Business Development Manager

Manesis Search & Selection Ltd
£45k - £55k pa + Excellent Benefits
07 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager

UK & Europe

Road and Rail OEM

Basic £45k - £55k package, Executive level car, 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare.

A independent leading British manufacturer of specialist leathers which are produced for a wide range of diverse global markets including including fashion, automotive, furniture, marine, rail, aerospace and automotive.

The Role

This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated and results-driven professional to join a significant global player with a record of growth and profit; reflecting a company providing continual investment in its products, customers and people.

Develop and implement a business development strategy to achieve the sales and profit targets and long term business success.

Identify and develop Rail and Automotive market sector opportunities for product applications across the UK and Europe.

Generate sales enquiries through effective relationship building and gathering information from new business opportunities

Identifying opportunities, winning and signing new business deals and developing new business relationships.

Communicate the company's value add market proposition; accurately interpreting client needs; proposing su itable solutions and closing deals.

Preparation of high quality presentations and proposals for submission to clients in support of new business pitches and bid opportunities.

The Candidate

Demonstrated success at identifying and qualifying opportunities, setting appointments, pipeline building, negotiation, and closing sales to grow new business.Demonstrated success at identifying and qualifying opportunities, managing, sales related activities ideally with Distributors / end users / specifiers and system manufacturers in Rail or Automotive OEM markets.

An individual with expereince of seating within bus, coach and rail would have a distinct advantage.

Knowledge of genuine leather products would also be desirable.

A fast moving self-starter; able to define own priorities and deliver projects working autonomously.

Ability to build trusted working relationships at various levels within a client's organisation.

Bright, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial, with a positive can-do attitude and a real desire to succeed.

Able to demonstrate persuasive and influential negotiation techniques in a customer-facing environment.

The successful applicant will be self confident and demonstrate excellent face-to-face communication skills.

A commercial approach with a clear focus on standards and quality.

Excellent personal presentation.

A result orientated and target driven personality who has the credibility to relate to customers on a technical level.

German or other European language skills would be advantageous.

Excellent career and development opportunities exist for those wishing to grow and develop within the organisation. If you are looking for an opportunity to develop your career in a major organisation, please email Charles Rabone at

Manesis Search and Selection are a specialist recruitment consultancy based in the Midlands. Our consultants have a Sales, Marketing or General Management background having worked in Industry for both International organisations and SME's. We are business people first and recruiters second as a result we are in a unique position to understand our clients' business needs and ensure we only shortlist fully qualified candidates. We are proud of more than 20 years successful sales recruitment experience within the Building , Construction & Industrial products sector

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