Business Development Manager

Norse CS
Norwich, Norfolk
£35000 - £40000/annum circa, plus bonus
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A dominant force in East Anglia, Norse’s catering division is a dynamic and fast-paced service which has carved an outstanding reputation in schools, healthcare facilities and other local businesses across the region.

Due to the success of our service, we have created an exciting new opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our team to support this rapid growth within the region. The post holder will be ambitious, a passionate ‘foodie’ who has the commercial acumen to develop relationships with all internal and external stakeholders, leading to retention of existing business and generating opportunities for further business growth.

Our successful candidate will possess inspirational leadership qualities that can motivate the business to assist in meeting commercial growth aims. You will have proven Business Development skills with experience of developing catering business functions and will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of public sector service delivery. It is crucial you show us you are capable of meeting the responsibilities of the role and that you are able to ‘hit the ground running’ in this energetic, thriving division of Norse.

Person Specification

• Highly motivated, tenacious and committed
• Strong networking skills
• Articulate and confident presenter
• Team player - collaborative with dedication and commitment to any job given to you
• Excellent communication skills, able to influence and overcome objections
• Comfortable talking with decision makers of all levels of seniority
• Able to display a logical thought process
• Mobile and IT literate including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
• Flexible approach to work and travelling – a valid driving licence is essential