Business Development Manager
The Company: This is an excellent opportunity for a target driven business development professional ideally with previous experience and proven success within the Security Manned Guarding sector, although my client is open to candidates that come from different sectors, providing they are highly motivated and diligent individuals looking to establish a winning reputation within a rapidly growing and respected company. The role is based in Exeter and the South West (80%) but will include UK wide travel and contracts on occasion. Responsibilities - Responsible for generating new leads, developing client relationships and the subsequent preparation and delivery of both pre-qualification and tender documents - Meeting agreed sales targets, exploring opportunities for new business in defined market sectors and negotiating contracts on behalf of the Company with maximum possible margins - Identify and explore opportunities in existing business through introductions from existing Regional Management - Undertake re-tender activity for existing business as required including preparation of tender documentation in conjunction with operational team - Liaise with the operations team in the co-ordination of contract bids including specification development and pricing - Provide support in the development of the sales database and maintain data accurately - Provide market intelligence where possible and monitor competitor activity, in defined market sectors Experience and skills: - It would be advantage to have experience of new business development within Security Sector and must include corporate/retail sites, likely to have been gained as part of a wider FM organisation - Experience of developing cost proposals and writing tender documents - Experience of presenting at tender presentations - Proven track record of selling and achieving a sales target - Networking and Presentations To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.