
GBP50,000 - 60,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Manchester, Lancashire
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