Business Development Manager - Hedge End (Security Systems)

Posted 22 January by Fairford Associates

Based near Southampton, our client offers a full range of fire alarm and security services. Established in 1986, they provide home, commercial and retail security. They are a NSI gold and BAFE SP203-1 accredited company providing a multitude of fire and security services. Their portfolio includes the full complement of electronic security, fire alarms, intruder alarms, emergency lights, CCTV, access control (stand alone or PC based) audio or video door entry, electronic gates and barriers.

I am on their behalf looking for an industry experienced Business Development Manager. This is a new role to the company. The role will involve selling in the Hampshire/Dorset area to domestic customers through to medium sized commercial clients, targeting projects up to £10k. The sales target will be in the £200k-£300k region which will be agreed with candidate.

For this role candidates must have prior experience of selling fire/security systems, reside within the sales area and within commuting proximity to Southampton, be of smart appearance, have strong communication skills (written and verbal), have a full knowledge of the sales cycle from lead finding through to closing and possess a UK driving licence.

Salary £25k-£35k, commission, car, mobile, laptop, pension, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and 1 week whilst offices closed over Christmas.

All vacancies advertised are based in the UK. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK and we will therefore only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the EU. We do try to reply to each application personally, however as you can appreciate we receive a high number of applications for each role we handle and it is not always possible to do this. Therefore if we do not contact you within seven days your application for this particular role has not been successful. However we have retained your CV and we will advise you of future roles that may be of interest. Fairford Associates operates as a specialist Employment Agency for the wider security industry introducing work-seekers to client employers for direct employment by those employers.

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Sales
  • Selling

Application questions

Do you live within a reasonable commute of Hedge End?
Have you previous experience of selling security systems?

Reference: 34292482

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