National Business Development Manager

Location Donabate
Discipline: Sales & Commercial
Job ref: 008122
Published: 9 months ago

We are recruiting for a National Business Development Manager to drive the strategic growth and expansion of the Portakabin Ireland business!

Your role will centre around identifying and capitalising on new business opportunities, cultivating relationships with key stakeholders, and increasing the Company's market presence and revenue streams.

Through your strategic thinking and persuasive communication skills, you will lead negotiations, develop proposals, and secure new business contracts.

Role Details

*         Role based: Donabate, K36 K759

*         Contract type: Permanent

*         Annual leave: 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities

*         Cultivate and nurture strong relationships with existing key accounts, serving as a central point of contact.

*         Identify and target potential new key accounts, specifically focusing on national and global manufacturing companies.

*         Negotiate and finalise Preferred Supplier Agreements and Framework contracts with both existing and prospective key accounts.

*         Act as a brand ambassador by attending trade shows, industry events, and networking opportunities to showcase the Portakabin brand.

*         Head the Tender Committee responsible for assessing and approving large-scale projects.

*         Utilize CRM systems, Power BI, and other relevant software tools to facilitate transparent and effective communication among internal stakeholders.

Benefits & Opportunities

*         Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*         Working flexibly principles

*         Contributory pension

*         Bonus

*         Company Car

*         Single Private Medical Insurance

*         A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*         Cycle to Work Scheme

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin!

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

*         8+ years' experience in a B2B customer-facing sales/business development or key account management role

*         Customer service experience managing the client journey from enquiry through to acquisition

*         Full Irish driving licence

*         Knowledge of CRM systems

*         Sound financial knowledge

*         Contractual and legal awareness and compliance

*         Confident self-starter with excellent networking and interpersonal skills

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 11 September 2023.

About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made.


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