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Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager role :

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading manufacturer and supplier of uniforms to the workplace. Established in 1979, Our client has built its reputation in the hospitality and catering sector, into which it supplies most of the major UK brands with their uniform requirement. Using their uniform management competencies built up over 40 years, there is considerable opportunity to work within other sectors.

With ambitious growth plans to be achieved, we seek an exceptional individual who can hit the ground running and join us on our journey. Its expected that applicants will be presently working in a similar environment with considerable uniform development experience and contacts predominantly within FM, Care, Hospitality, Catering, Restaurants, Hotels or any other similar industry categories. The position will be mainly home based, with a requirement to visit our head office in South Manchester weekly.

Key Skills Required:

- At least five years of experience in managed uniform system sales and contract management
- Clothing industry experience with some technical knowledge of garments
- Ability to work from conceptual enquiries and translate the requirement into viable product design
- Strong sales and negotiation skills with a proven track record of achievement
- An ability to identify and develop new business leads through you network, research, cold calling and prospecting
- Excellent Interpersonal skills, self-motivated, results driven, well organised and able to work independently as well as being part of a small team
- Understanding customer product range and stock availability
- Operate as the point of contact for assigned customers
- Develop and maintain long-term relationships with accounts
- Assist with stock management for designated clients to ensure timely delivery from suppliers and to customers
- Make sure customers receive requested products and services in a timely manner
- Forecasting and tracking client metrics
- Manage projects within client relationships, working to carry out client goals
- Ability to communicate clients needs with staff
- Ability to manage multiple projects and relationships simultaneously
- Time Management skills
- Microsoft Office proficient
- Sage 200 proficient


We currently pay £38,250.00 with 2 x bonus awards per year based on performance and reaching targets. There is also profit related pay paid to all workers every month and we supply a car, phone and laptop.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:£38,250 salary; 2 bonus awards per year; profit related pay; car; phone; laptop
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
Key Skills
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