Business Development Manager (Fit Out) NI, Jobs, 2467
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Business Development Manager (Fit Out) NI

Construction & Property - Sales & Marketing
Ref: 2467 Date Posted: Wednesday 17 Jul 2019
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Business Development Manager – Fit out


Can you share an informed opinion on the effectiveness of collaborative workspace, open plan offices, and acoustics considerations? Do you see the value in design and how it can impact working and learning environments?


If you are proud of the network of contacts you’ve built up during your successful sales career in the construction industry and are ready to build a new offering for a long- established business in Northern Ireland, this could be the next step for you.


Business Development Manager – The Role


Acting as BDM for a newly established national fit-out business, with considerable parent company backing, this is an excellent opportunity to bring a new and highly sought after end-to-end proposition to the local market place, resulting in clients being freed of the stresses of multiple suppliers and contracts, benefitting from cost efficiencies, greater expertise and  schemes completed on time and to schedule every time.


The Day to Day:


  • Mapping the market into the main sectors: office occupiers, owners, providers at all stages of usage, major & sub-contractors & up-coming tender opportunities.
  • Identifying and qualifying new business opportunities, aligned with company strategy.
  • Following up on inquiries coming into the business.
  • Carrying out initial estimations, pricing and rudimentary design schemes – to be further enhanced by an experienced inhouse design team.
  • Assisting in the creation of compelling full design proposals  
  • Accurate forecasting & pipelining.
  • Networking in the local market-place.
  • Collaborating with marketing, to raise the business and your personal profile.
  • Work in a fully consultative way with clients on their aspirations for their working environments, their current and future staff numbers, typical and proposed activities for their interior spaces and related future ambitions.
  • Keeping on top of office/commercial interior trends and technologies and strive to be a respected source of information in the sector.
  • Managing client relationship, effective regular communication and troubleshooting where possible.
  • Information gathering/cross-selling for future business and the wider group divisions.
  • Working with clients for case studies to further your success in the territory.


The Skills Required:


  • + 5 years demonstrable successful New Business sales experience gained within the construction/Interiors/specification market.
  • Astute strategic mind, self-managing and hunter work ethic.
  • Confident in engaging with contacts across all industry sectors (warm and cold leads).
  • Design-minded, with ability to create initial schemes as sales tools.
  • Commercially aware, with a demonstrated ability to leverage service over margin.
  • Aspirational, ready to take on a challenge with unlimited possibilities.
  • Basic knowledge of design software packages.




  • Previous new business interior fit out sales experience.
  • Strong network of NI construction contacts




  • Senior level Base salary & Bonus.
  • Fully Expensed Company Car
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Hours of work 8-5 Mon – Thurs & 8-4 on Friday
  • Regular appraisals
  • Parking
  • Annual Performance Review


For more information on this position or to express your interest prior to forwarding a specifically drafted CV please contact Sarah Stewart on, Tel 07812052821 or apply using the link above.