Business Development Manager (Scotland)

April 19, 2024

Job Description

If you currently feel stagnant within your current role or are looking to take on a new challenge? Would you like to join a highly rated employer / organisation?

Contract Scotland are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join a well-established, Civil Engineering and Building Contractor based in Glasgow. This highly reputable, multifaceted contractor specialise in a range of construction industry sectors; so this is a very exciting opportunity for someone.

As the Business Development Manager, you will have the important role of being part of the organisations pre-construction team and liaising closely with the technical team and having a key focus on building relationships with internal and external partners.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • To work closely with the Director and Managers across departments
  • Overseeing and contributing to the bid and proposal processes of tendering
  • Cost and budget management
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Business Development, networking and client relationship building
  • Proactively canvassing for new business
  • Generating and applying sales strategies
  • To ensure that a high level of understanding and knowledge of the company s products and services ensuring customer inquiries can be dealt with accurately and appropriately
  • Be aware of the key trends in the market and take appropriate action
  • Identify and report on business opportunities in target markets
  • Creating negotiated framework and bid opportunities

To apply for this role you ideally will have proven experience of working within a similar role and will be focused on delivering set targets within tight deadlines. The suitable candidate will have previous experience working for a Building or Civil Engineering contractor and should ideally be degree qualified or hold a related qualification. You will also have in depth knowledge and understanding of the Scottish construction market and supply chain.

Legal Information:
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For roles in the UK, applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.