Business Development Manager (Electrical Wholesale sector)

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager to develop a new Electrical Wholesale division for this very successful and well established engineering company. Salary is Negotiable.

Business Development Manager (Electrical Wholesale Sector) - Salary is Negotiable

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager to develop a new Electrical Wholesale division for this very successful and well established engineering company based in the Wolverhampton area who are well respected in the plumbing industry. Your role as a Business Development Manager will include researching and using your industry knowledge to define how best to approach the Electrical Wholesale sector in terms of product opportunities and the route to market. You will present an overview to the Board for their recommendations.  You will offer feedback to Production on necessary product development and any approvals that may assist the company enter this sector. You will also initiate and advise on what Marketing aid will be required to support a sales effort.

As the new division becomes developed you will be actively involved identifying sales leads, pitch goods or services to new clients and maintain a good working relationship with new contacts.

Additionally, you will:

  • Follow up new business opportunities and set up meetings
  • Plan and prepare presentations
  • Communicate new product developments to prospective clients
  • Contribute to the development of marketing literature
  • Write reports
  • Provide management with feedback

Whilst establishing this new venture your time will be split between researching, visiting customers and working with an internal team to anchor the new division.

Are you looking for a career job where you can progress? This opportunity can offer that. From Business Development Manager you would be well placed to progress as the Company seeks to build a new management team to take it into the next decade.

This job is a constant challenge and requires a number of skills – good business sense and financial planning, marketing skills, strategy development and implementation. When you are dealing with establishing a new division in a successful company, the job requires a lot of creative thinking to spot new opportunities to establish rapid growth within the new market place and you will have the satisfaction of being instrumental in the success of the new division when the development strategy pays off and the results can be clearly seen.

This role revolves around networking, good communication and interpersonal skills as well as:

  • Good business sense
  • A deep understanding of marketing principles
  • A positive attitude
  • Initiative and ability to work both in isolation and as part of a team
  • Negotiation skills
  • Plenty of initiative
  • Strong background in technical Sales in the Electrical Wholesale sector with the ability to prepare quotations
  • Strong account management and relationship building skills
  • Engineering or Electrical Wholesale background desirable
  • Knowledge of service and maintenance contracts desirable

Salary is negotiable £30K - £40K depending on skills and experience.

Benefits:          Company car

                        Laptop and mobile

                        Bonus scheme

                        AVC pension options alongside “workplace” pension scheme

Interested in this exciting Business Development Manager role? Please email your CV as a Word document to Julia Hughes at Working Solutions or call Julia in confidence to discuss on 01584 877677 or 07971 123785. Please only apply if you are already eligible to work in the UK (indefinitely & without sponsorship). Working Solutions does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender or disability and complies with all relevant UK legislation. The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 7 days. If you do not hear from us within this time we regret that you're not successful on this occasion, so do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.

About Us

Working Solutions are acting as an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position or temporary assignment you’ll find us friendly and professional. Located in central Ludlow, we focus on jobs in the West Midlands, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Powys. Working Solutions has been established for 25 years and with the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.

LocationWolverhampton area, West Midlands

Salary£30,000 - £40,000 p/a

RoleBusiness Development Manager (Electrical Wholesale sector)


HoursFull Time


How to applyPlease Contact Julia Hughes - Senior Recruitment Consultant
01584 877 677

Contact NameJulia Hughes

Tel01584 877 677