Business Development Manager - North West England (Ref: 1333)

Hydrasun is a recognised market leader in the provision of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions.  We are focused on supporting the energy transition through our work in the oil and gas, renewable energy, general industrial and marine industries worldwide.

We are recruiting for a Business Development Manager for the North West of England.  This role will report to the Sales Director, and will manage and develop key customer relationships & identify key growth opportunities in support of Hydrasun becoming the clear market leader in the integration, site installation and maintenance of Hydrogen & Hydraulic Systems to End Users, Original Equipment Manufacturers and EPC Contractors in the UK & Europe

Additional focus of this position will be to identify/establish and manage clear Strategic Business Development opportunities and associated specific target projects in both the IIS (integrated Instrumentation Solutions, Hydraulic system / Maintenance, Core product &  new immerging Hydrogen market sectors.

Essential Experience, Qualifications and Competencies

  • Extensive experience in a senior Sales / Business Development  role
  • Experience of developing long term customer relationships in new and emerging markets
  • Development of innovative contractual structures to meet the requirements of customers
  • Experience of selling added value solutions
  • Sound understanding of key marketing & market positioning activities
  • Track Record in effective customer account management, relationship development together with exposure within a commercial environment.
  • Market research, analysis and opportunity identification
  • Good command of the English language
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good Customer Service Skills
  • Team Player
  • Computer Literate
  • Experience of selling added value services
  • Excellent Presentation skills (including use of Microsoft Powerpoint software)
  • Ability to work effectively on own or as part of a team
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products at an intermediate level

Desirable Experience, Qualifications and Competencies

  • Degree – Business or Engineering
  • Experience of working with Hydrogen systems and sales & marketing in the Hydrogen market space
  • Established relationships with key  customers in emerging markets to align business requirements to meet the customer and market needs
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical, Petro Chemical or Food Processing sectors
  • A good working knowledge of Hydrasun products & services.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Development, Integrate and manage clear Business Development Strategy for the growth of the Teesside operations in the North of England
  • Further to the promotion of Hydrasun’s integrated product and service solutions for the marketplace, prepare and submit annual sales & growth plans for key target customers and projects
  • Accountable for achieving and exceeding agreed sales and profit performance targets for target customers on an on-going basis
  • Through close customer engagement drive forward the development of our market positioning strategy & overall business growth plans
  • Establish a close working relationship with all Hydrasun BD managers to develop collaborative working strategies to meet Hydrasun customer requirements
  • Establish a close working relationship with all Hydrasun internal sales team to develop collaborative working strategies to meet Hydrasun customer requirements
  • Responsible for implementing the Hydrasun defined key Customer Management & Project pursuit process with identified targets & maintaining / driving forward appropriate relationship & sales development plans
  • Responsible for engaging the wider Hydrasun organisation in the development  of specific Proposals for key target customers in order to realise business growth opportunities
  • Further to the above responsible for maintaining an appropriate Opportunities Pipeline & meeting defined Key Performance Indicators in terms of Pipeline Values and Order Book Values for key target customers
  • Maintain the Hydrasun centralised database of key customers and contacts for the target projects responsible for
  • In line with the above work closely with the Hydrasun channel / business unit managers responsible for the execution of new business opportunities
  • As required engage with 3rd parties (consultants, trade associations, agencies, professional advisors) to support the above and to assist in executing new business opportunities
  • As required work with Branch Manager to develop regional initiatives to grow and develop new business opportunities.

For more information regarding this vacancy please contact our recruitment team: or 01224 618654.

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