Business Development Manager (4531)

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  • Consultant Luke Chaplin
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Building Envelope / Build Systems
  • Vacancy id 4531
  • Salary Details £45000 £50000

Job Description

Vacancy No                                      4531

Vacancy Title                                   Business Development Manager

Area                                                   North West

Salary                                                 £45k – £50k


The Company:

A specialist in Liquids and waterproofing company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector.

To create, monitor and grow a healthy pipeline of opportunities for the Building Finishing target market within the company, incorporating other associated target markets where appropriate. Create robust working relationships with the Northern Specification Manager and distribution team to implement a plan of action which falls in line with our business strategy and deliver budget.

  • Grow share of business and protect the specification of all Building Finishing material. Maintain a healthy working relationship with registered applicators to ensure any open specification work they complete, outside of the Building Finishing pipeline, is completed using company material. Developing a commercially beneficial relationship with distributors across the territory to ingratiate them with all materials to increase sales, margins and market share at every opportunity.


  • To maintain a healthy relationship with all key stakeholders across the given territory including applicators, distributors and influencers to ensure we maintain our existing business and increase our presence across all areas of the Building Finishing landscape.
  • All activity will be recorded, monitored and updated on the internal CRM system so the wider business is aware of opportunities and conversations held with key stakeholders and clients. Working closely with the Northern Specification Manager, Technical and Specialist Distribution teams, you will communicate all developments from the area and create a 12-week rolling business plan in conjunction with these internal stakeholders to ensure a co-ordinated, focused approach that maximises revenue and margin across the territory.
  • To comply with all policies and procedures of the business and identify opportunities for other target markets through promotion of their materials. Any opportunity for another Target Market should be communicated in a timely manner to the relevant department in order to develop the overall business.
  • To report competitor activity and threats in a concise manner and work to raise the standard of perception in the market place
  • Be thoroughly conversant with the company websites, to promote and contribute to updates required to ensure the data within is relevant and is a geared towards providing our customers with the best possible experience.

WORKING HOURS 40 hours per week Monday to Friday



  • Construction materials and application techniques
  • Understands the specification process and the roles of all stakeholder types – Specifically applicators and distributors
  • Understands market place and key contractors and relevant specifiers
  • New technology development and market positioning
  • Time Management – prioritising, organisation, decision making
  • Negotiation / influencing
  • IT Skills
  • Team Leadership / Change Management / Organisational
  • Problem solving
  • Closing sales
  • Good communicator (accessible, open and direct style)
  • Integrity and ethical practices
  • Resilience and composure
  • Longevity
  • Enthusiasm / self-starter
  • Innovative and creative

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