Business Development Manager

Assist Resourcing
27 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
As one of fastest growing staffing groups in the UK, Assist is transforming the way resourcing and learning solutions are delivered. We work with some of the most recognised brands across the UK delivering specialist staffing and market leading learning solutions that provide our customers and partners with very powerful resourcing capabilities. We are passionate about connecting great businesses with great people. Our solutions are ethical, provide transparency and are delivered at optimal cost through a range of models from RPO and pool management right through to direct supply of flexible and skilled workforces. We are without doubt different from the crowd, we are easy to work with, have extremely talented people that are embedded into our customers organisations and utilise the latest in-house technology to streamline process and drive out cost efficiency.We're an award winning people business, and are currently looking for talented individuals to join our brilliant team. The RoleReporting to the Group Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the UK new business team and be the key player to ensure the company meets its set targets. You will co-operate with the Group marketing team and ensure relevant materials are used for all new business and marketing activities. You will furthermore be responsible for the following:Generate leads to contribute to the department's multi-million income targetCo-operate with the Operations and Training teams to articulate commercial prospectsCreate and implement tactical and strategic targetsWork within tight deadlines Manage the whole pitch process and sales pipelineCreate pre-qualification questionnaires, RFI's and ITT submissionsBe creative and strategic about every pitch and be an influential professional within the groupThe Ideal CandidateWe're looking for an experienced new business professional who has a great commercial and strategic mindset. You must be experienced in delivering new business and have a proven track record of delivering commercially sustainable growth through the winning of contracts through tendering and negotiation. You must be able to build successful new business strategies, understand brand identity and deliver outstanding new business pitches.Outstanding project co-ordination skillsMinimum 5 years in a New Business Development roleExperience with National or Onsite industrial volume recruitment solutions Great team motivator and managerStrong attention to detail and work in a professional manner when under pressureAn excellent commercial and strategic mindset and a drive to winApproach any task with a positive attitude and be collaborativeThe successful candidate must have excellent English written and verbal skillsHave a proven track record of delivering commercially sustainable growth through the winning of contracts through tendering and negotiationBe commercially & financially focusedBe able to make significant contribution to the business as part of the wider Assist Group through Business Development activity & Cross SellingBenefits;Competitive Salary (Market Leading) + Bonus Company Car + Laptop + Mobile PhoneEmployee Assistance ProgrammeGenerous holiday allowanceHealth & Wellbeing BenefitsCompany Engagement Programme (Summer & Christmas Parties, Awards, Fun Days etc.)Pension Contributions