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Business Development Manager

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Posted on Jun 18, 2021 by CV-Library

Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Sales
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial. These are our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Business Development Manager opportunity.

How will you support us?

As a Business Development Manager you will assist the Business Unit in the management, growth and acquisition of Key Accounts and to ensure that any lapsed or dormant accounts are re-activated; working with all functions to develop and leverage the scale of the Business Unit.

Typical tasks you can expect include;

Find and develop key new business via lead sourcing, lead follow ups, and general customer interaction.
Support key customers with the on-boarding of their new account, ensuring that they start and continue to spend.
Work with the branch teams on agreeing and setting terms of trade for all key accounts
Target large dormant & lapsed accounts to reactivate them
Develop trust relationships with a portfolio of key customers to maintain and improve profitability
Simplify the customer experience by ensuring close management of all owned accounts
Acquire a thorough understanding of key customer needs and requirements, expanding relationships by continuously proposing solutions that meet the customer's needs

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

To be suitable for the Business Development Manager role you will have:

Experience within a similar type role
Financial and commercial awareness
Sales planning
Customer relationship management
Excellent influencing and negotiation skills

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first - the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Jewson this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Do you want to make the world a better home?

Our purpose at Saint-Gobain is to Make the world a better home. Our purpose sets the course for our common future. Together with and for our customers, we design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone's life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet. If you want to join a company that cares about making the world a better home - then please apply, we would love to hear from you!

Our purpose is focussed on the future and guides our actions to unleash both individual and collectives efforts to make sure everyone can live in a better world. It calls on us to innovate openly with the goal of better uniting humanity and nature for the common good. Our purpose is also based on strong values that guide us. We carry out our business in compliance with our Principles of Conduct and Action and the humanist values that are permeate our culture - listening, dialog, care, trust and respect for difference, all of which are central to our commitment to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place.

Are Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We're working hard to be, and we're keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We believe that working in a diverse business can be more enjoyable, teams can be more innovative, and make better decisions. We already employ many fantastic people from diverse backgrounds, but we still want to do more.

So, we are on a mission to make Saint-Gobain inclusive and accessible to all, with role models for you to look up to and learn from, no matter who you are!

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you


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