Business Development Manager

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Reference: BBBH1446_1600253823
Contact Name: Guy Allen

Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are looking for a Business Development Manager

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Hours of work: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Salary: up to £50,000 depending on experience + performance based bonus

You will be primarily responsible for increasing sales and delivery business growth predominantly through new client acquisition. You will be required to identify and secure new business across a range of sectors including defence, aerospace, automotive and energy.


  • Execute on business sales strategy to achieve growth targets, and prepare sales reports demonstrating pipeline of opportunities through company CRM tools
  • Identify new sales opportunities on an international scale to grow business in multiple sectors
  • Managing and retaining relationships with existing clients, while building client base
  • Identify new product development opportunities for composite solutions in new market sectors
  • Attend and present at industry conferences, exhibitions, and events
  • Identify and research new market sectors with profitable income streams
  • Create contacts up to the highest level of decision making, working from new leads through different levels of an organisation's hierarchy
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Writing effective business proposals: lead the proposal development, submission, negotiation and closing process

PERSON SPECIFICATION - The following personal attributes would be an asset:

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years B2B sales experience, preferably in manufacturing/engineering sectors
  • Strong track record of sourcing and generating new business, closing deals and achieving sales targets
  • Experience of working to and exceeding targets
  • Knowledge of composite materials desirable but not essential
  • The ability to self motivate and motivate a team
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Good PC skills. Experienced at using CRM systems
  • Must be eligible to achieve HMG security clearance (British Citizen and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Valid UK driving licence

The successful candidate will need proven relevant experience.

Closing date is 16th October 2020

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