BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Responsible for selling an extensive range of electrical connectors and associated products to the military and industrial electronic equipment industries.

DUTIES:

  • To maximise the sale of the Company’s interconnection products on a profitable basis.
  • Identifying new business opportunities in existing and new markets.
  • To build and maintain long-term relationships with existing and new customers/suppliers/manufacturers.
  • Conduct customer visits to promote the products/services available from the Company and to identify potential new applications.
  • To participate in product-specific marketing campaigns where necessary in order to support the Company’s marketing policy.
  • To support all related design, marketing and pricing functions of the Company.
  • Liaise with internal departments regarding price/delivery issues.
  • Provide timely and accurate management information where necessary.
  • To work effectively with existing Company policies and procedures.
  • To undertake ad-hoc projects within functional responsibility in order to meet the needs of the business.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURS

  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge of connectors and their applications within the military and industrial electronic equipment industries.
  • A proven track record of success in increasing sales of technical-related products, ideally connector-related.
  • Educated to HNC/D level (or equivalent) in an electro/mechanical discipline preferred.
  • Familiarity with working in a BS EN 9001 and EN 9120 acredited business environment.
  • Good personal representation and well-developed presentation skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical data.
  • Proficient in the use of IT.
  • The ability to effectively plan and co-ordinate customer visits and present itineraries internally.
  • Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined and able to work without supervision.
  • An effective communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Well-developed negotiation skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable in approach.
  • Holder of a full, clean UK driving licence essential and be prepared to drive reasonable distances.
  • Able and willing to stay away from home in the UK and abroad, as required to meet the needs of the business.
  • Willingness to participate in trade shows and exhibitions.
  • Holder of a full passport and be able to undertake business related air travel if required.
  • Must possess the potential to grow and develop with the business.


Location - North of England, ideally above Birmingham (from time-to-time, there will be a requirement to attend the main business location in Slinfold, Horsham, West Sussex).

Competitive salary + bonus + pension + car allowance

To apply, please forward CV to [email protected]