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Business Development Manager - Air Quality

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 04th May 2021
Circa £45,000 - £50,000 Plus, Car, Bonus, Pension + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Business Development Manager? Do you work within the Air Quality market? 

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management.

You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

About the Role

  • The role will be based at Severnside Energy Recovery Centre, although it is expected that they would spend time travelling to meet clients.
  • The role will cover the UK in the first instance, although has the potential to extend beyond the UK in the future. Overnight stays will be necessary to fulfil this role effectively.

What will I be doing?

The objective for the BDM is to achieve the annual sales target and to help the business to evolve the service offerings in accordance with group strategy and to meet clients’ needs.  Targets are set annually and performance against this target is reviewed over the financial year. 

  • Develop new business, new market sectors and new services
  • Undertake knowledge exchange on UK Air Quality market and our current portfolio of solutions for Air Quality
  • Develop a go-to-market strategy and sales plan in collaboration with the Global Air Quality Team
  • Adapt our services to meet client needs
  • Review, develop and deliver the Sales Strategy
  • Provide commercial leadership for tenders and higher value proposals produced by colleagues
  • Produce tenders, proposals and supporting customer discovery documentation
  • Record and report sales data through Salesforce CRM and other agreed formats to the SASUK Commercial Director and sales team
  • Feed market intelligence back to the SASUK Commercial Director, global managers and Marketing Team
  • Identify synergies with the wider SUEZ group

What are the requirements?

  • BSc in Environment, Science or Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Proven sales background
  • Consultancy or technical background in Air Quality or other environmental discipline
  • Detailed knowledge of the UK Air Quality legislation, targets and initiatives
  • Ability to balance a varied workload and prioritise key activities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning, presentation and negotiation skills

Skills and Experience: Desirable

  • Relevant post-graduate qualification(s)
  • Professional membership(s) of appropriate technical, sales and/or marketing institutions
  • Existing client network within the UK Air Quality sector

Personal attributes:

  • Assertive.
  • Proactive.
  • Resourceful.
  • Professional.
  • Reliable.
  • Flexible.
  • Available to travel where necessary.

 Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please* 

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.