Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South: (Nottingham downwards to Kent and across to Bristol)
Salary: Up to 70000
Reference: 882261A
Contact Name: Vicky Foweraker
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 30, 2019 11:15

Job Description


A leading International manned guarding security provide, (mainly static and mobile)is seeking to invest in an experienced Manned Guarding Sales professional in the South of England to convert immediate opportunities and to also identify, develop and secure new strategic business within the region.  (Nottingham, downwards to Kent and across to Bristol)

You will have a manned guarding security sales background and be accustomed to selling to those within the Corporate, Public Sector and Property Management sector and you will be used to closing opportunities between up to £1m and delivering a target of £4.5m

The region covers from Nottingham downwards to the South Coast and across to Bristol: Therefore, the candidate can be based anywhere within the South, but must be able to commute to London on a regular basis.

Reporting to the National Sales Manager you will be responsible for identifying and converting existing leads, of which 75% of these are incoming, into contracts to achieve target.

What are they offering?

  • Basic Salary to £70K depending on experience- a realistic OTE 105K YR1
  • Prestigious car/ allowance, unlimited commission + accelerated bonus scheme.
  • A generous pension and 25 days holiday a year.
  • An existing pipeline that needs converting (75% of leads will be incoming)
  • A true meritocracy where you have the autonomy to manage your own workload
  • Realistic career opportunities.

What are they asking for?

You are an experienced Manned Guarding security business development professional who has sold contracts from 168s to £1m+ deals. Confident in your ability to take advantage of multi incoming business enquiries along with the know how to cost opportunities you will be able to demonstrate in interview your understanding of the margin and associated profit from previous success.

It goes without saying that you are persuasive + credible with an ability to sell concepts and ideas by gaining commitment + closing.  An ability to forge and maintain relationships over the telephone and face to face with clients is essential as is a full UK driving license


  • Identify opportunities for growth within new clients and execute strategy (business development)
  • Generate growth by keen networking and following up identified clients (75% incoming)
  • Achieving financial sales targets across both new and existing clients
  • Lead and/or support in the negotiation or re-negotiation of all sales opportunities
  • Retain strong understanding of current operation, competitor position and market trends
  • Attend relevant trade events and actively pursue networking opportunities within the sector

Key Search Terms:

Security Manned Guarding Sales Business Development Manager Tender Management Facilities