Business Development Executive

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Date: 15-Sep-2022

Location: Home Based, Other/Not Applicable, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas


Role: Business Development Executive

Location: Flexible


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Why work for Bureau Veritas?

Welcome to our team and we mean a TEAM, we work together to deliver the very best for our customers. Whether that is through our external communications channels by providing accurate messaging on our services with our values and ethics at the core of what we say.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging culture, where individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their true potential. After all, we have been certified as a UK Top Employer for the last nine years in a row.


Role Purpose

Your role as Business Development Executive is to promote and sell the Bureau Veritas range of products and services across a multitude of sectors within the UK. 

You will engage with existing and new clients, predominantly via phone, but also using remote meeting technology and occasionally in person, to build an opportunity pipeline in line with achievement of the sales targets that will support the delivery and revenue requirements of the business.

The key to this role is the ability to open up opportunities across the wider BV portfolio to increase product holding and customer retention through value driven business conversations.

In this role you will be targeting either the Mechanical or Health & Safety Inspection sectors, so a background in selling either mechanical inspection, engineering insurance services, health & safety, CDM, asbestos or fire safety services would be ideal.


What will you need to succeed in this role?

  • Technical sales background, in either a Mechanical or Health & Safety sector.
  • Also, a sound working knowledge of Health & Safety services would be preferential.
  • Have strong sales skills with a proven track record
  • Ability to understand markets, customers and the competitive situation
  • Demonstrate the ability to use a portfolio of services to develop innovative solutions to clients’ needs
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and schedule objectives to optimise time, cost and quality
  • Strong Business to Business Selling in a Teleworking environment including high volumes of telephone calls, and remote meetings


What’s in it for you?

  • Negotiable basic salary plus bonus
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 5 holidays, plus an option to carry over 5 days
  • Combined employee/employer pension contributions of up to 12%
  • Flexible/Home Working
  • Flexible benefits scheme, to suit what is important to you including Life Cover, Private health care, Dental Care, GymFlex, Techscheme, Enhanced Maternity/Paternity policy, Give as You Earn scheme & Travel Insurance
  • Health and Wellbeing Support through; Mental Health First aiders, Employee Assistance programme & Smart Health services
  • Working for an Industry leading global Inspection company certified as a UK Top Employer for the last nine years in a row