MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
The Business Development Manager is responsible for selling to and educating customers about Rapid Access’ product portfolio, facilities and services.
Reporting into the Regional Sales Manager and working closely with the Business Development Team, the role holder will be part of a team responsible for providing high quality and proactive business development opportunities to the Oman region.
The Business Development Manager will be given a defined customer portfolio within an assigned territory and will be tasked with its growth and maximising revenue and profit against agreed targets by converting enquiries and sales proposals into confirmed orders.
This is predominantly achieved through field-based sales activity and account management of both the existing customer base and new business.
The Business Development Manager can be required to travel throughout Oman as well as spending time in the depot when needed.
Actively manage and develop all customers within an agreed portfolio which may extend across Oman
Develop and sustain a solid relationship between Rapid Access and its customers
Deal with all customer queries quickly, efficiently and cost effectively
Ensure customer service and customer expectations are exceeded
New Business Development:
Identify and follow up enquiries and sales leads with new and existing customers
Grow the given portfolio through proactive prospecting through activities such as market research, networking and lead generation
Updating the management team on topics such as industry trends, area performance, competitor activity, lost jobs, revenue and utilisation
Conduct customer sales visits with new and existing customers with goal of securing or retaining business
Achieving all revenue and KPI (Key Performance Indicators) targets to include:
– year-on-year revenue growth
– redevelopment of dormant accounts to agreed percentage
– retention of existing active customer base within agreed percentage
Reporting & Information Systems:
Ensure the CRM system is routinely updated with information such as customer visits, quotes, forecasts
Assist with production of sales activity, market and competitor analysis reports
Sales Support Activities:
Prepare and coordinate customer proposals and quotations
Attend company stands at exhibitions, trade shows and conferences when required
Provide support to cash collection activities
Assist the Hire Desk Control team with customer queries
The chosen candidate will meet ALL the essential criteria below:
Proven track record in a business-to-business target –driven, consultative sales role in the heavy plant, machinery or construction related industry sector
Ability to demonstrate effective negotiation skills and deliver convincing arguments in order to win commercially viable business
Experience of strategically growing business in an assigned territory through an understanding of a customer base, competitor activity and buying behaviours
Competence in the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Valid car driving licence
Fluent in English
Fluent in Arabic and Hindi
Experience selling in Oman
- Job Location
- Muscat, Oman
- Company Industry
- Engineering; Construction
- Company Type
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role
- Employment Type
- Full Time Employee
- Monthly Salary Range
- Number of Vacancies
- Job Ref.