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Business Development Executive

Location: Sheffield Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Type: Permanent
Contact: Adrienne Kettlewell Job Published: 13 days ago

JOB PURPOSE

The Business Development Executive will take responsibility for the development of new opportunities/sales in the Transport and Energy Sectors.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the main responsibilities of the Business Development Executive include:

* Prepare and implement strategic plan for the sector with a 3 year forward plan of sales.

* Identify new business opportunities - including growth areas, trends, customers, products and services.

* Identify competition and their USP.

* Seek out and make contact with appropriate people within our target customer base.

* Generate leads and cold call prospective customers - Report back results to the business.

* Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone

* Interpret the needs/problems of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a solution.

* Have a solid understanding of the businesses' products or services.

* Work closely with Bid Development Managers to produce technically and commercially compliant bids to a very high quality.

* Nurture Customer relationship from initial enquiry through to delivery to stimulate repeat business.

* Discuss and direct promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department.

* Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICIATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

* Proven experience in a similar role

* Experience of Electrical design or Sales of LV & MV switchgear into the Transport and Energy sectors. Essential experience in Rail with desirable experience in Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Ports.

* Experience of Switchgear OEMs.

* Proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft Office and Autocad Electrical / Mechanical

* High attention to detail with strong organisational skills

* Self-motivated target driven person

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS, EXPEREINCE AND KNOWLEDGE

* Desirable to be qualified to HNC/D Level in Electrical Engineering or similar but not essential.

* Experience of working in a highly regulated environment.

* Desirable to hold a PTS card but not essential.

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