Business Development Manager (M&E Contractor), Jobs, 2468

Business Development Manager (M&E Contractor) - Belfast

Building Services - Sales & Marketing
Ref: 2468 Date Posted: Monday 04 Nov 2019
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Business Development Manager (M&E)

London/Greater London Territory

My client is a long established, forward-thinking M&E contractor, headquartered in Northern Ireland and is a truly ‘people first’ company, as regards their staff and their customers.

Carrying out work across the UK and Ireland, with a focus on the greater London area, where they have operated successfully for over 5 years they have an open, respectful and inclusive culture, thrive on innovation and always finding better and easier ways of working.

With the support of their own in-house design management and BIM teams, they have had particular success in education and healthcare whilst also carrying out works in many other sectors and currently directly employ around 200 people.

The company success is due to its focus on customer and staff in equal measure, which allows them to continue to grow with turnover in the region of £35m and they share the rewards of this success with their people.

As part of continued expansion, the business is now seeking to appoint a Business Development Manager in London with a track record in the construction sector.

The position is results driven with remuneration based on meeting agreed targets and KPI’S.

The position will report to the Commercial Director.


The Role

This long-standing mechanical and electrical contractor has a commitment and plans to grow its business in the London region as an integral part of its long term sustainable strategy. Key to that growth is the appointment of a person who understands the construction sector and the sales process in securing M&E contracts. To build their knowledge of the region it is critical that the successful candidate brings with them a detailed understanding of the sector drivers and challenges, along with the characteristics of the competition. The business would expect this person to be aware of, and signpost the company to new and pending tender opportunities. The leadership team expect this role to have input in improving their understanding of the supplier and trusted sub-contractor base in the region. The business is committed to providing the necessary support in this region to make it a success.



  • To provide detailed market analysis and research on an on-going basis, that includes key decision makers, budget holders and influencers
  • Create and manage target client’s using CRM
  • Create a marketing, networking and events plan that underpins the business objectives in the region
  • Build and lead relationships with targeted key clients
  • Creation and maintenance of sales presentation material with the marketing department
  • Create and manage the qualified lead pipeline and sales conversion process
  • Meet enquiry and new business targets
  • Contribute to successful tender submission and negotiation
  • Provide regular, accurate and consistent reporting as required by the leadership group
  • Lead and report on innovation trends in the sector
  • Gather customer feedback throughout the business cycle and report on this to allow continual improvement.
  • Building the Brand along with the leadership team


The ideal candidate profile:

  • Minimum of 5 years working in a sales and business development role at a senior level
  • Track record in winning and developing business
  • Detailed knowledge of the construction sector
  • A degree or similar qualification in construction or project management
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the sales process from initial lead to successful negotiation
  • Knowledge of the supply chain ecosystem, it's player’s (suppliers / sub-contractors) and key drivers
  • Gravitas and track record in sales and relationship building
  • Confident and capable communicator, comfortable in a range of environments
  • Use and understanding of a recognised CRM system
  • Brings a network of existing relevant contacts
  • Ambitious, driven and used to working to targets and deadlines
  • The business thrives on good, effective, open and transparent communication aligned to their culture that has underpinned success over many years. They expect the successful candidate to meet and enjoy the same cultural and behavioural standards.



  • Highly Competitive Base salary & incentivising bonus structure
  • Car allowance
  • Considerable additional package benefits


For more information on this or any other sales or marketing opportunity please contact Sarah Stewart on or 07812052821.