Business Development Manager

Industrial & Engineering


Job Description

Linear Industrial & Engineering is a leading recruitment agency who has grown enormously over the last few years. Due to this continued growth and success, we are now seeking to employ a Business Development Manager to join our team.

Purpose and Responsibilities: 
To identify and convert new business opportunities in order to generate further revenue and contribute to the continued growth, with a focus on volume contracts.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities: 
Sales Activities

  • Meet sales targets as agreed with the Managing Director

  • Increase sales revenue year on year by proactively exploring all sales opportunities

  • Actively and successfully manage the sales process; lead generation, client negotiation, and close the deal

  • Prepare tenders, deliver presentations and proposals for potential new clients in a professional polished manner

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of the current recruitment market

  • Be proactive and responsive to potential clients

  • Identify other sales opportunities with the client by cross-selling / promoting the services

  • Liaise with and support Branch staff in order to prepare for new client requirements.

  • Maintain clear and effective appointment and diary management

Competencies and behaviour required: 

  • Excellent Customer Service skills

  • A proven track record of writing tenders and delivering presentations to potential new customers

  • Effective organisation and planning skills

  • Effective negotiating and decision-making skills

  • A strong financial awareness

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • A flexible approach to daily tasks and problem solving

  • Team player qualities while being motivated to work independently and to targets

Qualifications/Experience and Knowledge Required

  • Experience within a recruitment sales environment

  • Knowledge of regulated Recruitment Policies, legislation and procedures

  • Computer skills including Word and Excel. Full training will be provided on our In-House Recruitment System

  • Knowledge of current recruitment market

  • Networking ability

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: negotiable depending on experience plus comprehensive bonus scheme 

What you can expect from Linear

  • A competitive salary

  • High Performance Awards

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Your Birthday off each year

  • Flexible progression opportunities

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are seeking and wish to further your career within a dynamic, forward-thinking organisation send your CV by email to


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Dean Plumb

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