Business Development Manager

  • Job Reference: PDF258
  • Date Posted: 14 April 2021
  • Recruiter: polkadotfrog
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Management and Executive Positions, Public Sector, Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Role: 

What a different and exciting position this is.  You will be joining a young company (3.5 years old) as their second Business Development Manager.  The firm are specialists in Facilities Management and are looking to grow their security offering by bringing on new clients and projects.  The company have an excellent presence in East Anglia, but you will be able to look for new projects on a national basis.  The services you will be developing will be Events Security, Key Handling and Response, Manned Patrols and Guarding of building sites, industrial parks, retail parks and the like.  You will also take over high level management of current clients and look to increase revenue here wherever possible. 

Why should you apply:

This is a new position where the opportunities are endless, this will be a varied position where you will be involved in every area of business development, from research, to gaining appointments to tender writing for large contracts.  This is a forward thinking company with flexible working and a very generous benefits package.  The only way is up for this company and being one of the first Business Development Managers there will be opportunities for you to progress within the company as it grows.  Once a contract is in place you have the support of the dedicated operations team to ensure the customers requitements are filled and satisfied.

What we’re looking for:

You must have a strong business development background for this position.  Although experience in the security field is not essential, you will need to have some experience within the service or facilities management industry.  You will be capable of securing the quick wins as well as working to secure larger contracts with big companies and feel happy in tendering for business and nurturing those relationships.

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