Business Development Manager - Apprenticeships

Babington Business College Ltd
Milton Keynes
£26000/annum Plus £3k car allowance plus bonus
18 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our commercial division are looking to expand their team by recruiting an experienced Business Development Manager to cover the Milton Keynes. Ideally from a training sector background, the ideal candidate will have proven experience of client and learner engagement within the SME and corporate business sectors.

Main Responsibilities
Identify, develop and on-board new business (client acquisition)
Secure and account manage existing customer accounts, building the platform for long term client relationships via demand and establishing the Babington brand
Clear ownership of a monthly sales target, including commercial review and contributions.
Develop and maintain own individual sales plan
Maintain and update Sales CRM system.
Generate a new business pipeline from warm and cold leads, assisting in the development of an on-going client acquisition strategy through tools such as databases and networking.
Accurately completing own enrolments, including start paperwork, initial assessments and health & safety. .
Liaise with key colleagues (Operations, Marketing, Recruitment Team) to maximise effective client launches and ensure opportunities to up-sell and cross-sell.
Evaluate the market landscape (including competitor’s strengths and weaknesses) and then scope out opportunities within operating region
Develop propositions and presentations for clients
Contribute to overall Babington Group business activity including exhibitions and third party events

In return we are offering a competitive salary and bonus scheme and other company benefits.

The post holder must maintain the confidentiality of information about clients, staff and other Babington Group stakeholders. Some work is of a confidential nature and information gained must not be communicated to other persons except in the recognised course of duty. The post holder must meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act at all times.

Health & Safety
Employees must comply with the provisions of the ‘The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974’ and must take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions whilst at work. Employees are also required to co-operate with their employer to enable them to perform or comply with any statutory provisions. The Groups efforts to promote a safe and healthy working environment can only succeed with the full cooperation of its employees.

Equality & Diversity and Prevent
The Babington Group has an Equality and Diversity and Prevent Policy and it is the responsibility of all staff to comply with this. The key responsibilities for staff under these Polices are set out in the Babington Way.

This job description is intended to provide a broad outline of the main duties and responsibilities only. The post holder will need to be flexible in developing the role in conjunction with their line manager. The post holder may be asked to carry out any other reasonably and lawful duty or instruction.

Disclosure Barring Service
It is a requirement that all Babington Group employees are subject to DBS checks. This is a condition of employment with the Babington Group