Business Development Manager (Renewable Energy)

Up to £57,000 + superb benefits
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager (Renewable Energy)

Are you a target driven Business Development Manager with a strong track record within the renewable energy industry, having a particular focus on Waste to Energy, Biomass, Energy Storage and strategic OEMs? If so, read on if you would welcome the opportunity to utilise your expertise working autonomously whilst being part of a team of experienced professionals, thinkers and self-starters who 'See, Know, Act'. And above all, are willing to go the extra mile for customers!

Yokogawa's global network of 114 companies spans 59 countries. Founded in 1915, the US$3.7 billion company engages in cutting-edge research and innovation. Yokogawa is active in the industrial automation and control (IA), test and measurement, and aviation and other businesses segments. The IA segment plays a vital role in a wide range of industries including oil, chemicals, natural gas, power, iron and steel, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, and food. Yokogawa has a wealth of experience in every part of the Industrial Automation Industry, providing solutions that enhance safety, ensure accurate and reliable operation, and increase plant efficiency. Continuous improvement is a key principle at Yokogawa and the business goal is for sustainable growth, satisfied customers and personal development of employees.

Reporting to the European Functional Director (Systems Sales), your mission as a Renewable Energy Business Development Manager will be to drive and support local Yokogawa sales teams by initiating, identifying, developing and defining pan-European business opportunities to build market position and increase sales. Your duties will include although not be limited to;

- Planning marketing activities, forecasting sales, plan in time, and reporting on progress
- Setting pricing strategy and defining sales channels
- Undertaking competitor analysis/comparisons, identifying addressable market size and Yokogawa market share
- Identifying new products, applications, solutions and/or services for existing and/or new markets
- Identifying customer needs
- Analysing and planning innovative sales strategies
- Presenting solutions to customers
- Carrying our regular contact with customers, affiliates and stakeholders
- Networking at exhibitions, congresses, seminars, and via social media
- Preparing technical and sales training material
- Providing sales support for key customers

To be considered for this Business Development Manager role, you'll have the following experience, qualifications, skills, knowledge and attributes;

- Experience in a similar role within the Renewable Energy industry
- Minimum bachelors qualification in any of the following subjects; Renewable Energy Systems, Automation and Control Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
- Proven ability to increase market share through innovative selling strategy
- Understanding of ISO 9001 and Health and Safety at Work Act
- Develop a team atmosphere through hard work, calmness, tolerance and consistency to fulfil work projects with honesty and integrity.
- Confident communicator with a professional manner, and the ability to absorb and impart factual information to others and work within standard operating procedures
- A positive self-starter with drive to achieve results in a friendly manner, but at the same time maintain quality and standards
- Willing to learn and expand skills knowledge
- Full UK driving licence

In return;

Salary: £50,000 - £57,000, level dependent on experience.

Attractive Benefits: Company car, pension with company contribution up to 12.5% dependent upon criteria, private medical insurance and healthcare scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with increments based on length of service.

Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5:00pm, Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Flexibility will be required to meet customer and business needs.

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Field based visiting customers across the UK and Europe to support pan-European project opportunities. Attending meetings at the Yokogawa Runcorn office as required.

This Business Development Manager vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Yokogawa. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Yokogawa, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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