Business Development Manager - Scotland


Business Development Manager - Scotland: Job Summary

Reference Location Sector Contract Type Posted
Business Development Manager - Scotland Scotland Sales & Customer Support Permanent 23/01/2020

As part of our pre-contracts team, the BDM will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and managing the process, as well as managing relationships with existing and potential clients.

This is a permanent, full time position.

What the role involves : 

  • Management and retention of Sigmat's client portfolio
  • Manage the full end-to-end process with our customers
  • Drive service performance and enhance margins
  • Liaising with Operational Management to recommend workable new initiatives
  • Analyse and implement change through our business and our customers' business
  • Drive margin improvement through strong commercial acumen
  • Actively network by attending the appropriate industry events, conferences and being our public figure head at key events and on social media platforms
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post

What we are looking for :

  • Previous experience in an account management role is essential
  • Experience in the steel industry would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience of operational cost, commercial profitability and P&L
  • Ability to work under own initiative, self-motivated, often working some unsociable hours, which will include travel
  • Ability to up sell and cross sell
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Relationship building skills
  • Experience of procurement and tender processes
  • Must be articulate and comfortable dealing with people at all levels

What we are offering : 

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday off 
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans 
  • Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment
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