Business Development Manager - Automotive Sector
Business Development Manager - Automotive industry experience needed Location: Scunthorpe Salary: Competitive depending upon experience, plus monthly bonus, car / car allowance and pension after qualifying period This company is a leading steel stockholding business employing 1100 employees across 25 locations in the UK with their own distribution fleet. With 43 companies within the group, their extensive steel processing facilities are world-class and their expertise and advanced specialist skills have ensured the outstanding success of a diverse range of high-profile projects around the globe. Their Tubes Division is well-established and has grown considerably since its inception in 1992. Their range of precision ERW tube is unrivalled with over 1000 tonnes available for immediate delivery nationwide and their leading-edge facilities and equipment enable us to provide value-added services. Due to significant growth they are now looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to join them as their expert within the automotive sector. The primary role of the Business Development Manager is to achieve an annual gross profit target from customers specifically within the automotive sector. Your focus will be generating revenue through the sale of the ERW precision tubes, promoted through customer visits, phone and email. This is an external role, however, they envisage the successful candidate spending 3 days out developing business and relationships and 2 days in the office in Scunthorpe. Working closely with the Branch Manager, you will develop a sales strategy to target the automotive sector, increasing sales potential, whilst maximising use of the companies AS400 computer system to record all customer information and activity. In addition, you will be supported by internal Business Development Executives who will manage the day to day relationships, produce quotes etc allowing you to focus on your key responsibilities which include bringing fresh ideas to the company, ensuring market trends are defined by customers, suppliers and competitor activity. Develop robust sales plans and seek secure profitable market share and growth whilst ensuring sales plans reflect the need to maximise stock levels The Candidate: The successful candidate will possess excellent Business Development skills and capability with a proven track record in winning new customers and developing existing accounts within the automotive sector. The ability to develop credibility with both customers and internal colleagues is paramount. Strong planning and organisational skills are also required for this role, as well as being committed to working in a team orientated environment. If this sounds like you and you have experience in the automotive sector, along with the desire to progress your career then you are highly encouraged to apply today. We provide a competitive salary with excellent progression opportunities associated with a large, well respected business.