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Business Development Manager

Posted 21 February by Anderson Wright Consulting Ltd Easy Apply Ended


Our client is one of the UK’s leading electrical wholesalers with 82 branches, supplying electrical contractors and engineers, installers, facilities managers and commercial and industrial users with a wide range of electrical products from world-class manufacturers. Within the next year They opening another 40 branches.

Our client is proud to be part of a larger group, a group that has a strong portfolio of business and brands in Ireland the Group is the No.1 builder’s merchants and DIY retailer. In the UK the Group is the 3rd largest builders merchant and 4th largest plumbers merchant and the market leader in dry mortar manufacturing. The Group's portfolio of businesses incorporates a number of market leading brands in each business activity

Are you motivated?                                     

Do you want more scope and added responsibility?

Then look no further! Our clients fast growing, highly successful chain of Electrical Merchant branches needs talented, driven, focused individuals to join their expanding branch network. A great opportunity has arisen for someone who can lead by example.

It’s really important to meet and exceed customers’ expectations in terms of the efficiency of the service that they provide, so your role includes:

  • Building sales and profits by working in collaboration with your branch manager, for whom you’ll stand in for from time to time
  • Actively increase sales opportunities for new, lapsed and existing customers
  • Motivating your team and leading by example
  • Recruiting new employees, providing on the job training and working closely with your team to develop them for future promotion
  • Ability to make competent commercial decisions within a fast moving environment

What you need;

  • You will ideally have knowledge of electrical suppliers and 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.

If you don't have any previous electrical wholesale experience, you must be motivated by our clients product range and be committed to building an extensive knowledge of the industry.

What you’ll get;

  • Competitive basic salary (they know the importance of a high basic salary – they are prepared to invest in you from day one showing their commitment to you)
  • An enviable Annual Bonus opportunity – rewarding your hard work
  • Pension Scheme & death in service benefits
  • A Generous staff discount scheme
  • Generous Holiday Scheme with opportunity to buy additional days
  • Fantastic discounted shopping website
  • Genuine opportunities for progression & promotion

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