Job: Business Development Manager – Europe

Title Business Development Manager – Europe
Ref Number SA312
Salary £40-50K plus bonus
Location UK – North West
Position Business Development Manager – Europe
The Company

My Client is a global supplier of liquid handling equipment for chemical, surface finishing and other wet process applications. Headquartered  in the USA, they have developed an enviable worldwide reputation for quality and innovation.

My Client are specialists in the design, manufacture and distribution of corrosion resistant pumps, filters, filter media and agitation systems.

The company continues to bring products to the market place that enable chemical processors to improve quality, save money, achieve operator compliance  and protect the environment.

With facilities in US, UK , Canada, Germany, France and China, they are committed to exceed customer expectations and have an enviable reputation in the marketplace.

The Role

Overall Purpose of the Position:

Manages the promotion and direction of sales within an assigned area or territory.


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for creating a business plan to increase sales through researching, analysing, and interpreting records of present and past sales, trends and costs, estimated and realised revenue, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred for management
  • Reviews market analysis to determine customer needs, volume potential, and develop sales campaigns
  • Predicts future market trends and develops new sales ideas
  • Identifies and contacts potential new customers
  • Calls on new and existing customers to explain features and merits of products or services offered
  • Demonstrates products or services, and provides assistance in the best application of products or services
  • Answers all questions concerning a product or service, with appropriate referrals where required
  • Closes transactions and takes orders
  • Submits time and expense reports to management
  • Investigates product or service warranty claims to ensure resolution within organization policies
  • Calculates and quotes prices
  • Coordinate customers’ service needs with other departments as required to ensure customer service
  • Attends trade shows, staff booth, and help with set up and break down of booth


Other Duties:

  • Performs all other duties as required
  • Travel to customers as required
  • Responsible for providing backup to other Regional Sales Managers as needed

All Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience within a sales capacity required


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Identify problems, investigate the root-cause, and make recommendations for solutions
  • Use verbal skills to transfer information to large groups and/or influence others
  • Complete and maintain documentation/records to effectively convey ideas and information both in written and oral form.
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time with overnight stays required.


Computer Skills:

  • Financial/CRM Software
  • Internet/e-mail
  • Presentation Software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Word Processing Software


Also Required:

  • Respond to unpredictability
  • High level record keeping
  • High pressure for results
  • Independent judgment and discretion
  • Organize and prioritize
  • Manage multiple projects/tasks
  • Read, comprehend and follow instructions/work orders
  • Relate to others

A highly competitive package is on offer:

  • £40-50K salary
  • £10k bonus is achievable
  • Generous Car Allowance
  • Mobile, Laptop, Ipad etc
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