Business Development Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Summary of vacancy

Do you have experience of retaining business? Do you have a flair for building relationships with your clients?

If so, then we want to hear from you. Retaining our business is as important as winning new contracts. We are looking to increase customer engagement to ensure we retain business at  the contract renewal. With your strategic thinking, which will complement our existing account management structure, we will ensure our customers receive the most cost effective tailored solutions when their contract is renewed.

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

What will I be doing?

  • We have some great services to offer, and we want you to ensure our customers are aware of them prior to contract renewal.That means spotting development opportunities and making sure SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, is viewed as a strategic partner at the re-bid or re-tender process stage.
  • You will be developing tailored responses and giving client presentations that will result in SUEZ retaining and delivering more services to our customers.

What are the requirements?

  • You will have a track record of developing large customers (annualised value of c75K - £1M) therefore you will be financially aware and commercially astute.
  • You will have worked in a senior sales role before and know how to deliver high service levels, create a great customer experience and manage expectations whilst maximising profits.
  • You will preferably have sound knowledge of the UK waste and resource management industry, but it is not essential, as industry training can be given.
  • Whowever, strong demonstrable sales and account management experience and previous success is a must have.

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.