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Business Development Manager

Job Reference
GM010889
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
05/10/2020
Business
Electricbase
Branch
Scunthorpe
Closing Date
04/11/2020

Business Development Manager in Scunthorpe

We are Buildbase

We are Buildbase, we employ approximately 2500 brilliant people and we work from around 150 branches around the UK.

What we do

What we do is really simple, we sell building materials to the trade and public. We’re a ‘roll your sleeves up’ business with a can-do attitude and we take pride in serving our local tradespeople and communities.  

What we’re doing about COVID-19

Like most businesses, we have had to change the way we do things to make sure all our colleagues are working safely during COVID-19.  As a Business Development Manager, your job means you will interact with lots of different people during the day, so we have introduced a set of Safer Operating Procedures which include:

  • Additional PPE supplied to you to ensure a clean and sanitized work environment
  • Social distancing in place in all of our branches

The role of a Business Development Manager

To build sales and profits by working in collaboration with your branch manager, for whom you’ll stand in for from time to time. Actively increasing sales opportunities for new, lapsed and existing customers.

What you need

You will ideally have knowledge of electrical suppliers/contractors and managing high profile customer accounts for both new and existing business. You will need comprehensive knowledge and understanding of wholesale and distribution of electrical products in all areas including cables, wiring accessories, lighting, lamps, energy management, safety and security. Exceeding sales targets and building strong customer relations will be second nature to you.

What you’ll get in return

  • 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • The chance to join Grab – our one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
  • Company bonus scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Awards where our colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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