Head of Business Development

Employer
Michael Page Sales
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
+ car + bonus
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Sales

Job Details



The Head of Business Development will be responsible for signing large scale contracts within the Retail Sector for a software provider.

Client Details

The firm is a mid-sized player in the Technology sector with a key focus on the Retail sector, boasting a robust team of dedicated professionals.

Description
  • Identifies and develops new business opportunities for software sales into the retail sector.
  • Manages key client relationships and works to build new ones.
  • Develops and strengthens internal and external relationships that will lead to increased lead generation and market share.
  • Tracks emerging markets and trends.
  • Fosters and works to maintain an entrepreneurial growth culture throughout the company and across all teams and work functions.
  • Identifies and recommends new services.
  • Proposes and develops strategic partnerships.
  • Helps to shape the company's long-term objectives and determine plans for how to meet them.
  • Researches and identifies new markets.




Profile

A successful Head of Business Development should have:
  • A proven track record in sales new business sales within Software in the Retail Sector.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and business planning abilities.
  • Strong relationship management and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Technology & Telecoms market, including trends and competitors.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.




Job Offer
  • A competitive package, with a succession plan for future growth.

Company

Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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