New Business and Acquisitions Manager

United Kingdom/Wales
Closing date
28 Jul 2021

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About The Role

Full time, permanent vacancy within our New Business & Acquisitions team based in regions across England and Wales. Competitive base with company car, bonus & pension scheme.

As a New Business & Acquisitions Manager, you will deliver the annually set number of New accounts and Sales from establishing and securing quality new business leads from across the Bestway Retail portfolio of brands. 

You will be part of a team that supports creation and executes implementation of the new business strategy and will work closely with other Bestway Retail functions to maximise productivity and the results generated from all newly recruited accounts.

You will need to initiate and develop positive networking relationships with the wider field-based Bestway Retail colleagues, as well as developing strong links with external industry contacts, to drive activity and support for New business lead generation. Working cross-functionally with colleagues, you will ensure all required Literature and Presentations are in place and remain relevant, to enable the successful execution of planned Recruitment campaigns across identified retail sectors.

This role also involves a requirement to proactively network with existing Bestway Retail operators who have a desire to grow their store numbers, therefore working with agents and approaching retailers to ascertain acquisition opportunities, is a key aspect of the position.    

About You

To be successful in the role you will need a solid commercial understanding of the Symbol Group industry, including competitor activity and market trends and have the ability to spot opportunities for new member recruitment, whilst consistently demonstrating sound business judgement. You will need a detailed eye for retailing standards and the ability to assess a good fit for Bestway Retail, you will have strong knowledge of EPOS, including skills in the interrogation of data. 

This role requires a confident, driven and enthusiastic self-starter, who can influence, take responsibility and is not afraid to positively challenge and disrupt. Showing great levels of tenacity and being a strong problem solver, you will thrive from creating and executing a detailed plan to develop and manage a portfolio of New business clients and opportunities. Building relationships at all levels will come naturally to you and you will enjoy working in a field-based team of peers who consistently share best practice, networking strategies and support each other’s challenges.

We'd love to hear from you if you think we match your job search!

About Costcutter

 Costcutter Supermarket Group have recently been acquired by Bestway Wholesale so it's an incredibly exciting time to join us in this new venture. You will be joining a group with an annual turnover to almost £3 billion, alongside a symbol, franchise, and company store retail estate of more than 3,795 stores in the UK, (including 2,682 fascia and 195 company-owned).

Both retailers and suppliers are supported by this new additional scale of the combined business, with the collaborative partnership approach making Bestway the partner of choice for growing sales in the convenience market.

Join us and you will be joining our values-driven, fast-paced business and become part of a friendly and dynamic culture. We work together, building strong relationships and embracing different styles. That way everyone can turn up as themselves.


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