Senior Business Development Manager

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Date: 09-Jun-2022

Location: Home Based, Other/Not Applicable, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.


Role: Senior Business Development Manager

Location: Flexible


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Make an impact doing work you can be proud of and contributing to a global mission to enhance safety standards with integrity and help us create a brighter future, shaping a world of trust, and a safer society for us all.


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.


Development is also something we strongly believe in with our teams. Whether that is expanding your technical knowledge through expert led training, progressing within our business development teams; from a graduate sales role to market sector lead or side stepping to the operational side of the business, we are happy to support you through your development goals. 


Role Purpose

Your role as Senior Business Development Manager is to support the growth of the business in terms of both revenue and profitability to set targets of new business from both new and existing clients, enhance brand awareness, perception and positioning within operating markets.

In the role you will be targeting the Mechanical sector, so a background in selling either mechanical inspection and engineering insurance services would be ideal, although proven experience selling into the manufacturing, aerospace, automotive and related sectors would also be desirable.


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


What will you need to succeed in this role?

  • Proven sales experience in a B2B environment.
  • Demonstrable senior sales track record; with example large client accounts.
  • Key Account/ Large Contract management sales showing that they are: Solution driven, capable of Strategic thinking, and senior level Influencing/ Negotiation Skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in the UK and Ireland Mechanical, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive and related sectors highly beneficial.





Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.