Water Treatment Chemical Business Development Manager

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£45k - £55k Annual
Our client is a leading player in the Water Treatment Industry that provides chemical treatment programmes for treatment of boilers, cooling systems, effluent and influent water and water reuse programs. The company are now recruiting for a Business Development Manager (Water Treatment Chemicals) to join the Chemical team. The group has operations all around the world and provides tailored solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers.

This is a field-based role covering the East Midlands Region of the UK. The company are flexible on where you live as long as you are happy to travel and have good links to the motorways.

As a Business Development Manager, you will be selling water treatment chemical solutions and services to prospects within the East Midlands Region of the UK Industrial market.

Your drive and enthusiasm will deliver new business growth in defined areas, offering insight data to customers to engage them in our products and services.

In this challenging and variable role, you will plan daily sales activities, marketing initiatives and update the company's CRM system. Building and maintaining strong internal & external customer relationships.

Key responsibilities would include:

Ensuring sufficient sales activity, territory coverage and future prospect development to achieve individual set financial targets

Working closely with the marketing teams, developing growth targets and appropriate activities. Tracking, monitoring and measuring marketing and promotional activities

Understanding customer needs, presenting solutions and creation of proposals, with the delivery of added value to the customer central to the offering

Maintaining good knowledge of competitor strategy and activity to identify new areas of business growth; offering insight data to support negotiation and overcome objections

Providing excellent service to the customer ensuring they are kept up to date with all progress

Provide a strong after sales support service to the customer to ensure longevity of the relationship

Attend trade shows and/or industry conferences to network, be a guest speaker or promote the business


Due to the technical nature of selling water treatment chemical solutions, you will have a Science, Environmental or Engineering Degree or be qualified by experience.

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Strong presentation skills, able to engage people in the technologies, products and services

Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and the wider business

Maintains direction and focus through proactive planning and organised approaches to work

Passionate about customer service with the ability to listen to customer needs and offer solutions

Actively seeks innovative ways to improve processes, products, and customer experience

Ability to successfully negotiate and close a deal

Demonstrates strategic thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit

Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice

Competent computer literacy

Knowledge of and ability to use CRM tools such as Salesforce

In return, the company offer:

Competitive salary

Company car

Commission Scheme

Private Medical Insurance

25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays

Life Assurance

Pension Scheme

Reference: 210199195

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