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Business Development Manager South

  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: Competitive Salary + car/car allowance. Bonus. Pension. Healthcare etc per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

Business Development Manager South

Automotive Sector - Commercial and Passenger vehicles.

Ideal location: M4 Corridor, Oxfordshire, Berkshire

Territory: Southern Counties

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to support business expansion for a leading supplier of retrofit exhaust systems, DPF cleaning and aftermarket spare parts for the commercial and passenger vehicle industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:

- Customer account management with a strong emphasis on increasing turnover with existing relationships.

- Execute a strategy to capture future and new business by identifying leads whilst being aligned to the company's vision.

- Exploring opportunity for new product offerings to market.

- Actively present in the field visiting customers and attending meetings.

- Responsible for organising customer visit plan's, documenting visit reports, and presenting customer performance to the Sales Director.

- Be able to confidently perform sales presentations and technical training to a tailored audience, demonstrating our products and services.

- Monitor and analyse sales activities and takes appropriate actions to meet geographical sales targets.

- Proactive account planning and understanding key focus and priorities.

- Pipework planning and working closely with departments to secure sales trajectories.

- Using initiative to offer solutions for both the customer and the needs of the business.

- Representing the company by attending trade shows and exhibitions.

- Responsible for the growth of marketing promotions/proposals on visits which has been implemented by the Sales Director.

- Ensuring strategic partnerships are in place with local authorities so that our product offering is suited to the latest technology innovations.

- Other duties and general administration may be required from time to time as requested by the Directors or other colleagues.

Essential Requirements:

- Experience working within the Automotive industry, in particular Bus/Truck sector.

- Basic technical understanding of vehicle applications.

- Strong communication and negotiations skills, both verbal and written.

- Decision making skills in a fast-paced environment.

- Exceptional relationship building ability.

- Ability to liaise at all levels clearly with technical detail both verbal and written.

- Efficient in both MS Excel and MS PowerPoint applications.

- Valid UK driving license with the ability to travel within the UK

Desirable Requirements:

- Worked ideally for an aftermarket parts manufacturer and understands the R & D involved via a product life cycle.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.