Business Development Consultant

Posted a week ago by Driver Hire

Feltham, Greater London
£35,000/annum Bonus Structure

Business Development Consultant 

Salary: £35,000 a year basic with commission & bonus structure in place.  

Do you have excellent relationship building and sales skills, a keen interest in digital innovation and wish to take the next step as a Business Development consultant with a respected brand leader?

Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist logistics recruiter. . . but we cover more than just driving, this is where we need you!!

We’re looking for a passionate and committed Business Development Consultant to work in our well-established franchise office Twickenham and Heathrow. Whilst you will be responsible for working with some of our existing clients, you will also be leading the charge on bringing on new ones from a variety of different sectors and industries!

You will be working closely with the business owner in this is a high-profile role within the business which gives you a fantastic chance to showcase your skills and leads to other potential job opportunities and career progression. We have ambitious growth plans of venturing out heavily into other sectors within TW post code and Heathrow areas, and you’ll be pivotal to this!

This high-profile role will see you interacting with key members of the business and so further development opportunities may arise.

What does the role involve?

You will be responsible for delivering high levels of new customer & candidate acquisition as well as managing and growing the existing customer base within the TW post code’s & Heathrow territory.

As a new Business Development Consultant, you will be engaged in managing the whole recruitment cycle, including:

  • Using our data and identifying new prospect clients to drive decision making.
  • Embrace technology to drive effective candidate recruitment.
  • Visiting clients and making sales calls.
  • Liaising and servicing new and existing client accounts.
  • Ensuring all accounts are compliant and up to date.
  • Tasked with identifying and highlighting key areas of growth within sector markets.

As a new member of the team, you will be supported through an induction and training programme with Recruitment Consultants from other virtual offices around the country, elements of which will be delivered by Driver Hire Group Services (our franchisor). This programme will focus on giving you the skills and knowledge that will become an essential part of your role within the team. You will also be working with an experienced team to make sure you’re settled and ready to achieve wonderful things as a team!

What do you need to be successful?

A key part of your success in the Business Development Consultant role will be your:

  • Ability to grow the branch through new business sales.
  • Pro-active, “can-do” attitude.
  • Ambitious and eager to achieve great things both individually and as a team.
  • Ability to follow a process.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent levels of customer service.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of modern technology.
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks where required.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with candidates and customers.
  • Full, UK driving licence.

Experience of sales or recruitment of business development would be advantageous, but more important to us is an aptitude to learn and a positive attitude. We’re particularly interested in someone with experience locally within various sectors whether that’s:

  • Industrial
  • Airport
  • Construction
  • Sales

Why work for Driver Hire?

As a new Driver Hire Business development consultant, you can expect an attractive rewards package including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme.
  • 21 days of holiday (excluding Bank Holidays)
  • Your birthday off as paid Holiday!!
  • Brilliant incentives and commission structures in place to boost your earnings.
  • A strong business support network.

When successful, the right candidate can take their career to the next level; there will be a set pathway for progression available for you, we are looking for the next superstar to help us break records consistently!

Our staff are important to us, so we regularly benchmark ourselves against our competitors. In a recent survey of over 100 franchisees, group services and local office staff, 96% say they are proud to work for Driver Hire.

So, if you believe that this role is for you, please apply today.

We will review all applications and you will be contacted within 10 days of your application if you have been shortlisted.

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