Business Development Manager

Healthy Careers
20 May 2024
13 Jun 2024
Job Title
Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager


A unique opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic, family, entrepreneurial group of companies, growing organically and through acquisitions.

The group has an extraordinary track record of having never made a redundancy in over 35 years, alongside 34 years of community, charity, philanthropy works.

If you want to be recognised and treasured as an individual based on your contribution and results, this could be your new working family home.

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity for genuine career progression as they thrive within the role.

Company Profile

Arguably the best employer in Hertfordshire and one of the UK s most successful and leading packaging companies who have been established for over 35 years. An innovative and energetic three–generation family run business, who are committed to delivering best–in–class, uniquely positioned products and services to some of the most prestigious brands in the world, across varying industry sectors.

Job Profile

The requirement for a Business Development Manager has arisen through continued growth, expansion and demand in both customer base and orders. The Business Development Manager will have a real focus on winning new business as well as managing existing customer accounts and relationships. As such, the successful person must have proven and demonstrable experience in a similar role.

The role will be interesting and varied with no one day being the same and will suit someone with a dynamic and adaptable nature as well as having strong attention to detail and with a drive to succeed and achieve targets.

This role will be office based and the successful candidate must be prepared and able to travel into Stevenage every day. You will also need to be prepared to travel to and visit clients throughout the UK as required, which will include overnight stays.

Primary responsibilities

  • Identifying new business opportunities, creating strategies to successfully reach new business opportunities.
  • Building relationships with new and existing clients, gauging their needs and creating proposals, quotes and prices to address these needs.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing clients.
  • Communicating with clients clearly and addressing their concerns, resolving any issues or conflicts are they arise, and managing expectations appropriately.
  • Create sales forecasts and proactively work towards them reaching them.
  • Liaising with and building strong relationships suppliers and internal departments.
  • Use of internal bespoke software to provide quotes and pricing for customers.
  • Order processing.


  • Proven and demonstrable experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Able to identify and win new business opportunities.
  • Ability to maintain and develop relationships with multiple existing clients.
  • Be able to communicate with clients clearly and addressing their concerns, resolving any issues or conflicts are they arise, and managing expectations appropriately.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritise workload is essential.
  • Able to interpret information and data in different formats and layouts.
  • Strong mathematical acumen.
  • Able to think on feet and adapt in an ever changing and fast paced environment.
  • A drive to succeed and achieve targets.


  • Mon Friday, 9am to 5.30pm

You may be required to work additional hours when authorised and as necessitated by the needs of the business


We believe in rewarding your hard work and dedication. Our enticing package not only includes standard benefits but also emphasizes unparalleled opportunities for career growth and development. Here's what we offer:

  • Performance Bonus: Your efforts and achievements won't go unnoticed. We believe in recognizing and rewarding exceptional performance.
  • Health Club/Gym Membership: We care about your well–being. Enjoy access to a health club or gym membership, promoting a healthy work–life balance.
  • Generous Annual Leave: Recharge and rejuvenate with 22 days of annual leave, in addition to Bank Holidays. We understand the importance of taking time off to rest and recharge.
  • Opportunities for System & Company Improvements: Your ideas matter. We actively encourage and provide opportunities for you to contribute to system and company improvements. Your input can shape our future.
  • Auto–enrolment into Workplace Pension Scheme: Secure your financial future with our auto enrolment into a workplace pension scheme. We're committed to supporting your long–term financial goals.
  • Career Progression & Development: Embark on a journey of growth with ample opportunities for career progression and development. We believe in investing in our employees, fostering an environment where your professional aspirations become a reality.

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