Reference : 567794

Business Development Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/29/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Business Development Manager opportunity. This role will cover predominantly the West London area with frequent travel to Central London and areas from Milton Keynes to Crawley.


How will you support us?

This role is working with British Gypsum, where you will be responsible for managing and developing our Main Contractor accounts and gaining maximum value through our value and product leadership proposition - whilst creating demand for new products and services.


In the role as a Business Development Manager you will;

  • Have responsibility for the commercial success our projects, working collaboratively with the customer to ensure maximum commercial advantage and commitment through the supply chain
  • Establish and maintain an effective network of contacts and stakeholders: both internally and externally
  • Continually promote our value and product proposition to meet customer and business needs
  • Negotiate agreements with commercial and technical directors
  • Conduct presentations on a frequent basis at high levels


What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?


In order to be successful in this role, you must have;

  • Experience within a similar type role within sales and account management
  • Experience with working with all levels of people from directors to site level
  • The sales focus and drive to keep going as sometimes our projects can last a long time
  • Excellent team player abilities as you will work close with our ASMs and PSMs
  • The flexibility and willingness to travel on a frequent basis


Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.



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