Business Development Manager

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/786710/80216/MA
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: £1.00 to £2.00
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Business Development Manager

A successful Business Development Manager is the driving force behind generating new sales leads and creating new revenue streams to ensure the continued growth of the Education Sector. You'll be looking for these seeds of potential growth at every opportunity whilst engraining this behaviour into your team. You'll support the wider education sector with the mobilisation of each new contract won and forge long lasting relationships with the client to ensure both budget and sales targets are met. If the thought of sitting behind a desk all day gives you itchy feet, this could be the Business Development Manager role for you as you'll be required to spend a large amount of time visiting clients, building relationships as well as attending networking events to ensure that you are the forefront of the business mind as they go to tender. 

Using your Education or public sector expertise you will be leading new business bids and tenders, new business meetings, contract renewals - no two days will be the same and the ability to prioritise day to day is a must! 

This is a truly superb opportunity to work as a Business Development Manager is our Education business and continue the growth of our award winning strategy!

Job Description

Business Development Manager

  • Highly competitive salary 
  • Company Car 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holiday and opportunity to buy additional holiday 
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Enhanced pension contribution

At Compass we believe a successful career starts with passion, creativity and positivity. As one big family, our people are proud of what we do, we offer career development and the opportunity to work across many different sectors.

Who you are:

You're a true sales person with an eye for business opportunity even in the most unlikely of places however it's not just all about you and your success, but that of your team as well. As one of our Business Development Managers, we want you to have experience in leading bids and tenders in the education sector to achieve targets and really made a positive impact on business growth. Your experience as a Business Development Manager will have given you a good sense of business acumen, the confidence to approach potential new clients and a good head for numbers across contract catering within the education sector!

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.