Business Development Manager - Oxford

Location : Oxford
Job type : Permanent
Reference : JOB-2670

WSR are recruiting for a Business Development Manager in the Oxfordshire area.

Ideally you will be located along the M4 corridor between Reading & Gloucester.

WSR are recruiting for an enthusiastic and experienced New Business Developer to join our client's team. This role presents a fantastic opportunity to drive growth and expand business opportunities for our client, a dynamic and rapidly evolving Industrial Solutions organization. Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, along with the opportunity to make a significant impact on their business growth. If you are a proactive business development professional with a passion for driving success, we invite you to read on and apply to join their team…

What's in it for you?

  • Annual salary dependent on experience

  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holiday

  • Pension (Standard Life)

  • Employee Assistant Programme (EAP) – Health Assured

  • Private Medical Insurance – Simply Health

  • Life Assurance (Canada Life)

  • Occupational Health Referrals

Purpose of the role:

Sell industrial products and agreed allied equipment to end-users.

Provide design assistance to architects and planners for future projects with drawings.

Develop and maintain professional customer relationships.

Maximize exposure and penetration by maintaining acceptable sales volume and profitability in defined sales territory (Support with marketing and web leads/inbound leads to be converted into sales)

Permanent observation of the market to identify new product opportunities.


  • Contact end-user customers to build up professional relationships.

  • Support customers to ensure correct product selection to maximize customers benefit.

  • Prepare offers and define orders with customers.

  • Prepare detailed order specifications for problem free internal handling of orders.

  • Provide premium design assistance to architects and planners to ensure the specification of their products drawings.

  • Visits to customer sites to ensure the correct preparations for installations (detailed site surveys)

  • Final approval of installations with customers (to be done by the relevant department – Project team)

  • Provide information of market and possible product opportunities to management.

  • Support the defined reporting policy.

  • Ensure order intake, Sales, and profits according to the set targets.

  • Education and Experience:

  • Minimum education required in a technical or commercial discipline.

  • A good command of English Language (Spoken & Written)

  • At least 3-4 years of Sales experience

  • Experience in selling to end-users.

  • Good MS Office skills (including PowerPoint)

To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Excellent verbal, numerical and written skills

  • Willingness to travel and to stay overnight when required.

  • Sales talent

  • Creative and self-motivated

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Proactive & customer-oriented

How to Apply:

Please click ‘APPLY NOW’, or call the WSR Team at 01908 618848 for more info.

We appreciate the time and effort invested in your application. While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, we kindly ask for your understanding in case of delays. If you do not hear from us within 10 days of submitting your application, please assume that, unfortunately, you have not been successful this time.

We will however keep your CV on file and review your suitability against any other vacancies we may have available.