Business Development Manager

Posted 5 November by Profiles Personnel Ltd


If you're a well-educated, tenacious Business Development Manager with previous experience within a SaaS environment and enjoy working with smart, forward thinking people then we need to hear from you now!

As a Business Development Manager your purpose will be to improve profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning in the appropriate markets and enhance the operation of the business. Salary £50-55K + excellent benefits

Key responsibilities for the Business Development Manager include;

  • Identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services
  • Seek out the appropriate contact in an organisation
  • Think strategically - seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve business
  • Work strategically - carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes
  • Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone
  • Have a good understanding of the company's products and services
  • Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department
  • Understand the needs of customers and respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these needs
  • Carry out forecasts and analysis and present your findings to senior management
  • Keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world

The ideal Business Development Manager will need;

  • Educated to degree level or higher
  • Have recent previous business development experience within a SaaS company preferred
  • Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets
  • Innovative thinker with confidence to contribute ideas and think outside of the box
  • Natural leader, results driven, accountable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch, with good decision-making skills
  • Great organisational skills and the ability to think strategically
  • The ability to analyse sales figures and write reports
  • A 2nd language would be an asset as you will be dealing with overseas clients
  • A full driving licence, free on-site parking

Application questions

Are you educated to degree level or above ?
Do you have business development management experience within a SaaS company?
Do you have a full driving licence and your own car?
Are you a results driven, tenacious natural leader with strong communication skills ?
Are you able to identify new business opportunities & able to carry out forecasts & analysis?

Reference: 38991263

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