BUSINESS MANAGER

Bluesky is the leading aerial survey company in the UK and has an enviable reputation in the UK GIS sector as a result of a portfolio of high-profile projects with clients that include Central Government, Local Authorities and commercial customers across a range of sectors across the globe. Following several successful years, we need to expand our team to meet the growing demand for our products and services. So, would you like to join our team, and be part of our success?

Package:

Competitive salary based on experience. Commission package. Pension.

Purpose:

To generate new opportunities, develop existing relationships and win new business within the insurance and financial services market.

 

At a time of rapid growth Bluesky is seeking to employ a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic business manager to exploit the wide range of opportunities that currently exist in the insurance and financial services space. This will involve engagement with and the management of end users, resellers and data integrators/aggregators. Whilst experience in the Geographic Information industry is highly desirable it isn’t essential as product training will be provided.

 

The successful candidate will be confident communicating with and presenting to potential customers at all levels, and be comfortable with working to sales targets and operating under pressure.

 

The role can be home or office based with an expectation that the successful candidate will be travelling to customers premises and attending conferences and exhibitions as required.

 

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for the position of Business Manager include but are not limited to:

  • Plan and prioritise personal sales activities and customer/prospect contact towards achieving agreed business aims, including costs and sales - especially managing personal time and productivity.

  • Generate sales and business opportunities through pro-active sales initiatives in order to achieve or exceed your personal annual sales target.

  • Plan and manage personal business portfolio/territory/business according to an agreed market development strategy.

  • Manage product/service mix, pricing and margins according to agreed aims.

  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimise quality of service, business growth, and customer and satisfaction.

  • Use customer and prospect contact activities tools and systems, and update relevant information held in these systems.

  • Plan/carry out/support marketing activities to agreed budgets and timescales, and integrate personal sales efforts with other organised marketing activities, e.g. product launches, promotions, advertising, exhibitions and telemarketing.

  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries using appropriate methods.

  • Monitor and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information.

  • Record, analyse, report and administer according to systems and requirements.

  • Communicate, liaise, and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.

  • Attend and present at external customer meetings and internal meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development.

  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.

  • Adhere to health and safety policy, and other requirements relating to care of equipment.

At all times behave responsibly and professionally. Bluesky is a dynamic, friendly and hardworking company with a “can do” attitude. Teamwork is promoted throughout the company and across departments and you are expected to embrace and promote these Bluesky ethics.

 

Applications:

Please email a CV and covering letter to: vacancies@bluesky-world.com   Applications must include a CV.

 

Applications with no CV attached will be disregarded immediately.

 

Applicants MUST already be eligible to work in the UK. 

Equal Opportunities:

Bluesky is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.