Business Development Manager

Portakabin Ltd
Highbridge, Somerset
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join the team at our Bridgwater Hire Centre. If you have a successful record of face to face sales in a B2B environment then this could be the job for you. This is a field-based role covering our Bournemouth catchment area, with some home-working and some time working alongside the commercial team at the Bridgwater office.

As a Business Development Manager you will develop and promote the Company’s hire business, to include our full range of products and services, ensuring the Division’s Customer Charter is followed.

The role is target driven and the key focus is on order winning activity.

About Us

Portakabin Group is Europe's market-leading modular building innovator, employing more than 1,600 colleagues across seven countries with a turnover of £224m.

Producing some of the most advanced building systems available, Portakabin buildings are available to purchase through a national UK sales network and for hire through 50 local hire centres throughout the UK.

The Group has the capabilities to deliver building solutions for almost any application – from a single classroom to a multi-storey office complex, contractors’ site accommodation and complete hospital facilities.

About You

We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated and resilient, and has the confidence and ability to generate their own sales leads through structured business development.

The following skills and qualifications are essential for this position:

  • Business to business sales experience (face to face).
  • Experience of carrying out a business development campaign/cold calling.
  • IT Literate.
  • Good level of numeracy/literacy.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience in Managing Others.
  • Technical sales experience.
  • Knowledge of SAP system/Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
  • Educated to A-Level standard.
  • 5 GCSE’s Grades A-C, including Maths and English or equivalent.

About the Role

Responsibilities include however not limited to:

  • Generate orders by attending Customer sites.
  • Achieve hire orders and other KPI targets.
  • Carry out structured business development, generating fresh initiatives to heighten local awareness and maximise conversion of direct enquiries.
  • To maximise added value for every opportunity through promoting the full range of Building Services.
  • Work with the Hire Co-ordinator as part of the Hire & Service / Visitor Centre team, in order to ensure they play a pivotal role towards the achievement of the Hire & Service / Visitor Centre objectives and KPIs, giving advice and support where appropriate.

The salary for this position is in the region of £26,000 to £31,000 per annum, plus commission, dependent on skills and experience.

We offer a wide range of other benefits covering health and wellbeing, discounted cycles and shopping vouchers. Full time employees can also buy up to 5 days holiday to complement the basic entitlement of 24 days (part-time pro-rated).

Additional Information

Please note that once you click Apply Now you will be directed back to the Portakabin site where you will be asked to confirm your contact details before your application is complete.

If you're interested in this position please apply as soon as possible, if we receive a high number of applications we may end this advert early.