Business Development Manager

Date advertised:
Job details:

Intertek is currently recruiting a Business Development Manager (BDM) on a full-time, permanent basis. The role will be based out of the company's offices in Derby, UK. There will be travel throughout the UK and occasionally to Europe. The role is for the development of NDT-site and laboratory, materials testing, mechanical testing and welding quality services. The industries the BDM will operate in are: aerospace, rail, transport, oil & gas, power generation, both nuclear and conventional, submarine, foundries, fabrication and construction.

The applicant should have a proven track record in delivering sales across a diverse customer base. The BDM’s role is to identify areas for growth – whether in new markets or in current markets and with existing customers. The applicant will develop and execute a sales strategy in line with the annual Business Plan. The BDM will also monitor and nurture the top 50 customers with regular visits.

The applicant should have a background in non-destructive testing. Experience in welding processes or materials testing would be a bonus.

Essential experience:
  • A sound knowledge of NDT methods and qualifications

  • An understanding of the industries served by NDT and materials testing and welding quality services

  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, Word, Excel, CRMs, Power point

  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Excellent communication skills

  • A professional and positive demeanour

  • A willingness to work as part of a team
Energy, drive and passion
  • Desire to achieve

  • A commitment to learn and fully utilise sales software
  • Develop an annual business plan in conjunction with the General Manager
  • Monitor customer activity and spend
Meeting/exceeding sales targets based on revenue and profit margin

  • Manage a full diary – including meetings/sales activity (visits/calls/emails) and meeting monthly targets
Provide professional, technical quotations and tenders in conjunction with General Manager and Laboratory Managers
Provide detailed and comprehensive reporting of all sales visits

  • Participate in a global sales activities – working in collaboration with overseas colleagues when invited to do so

  • Exploring opportunities for a ‘wider’ sales approach involving other Intertek laboratories

  • Good awareness of contract law and best practice

  • Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting using global software

  • Competitive salary
Company car (a full, clean driving license is required) 

About Intertek


By joining Intertek’s global team, you will share our vision of becoming the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance. In addition, you will work with some of the best, brightest, and most inspiring people in the Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification industry who go above and beyond to deliver Total Quality Assurance to industries worldwide whilst exceeding customer expectations globally, 24/7.

As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role.

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. The applicant will be part of the UK NDT/Materials Testing team. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enables our customers to power ahead safely.

Contact details:
Please provide a CV, covering letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and salary expectations to All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.

<< Back