Business Development Manager

Hales Group Ltd (Lowestoft)
£25k per year + + car + bonus
04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunity to work for an award winning, driven and motivated company - Lowestoft based - extensive UK travel

We are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of our fantastic client in Lowestoft who, due to an expanding team are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to support and drive the business growth. The role will require you to:

- Pro-actively source, build and manage strategic relationships across the UK
- Represent the company acting as an ambassador
- Work with new and existing suppliers in order to seek and secure product growth
- Work alongside other business units within the company to identify new opportunities
- Ensure information/data required for website etc is accurate
- Make pricing recommendations to new suppliers (based on benchmarking and competitive analysis)
- Alongside the Head of Business Development, review account profitability
- Work closely with suppliers to communicate promotional opportunities

Successful applicants will need to have the following:

- Proven background in supplier liaison/management (face to face and telephone)
- Sound commercial acumen
- Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Outlook
- Excellent verbal and written skills
- Experience of dealing with 'high value' suppliers
- Strong presentations skills - knowledge of MS PowerPoint

Additionally you will need to be:

- Commercially astute and able to interpret financial data
- Able to independently hold and manage regular high level commercial meetings
- Able to work efficiently and effectively to tight deadlines.
- Able to travel nationally

Salary: £25k + bonus + a fully expensed company car

Please note - extensive UK travel is required within this role alongside overnight stays therefore a full, clean, UK driving licence is an essential element of the role.