Sales/Business Development Manager

5 days left

Proactive Personnel
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a well established security company and are looking to recruit an experienced sales/business development manager. The successful candidate will have proven success within the manned guarding sector with experience in high end retail and corporate sector.

The role is predominately London based but may require nationwide travel for contracts on occasion.

Responsibilities: (Sales / Business Development Manager)

  • 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

  • Ensure full understanding of any changes and development in legislation and working practices that may affect the company’s operations and/or present new opportunities

  • Maintain the highest standards of presentation, personal integrity and customer support

  • Provide statistics and reports as required

  • Information gathering and market scanning

  • Development of marketing material within budget

Experience: (Sales / Business Development Manager)

  • Significant 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 selling soft services and FM would be an advantage, especially within Shopping Centres and Luxury Retail

  • 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


Basic Salary + Commission, Car/Car Allowance, 20 days’ annual leave plus bank holiday

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