Permanent contract
Posted on 31/07/2020

Business Development Manager


The Business Development Manager will report directly to the MD. You will:

  • Be responsible for the development of your own business unit. You will identify sales opportunities and key individuals within clients’ organisations. You will negotiate and close deals, and manage contracts with our customers
  • Define resources and investments to ensure the successful development of the projects. You will recruit, manage and follow careers of your #FUNgineer® team
  • Manage your P&L, project turnover and profitability. You will be responsible for weekly reports to the management
  • Have your objectives be defined in-line with the overall SII UK strategic plan. They will also be based on your forecasting, pre-sales procedures (responses to call for tenders), and be involved in the recruitment process;
  • Work closely with the French, German and Spanish teams to get the knowledge of the customers and references of the company
  • Implement the #FUNgineer® concept among employees and be a UK ambassador of the concept
  • Build, develop and maintain deep domain knowledge in our key sectors

Your added value:

  • Passionately provide a great candidate experience through your process
  • To be creative in your approach to your recruitment
  • Forward thinking when networking/headhunting professionals
  • Thinking about alternative resourcing methods
  • Building relationships with new, current & future Engineers
  • To be ambitious with an entrepreneurial spirit

Required skills:

  • You have 2+ years’ experience, in a Recruitment environment as either a Business Developer and/or as a Recruiter
  • Having personally sourced, developed and recruited for companies within a specialist area i.e. IT & Technology, Engineering, Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Medical Devices or Oil &Gas/Construction would be advantageous

Desirable skills:

  • Technical knowledge or Software languages
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, and you are full of energy, and you are an autonomous and rigorous person with a high technical interest. You have proven good commercial and communication skills
  • You have ambition and you will be convinced by the opportunity of a fast-growing business with strong opportunities of career evolution and attractive bonus

SII UK Benefits:

  • Competitive Basic Salary – No one wants to work for free!
  • Bonus Plan – Here’s a little something extra
  • 6% Employers Contribution + 6% as a salary sacrifice
  • Private Medical Insurance, Life Cover, Critical Illness Cover & Income Protection – We’ve got you covered
  • 25 days holiday – We all need some “me time”
  • Flexible working – But first coffee
  • Continuous professional development – We’re all a work in progress

* If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance, please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar, however certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

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Desired qualities
Ability to summarise
Analytical Skills
Team Player
Group Income protection
Life Cover
Pension Scheme
Perks Scheme
Private Medical Insurance & Critical Illness Cover
Training and mentoring
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