Business Development Manager

  • Job Reference: BDM0002
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Office, Engineering, Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Mulenga Fiseko

Job Description

Business Development Manager
Salary - £30,000 - £35,000 Basic - OTE - £10,000 - £15,000 P/A
Hours - Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday 7:30am - 1:00pm
Location - Huddersfield

Options for: Office Based/Hybrid


  • Flexible work arrangements, including remote options.
  • Company laptop, mobile phone, and potential car allowance/company car.
  • Performance-based bonuses and reviewable holiday allowances.
  • Strong induction and training opportunities with a focus on career development.

Are you looking for a new opportunity to drive Business Development within a successful, 5-Star company based in Huddersfield?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Business Development Manager to drive sales growth and explore new market opportunities. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will play a pivotal role in engaging existing sectors, forging new market connections, and contributing to our client's strategic growth plan. This is a unique chance to join a close-knit team and make a substantial impact on the company's expansion.

Key Responsibilities of the Business Development Manager:

  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities nationally, with a focus on specific sectors/target markets.
  • Build and nurture client relationships, engaging with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Create and execute strategic growth plans in collaboration with the CEO and Sales Manager.
  • Use LinkedIn and other tools to expand outreach; Salesforce CRM experience is advantageous.
  • Manage KPIs centred around phone calls, site visits, and quotes.
  • Embrace remote working with occasional travel to different regions, including Scotland, Wales, Northern and Southern Ireland and London boroughs.

Key requirements of the Business Development Manager:

  • Proven track record in business development, preferably within manufacturing or engineering.
  • Fantastic written and oral communication skills.
  • Data driven.
  • Confident, strategic thinker with excellent relationship-building skills.
  • LinkedIn proficiency or willingness to learn.
  • Strong analytic and numerical skills.
  • Salesforce CRM experience is advantageous.
  • Full UK driving license required.
  • Qualifications at Degree level or greater.

If you are passionate about Business Development and possess the skills and experience required to drive success in a quality focused manufacturing firm, please apply to the role or call 01484 351010 (Ext.3) and speak to Mulenga or Laura in the Stafflex Office team. We look forward to hearing from you.