Business Development Manager

£30k - £40k + Bonus
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Sales, Field Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager

Location: East of England (Field Based) 

Salary: £30k - £40k + Bonus 

The Company:  

Effective Energy is one of the UK’s leading utility consultants; continually transforming the way that businesses purchase, manage and reduce utility costs on a daily basis. As an ISO 9001 and 14001 accredited organisation we are trusted by our customers we implement maximum efficiencies and best in class strategies to add tangible value to the bottom line of our clients.

Our success is through the bringing together of organisations from both the public and private sectors. When providing solutions, we keep focussed on positively improving businesses from an environmental and economic perspective. We encourage our customers, employees and suppliers to reduce consumption and work towards our low carbon future.

Effective Energy offers a vibrant and innovative way of thinking; our passionate team are what makes us unique. We pride ourselves in offering un-rivalled customer care with our national delivery teams. To support this we recruit creative minded people with a genuine desire to develop and succeed. We support personal growth and recognising hard-work with a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

You will be joining an established team of professionals who, as a team, collectively achieves excellence.

Overview of the Business Development Manager Role: 

We are looking for talented Business Development Managers to assist with our growth strategy in the industrial and commercial utility market.

Originating from a proven sales background the Business Development Manager will play a key role as part of the team to identifying opportunities, grow the business, and establish relationships with clients to secure sales orders for a range of products and services, including utility purchasing, management, monitoring and reduction.

Candidates should possess a team orientated, pro-active and motivated approach and enjoy autonomy to manage territory and achieve sales targets with the emphasis upon expanding client base and increasing turnover.

The Business Development Manager will be professional, well organised and able to confidently present the companies portfolio of services and products in order to successfully secure sales budgets and raise our profile as a quality utility consultancy.

The client base will be high energy users varied from commercial businesses including but not limited to leisure centres, manufacturers, hotels and multi-site retailers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leader and national supplier.

Skills/Attributes Required to become the Business Development Manager:


  • Proven track record of exceeding sales targets - business to business
  • Passionate about sales and client negotiation
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills leading to the closure of business transactions
  • Professional, friendly and outgoing personality with strength of character
  • Confident speaker with exceptional presentational skills
  • Strong communicator at all levels
  • Initiative and self-drive
  • Computer literacy
  • Numerical literacy
  • Commercial awareness
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel (within a defined area)
  • Team player
  • Unrestricted right to work in the UK/EU


  • A track record in energy sales B2B would be beneficial 

If you feel that you may be suitable for this Business Development Manager role, then please apply now!

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