Business Development Manager - Laboratories

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be via MS Teams
£40,000 plus 10% bonus, 25 days + 8 stats, Pension - Enrolled after 3 months’ service -4.5% matched, Life Insurance – After Probation, salary sacrifice schemes - gym discount, dental plan, company car
Summary of vacancy

When you join SUEZ WPS, 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

General Responsibilities:

•    Grow sales in line with agreed sales targets.
•    Maintain acceptable margins on all orders.
•    Obtain customer orders at best price, and agreeable terms and conditions, ensuring all necessary information is submitted to the administration office to enable timely and efficient execution of the order.
•    Sell new service contracts and negotiate renewals of existing contracts, liaising with the service department on pricing.
•    Input all accounts, contacts and opportunities on to SalesForce CRM, and keep up to date.
•    Maintain existing customer database of service contract customers and non- service contract customers.
•    Complete all sales and activity reports in a timely manner and submit to Sales Director.
•    Complete all expense forms and submit in a timely manner. 
•    Provide monthly sales reports, quote pipeline lists, and progress on system leads and quotes using the standard formats supplied.
•    Provide reports where necessary on market requirements and product development
•    Propose new products and modifications to existing products, and assist with product evaluations / site trials
•    Attend and organise exhibitions.
•    Process Protel, XTender and other web based leads to quotation stage.


•    Educated to a high standard, preferably with a scientific / engineering background.
•    Commercial awareness.
•    Knowledge and understanding of contract terms & conditions.
•    Good communicator at all levels.
•    Ability to assimilate technical data.
•    Ability to deal directly with customers at all levels.
•    Self Disciplined and Self motivated to work remotely.
•    Basic IT skills including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
•    Full / Clean driving licence.

Who we are

At SUEZ WPS 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. 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. 


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