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Graduate Business Development Manager

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Fixed term
Duration
24 Months
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Pucklechurch / Bristol
Hours per week
37.5
Dates that interviews will take place
March 2024
Salary
£27,560
Summary of vacancy

Are you a recent Science or Engineering Graduate with a genuine passion for the environment?

Do you have drive, ambition, an eagerness to learn and a raft of innovative ideas that you think will make a real difference?

If the above is describing you, then we would like to speak with you! 

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

  • Role starts in APRIL 2024
  • Role will be based within the  ICE PIGGING sector.
  • There is travel expected in this role and nights away from home - around the UK and overseas - You are provided with a company car. 
  • Based in the Pucklechurch / Bristol regions.
  • Role is offered on a 24 month basis.
  • £27,560 + Company Car or Car Allowance  + Bonus + Benefits
  • You must have the right to work in the UK.
  • You must have a FULL UK driving licence for this role., 
About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Work closely with the team for 24 month scheme, to develop skillset required for business-to-business sales of Ice Pigging Service.    
  • Carry out a variety of tasks within the team to gain a working knowledge of the Ice Pigging operation, along with its key applications and benefits.  
  • Use a combination of methods, including digital outreach, to identify new customers and build client relationships.
  • Throughout the scheme you will be given individual support from a holistic support network (an HR contact, your mentor and your line manager).
  • Attend training courses for B2B sales.
  • At the end of the scheme, have the skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications to move into a Business Development role with the Ice Pigging team.
  • Attend relevant conferences as required to gain better knowledge and understanding of the wider water industry to understand possible applications for Ice Pigging and to develop networking skills.
  • To undertake professional and personal development by improving own knowledge of the water and wastewater industry.  
  • Attend customer sites, UK wide, including overnight stays, to undertake meetings and assessment of potential operations sites.
  • Occasional overseas work may be required.
  • Help to bring in new clients to our rapidly growing Ice Pigging business.
  • Help to produce quotes for identified projects.

What are the requirements?

  • Graduated within the last 2/3 years in an Engineering or Science discipline - degree at 2:2 standard
  • 3 A levels at grade A-C (or equivalent)
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Must have full UK driving licence and able to drive long distances.
  • Must currently live or be willing to relocate to Bristol region for duration of scheme.
  • Must be OK with being away from home as overnight stays will be required within UK, and occasionally overseas.
  • Ideally you will already have some work experience through an industrial placement or summer placement to underpin your exceptional academic record.
  • Confident communicator - able to develop and build on relationships at all levels within organisations - existing and new customers and Suez.
  • Background knowledge in physical sciences or engineering is required to undertake technical sale of Ice Pigging operations
  • Confident user of range of IT platforms
  • Drive to succeed and learn new skills
  • Excellent commercial and financial acumen 
  • A keen eye for detail

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.  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* 

What are the requirements?

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Closing Date
19/04/2024
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.