Business Development Coordinator

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
Basildon, UK
18 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
Our client is seeking a Business Development Coordinator to develop a consistent cross-departmental approach to business development activities and to ensure that all required support is available and current. The successful candidate will be required to track and analyse Order Intake and Sales Turnover as well as forecasting and planning activities, processing of Purchase Orders, quality control of sales in order to support a smooth project start. Please note this position is for a Fixed Term period of 12 months due to Maternity Cover, but could potentially be extended to 18 months (this role pays a PAYE salary).

Benefits to you:
- Flexi time
- Pension scheme
- Private healthcare
- Life Assurance scheme
- Income Protection Insurance
- Cycle Scheme
- Special leave to support key events in your work-life balance

Daily Responsibilities:
Ensure aligned and consistent approach across the business development team
*Preparation and maintenance of presentation material
*Maintain and coordinate business intelligence within internal systems
*Support quotation development
*Collaborating on strategy development and implementation
*Tracking of order intake and analysis for both UK market and client PTE UK
*Tracking of turnover and analysis for both UK market and client PTE UK
*Support monthly, quarterly and yearly forecasting
*Support of reporting to management
*Assess previous and current market and customer trends
*Check, revise and restructure calculations to support efficient project execution and invoicing requirements
*Support update of the project status together with the PjM (dates, cost & project progress)
*Set-up proCalc projects, gain sign off by KAM and PM's
*Calculate internal PO's to support transfer of part project to affiliate
*Liaise with finance department during project set-up to ensure seamless transition from project acquisition to project execution
*Liaise with other departments within the company as well as other affiliates

Essential Requirements:
*Extensive knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint essential)
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Ability to work to monthly deadlines with great attention to detail
*Proven organisational skills for workshops, events & meetings
*Understanding of typical sales approach and the business intelligence normally required to support
*Ability to prepare presentations for internal and external purposes
*Appreciation of future challenges faced by customers and ability to identify how client can support customers to solve future challenges
*Planning, prioritising and coordinating workload independently with minimal guidance

Desirable Requirements:
*Knowledge of proCalc
*Previous experience of engineering projects in the automotive industry
*Knowledge of client's product and service offerings and the types of projects undertaken by client
*Experience with sales tools and software, for example, SharePoint

The Company:
Our client is a worldwide market-leader in advanced powertrain systems, focusing on future technologies including electric and hybrid systems.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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