Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

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    Sales & Business Development

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 70k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    Gary Sewell

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Role: Business Development Manager 

Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus package 

Location: Hampshire with flexible home working included 



The Business Development Manager will play a key role in enabling the continued growth of the company. Joining a successful business which has already seen nearly 30% growth in the last 2 years your role will be you will help identify, develop and win new opportunities across both divisions – one delivering long-term maintenance and facilities management contracts the other delivering construction and refurbishment projects. The role will enjoy a significant degree of autonomy whilst benefiting from the support of the Board of Directors. Upon successful completion of their probation period the selected individual will become part of the Leadership Team and get the opportunity to shape and influence the wider business strategy.



The key responsibilities:

  • Identify and actively build relationships with clients and professional advisors/consultants who are in target areas/markets to identify new opportunities for the company
  • Support the retention of existing clients by working to understand their forward plans, key issues and objectives
  • Oversee the design and management of marketing campaigns
  • Develop a forward pipeline of opportunities - keeping the company’s CRM system up-to-date
  • Lead and/or support the tenders for building, projects and maintenance contracts including the
    • interpretation of client requirements,
    • identify required solution working closely with estimating/operational teams
    • generation of technical documentation and method statements
    • Produce and attend Client presentations
  • Keep abreast of market, industry and competitor activity
  • Raise the profile of the company by planning and implementing an events programme – including attendance at industry, client and professional events
  • Maintenance Generation of monthly pipeline reports for Board of Directors



  • In depth understanding of the construction, property, housing and facilities management sectors
  • Good general knowledge of construction and maintenance contracting and the role of the main players (clients, consultants, principal contractors)
  • Experience of leading tendering and bid processes with public sector, education or housing association customers.  
  • Track record of identifying and winning new business opportunities within a similar environment
  • A flexible and positive attitude
  • A willingness to ‘get stuck in’ and do what it takes to help grow the business
  • Good IT skills -- both MS Offices packages and CRM systems
  • A self-starter – comfortable working independently with limited supervision



  • HND / Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline


If you require further information please email Gary.Sewell@Buildrec.com 

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