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Business Development Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Business Development

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kate Wiseman

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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    Kate Wiseman

Business Development Manager



£45,000 - £50,000

A great opportunity has arisen to join a major first tier supplier to the automotive industry as a Business Development Manager. This role is easily commutable from most parts of West Midlands including Birmingham, Redditch, Stourbridge, Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Bromwich, Kidderminster and Stratford-upon-Avon.

The role:

Responsible for the management and development of selected customer accounts as well as seeking/ presenting new business opportunities and developing additional customers.

Key responsibilities of the Business Development Manager:

  • Identifying and seeking opportunities for business development with potential new customers

  • Provide monthly Sales Report KPI tracking to the Commercial Director

  • Establish and negotiate selling prices by monitoring costs and supply and demand

  • Grow and develop existing customers by building and maintaining relationships

  • Establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas

The person:

The ideal Business Development Manager will have:

  • A proven track record in sales, business development and winning new business

  • Experience with IATF16949

  • An engineering background

  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing processes and tools

  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills

  • Be hands on and self-motivated

  • Commercially aware of market trends

  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and presenting)


  • HNC level in an Engineering discipline. English, Maths and financial awareness, IT (Excel, PowerPoint, word)

My client are looking to recruit as soon as possible so if interested please apply today!