Location:          Coventry

Salary:              £35,000 - £40,000 + bonus OTE £70k


Do you have experience of selling energy procurement contracts into the I&C retail UK Energy Industry? A leading Gas and Electricity consultants is seeking a Business Development Manager to join their Coventry based team, to enhance the company’s position in terms of both new sales and margin growth.  If you have sales experience and are used to negotiating corporate energy contracts, and advising on risk management strategy, then we want to hear from you! Send your CV to: scott.birley@utilityteam.co.uk

Key responsibilities:

  • Achieve new business power and gas sales from the I&C market place using own contact base
  • New business sales process from initial prospecting through to contract negotiation
  • Devise acquisition strategies through effective and visible account planning
  • Build a pipeline of opportunities and ensure sales activity records are maintained
  • Ensure contractual paperwork for contracts within the portfolio is up to date 
  • Compile and submit detailed sales reports on a weekly and monthly
  • Identify and assist with development of new products and services for business customers,
  • Develop credible and strong internal and external stakeholder relationships.

Skills and experience required:

  • At least two years previous experience in an energy consultancy is essential
  • In depth knowledge and experience in the I&C Energy industry
  • Solid understanding of flexible procurement and risk management strategies
  • Ability to devise acquisition strategies through effective and documented account planning,
  • Able to evidence pipeline development and growth strategies to ensure forward opportunity
  •  Minimum 2/3 years’ sales experience
  •  Strong achievement drive, self-motivation and relationship management capability.
  • Analytical thinking with strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to influence and have impact at a senior level.
  • Proven sales and negotiation skills with end users.
  • Proven high level of pure new business delivery
  • Numerate and accurate with ability to solve detailed problems and use own initiative