Business Development Manager; Manned Guarding

Business Development Manager; Manned Guarding

Job Title: Business Development Manager; Manned Guarding
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London or Swindon
Salary: up £60,000 basic + car + commission
Reference: 1395 AC
Contact Name: Alan Corcoran
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2020 14:18

Job Description

1395 AC Business Development Manager; Manned Guarding              London or Swindon 60K

Field based role: working from home + local office.


The Vacancy:

Sales background in Manned Guarding Security required.

Our client is an established provider of Manned Guarding Security who due to growth plans are seeking an experienced (manned guarding) sales professional to proactively convert immediate opportunities and then identify, develop and secure new corporate business within the M25 and potentially M4 corridor.

You will need a manned guarding business development background. You can be based anywhere commute-able (1 hour) from West London or Swindon. This company is investing in bid support to assist this role and support you with resources + time to build that pipeline: with a long-term sales strategy in which a polished sales professional will thrive.

You will report to the MD.

What are they offering?

  • Salary to £60K depending on experience
  • an existing pipeline that needs converting
  • Prestigious car/ allowance, unlimited commission and great career prospects
  • Growing company with the ability to fulfil opportunities when others cannot.
  •  A true meritocracy where you have the autonomy to manage your own workload



What are they asking for?

  •  Strong track record in Manned Guarding Security sales (and wide business acumen)
  • Ability to cost opportunities identified Quality presenter ability to close
  • Persuasive and credible with ability to sell concepts and ideas by gaining commitment
  • Ability to quickly develop rapport but can overcome barriers to win business
  • Demonstrates the ability to forge and maintain relationships over the telephone and face to face
  • organisational and time management skills with ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Must hold a valid full UK driving license
  • Focuses on results and aims to deliver an extraordinary performance


  • Identify opportunities for growth within new clients and execute strategy
  • Generate growth by keen networking and cold calling to identified clients
  • Consultative selling of range of services: mainly static manned guarding but to include patrol + response along with security systems.
  • Achieving financial sales targets across both new and existing clients
  • Lead and/or support in the negotiation or re-negotiation of all sales opportunities, working collaboratively with the Bid Team and Finance and within central bid guidelines
  • Retain strong understanding of current operation, competitor position and market trends
  • Attend relevant trade events and actively pursue networking opportunities within the sector
  • Develop and convert a sales pipeline that ensures personal OM sales targets are

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