Contract FlooringBusiness Development Manager

Contract Flooring - Business Development Manager - £30k to £40k - Bedfordshire. Business Development Manager Immediately required for leading contractor based in Bedfordshire. Business Development Managers from all disciplines considered.

About the Client:

Established for over 30 years this UK market-leading provider of Commercial Flooring and Roofing Solutions require an experienced Business Development Manager to help drive the business forward. This role requires a high calibre applicant, ideally with previous experience in the Flooring, Roofing or Construction sectors.

About the Role:

  • To answer all calls into the sales group in a professional and timely manner.
  • To contact estimating and quantity surveying departments of construction companies and request tender enquiries for flooring finishes
  • To actively seek out new business opportunities for the company and convert these to tender enquiries
  • To work towards targets set by Sales Manager/Director
  • To provide Estimators with enough secured tender opportunities to achieve the set sales targets.
  • To maintain a supply chain list of approved suppliers allocated by the Sales Manager
  • To actively target new supply chains as directed by the Sales Manager
  • To record all prospecting activity on the Project Tracker and follow up accordingly.
  • To carry out ad hoc projects as directed by the Sales Manager
  • To log and act on any sales lead information generated for the company
  • To follow up on all unsecured tenders returned by the Sales Estimators and convert these projects to secured opportunities where it is possible to do so
  • To promote the company to existing and prospective new customers verbally and in writing
  • To provide support to the Sales Estimators as and when needed
  • To assist with filing and other housekeeping duties as and when requested
  • To work to and uphold the principles of the company’s Quality Management System
  • To be responsible for personal Health & Safety and to notify appropriate parties of any issues.

About the Candidate:

  • Ability to use the telephone system/Internet/Internet
  • Understanding of tender process (unsecured and secured)
  • Understanding of pricing floor finishes, labour and adhesives
  • Understanding of flooring products suppliers, manufacturers , fitting and associated materials
  • Knowledge of Main Contractor accounts and internal structures
  • Numerate
  • Articulate
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • IT skills Excel/Word
  • Work under own Initiative
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Selling Skills
  • Organisation Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi task
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • BDM's from a Manufaturer will not be considered
  • Must be from a Contractor Background
  • Please do not apply if you are not a UK resident.

Points of Appeal:

  • Great Promotional Prospects
  • Good Salary Package
  • Multi Million Turnover
  • Top 10 Company


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email