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Business Development Manager

Here’s what you’ll be doing

Base location – Coventry

£58,693 – £71,634


E.ON Lighting and Grid is the ICP/B2B EV, Solutions delivery Business of E.ON. We’re 100% committed to our part in creating a sustainable future, whether it’s providing innovative lighting solutions for new developments, retrofitting solutions for local authorities or even developing and introducing smart technologies for distribution networks. We are absolutely on it and we would love you to join us in helping decarbonising energy infrastructures and helping the planet at the same time.


We operate one of the largest streetlighting contracting businesses in the UK. As well as providing new installations for most Housing Developers, we also work with the majority of local authorities.


Here’s what you will be doing


Right now, we’re looking for a Business Development Manager to join our Grid/Networks team based in Coventry.


You’ll be responsible for delivering sales and channel activity to support the delivery of E.ON Lighting & Grid sales, revenue, growth and profit targets.


This role will develop new business through our internal sales teams, self-generated leads and other sources.


You’ll also work with the Commercial Engineers, Project Manager and Bid Support to develop new channels to market and also with other Business Development Managers to develop, optimise and deliver sales activity.


You’ll also be accountable for achieving sales targets around revenue targets and growth as set out in Mid Term Plan (MTP) and quarterly forecasting process.

What we need from you

  • Experience of leading and developing strategies and plans to sell Electrical networks and related solutions.
  • Proven capability of prospecting, lead generation, developing and delivering sales proposals, negotiating and closing sales preferably in the Energy Solutions, B2B or technical services environment.
  • Experience and track record of growing strong strategic relationships with customers / 3rd parties.
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and interpersonal skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport with others.
  • Innovative/entrepreneurial spirit – curious about new technologies, practices and thinking and seeking opportunities to harness for competitive advantage.
  • Proven inter-personal and effective communication skills, with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and customers at all levels.
  • A flexible multi-tasker, able to cope with constantly changing priorities and environment and the ability to manage and resolve conflict.
  • A full UK driving license and willingness for regular UK travel.

Here’s what you need to know

Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus, and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022!

As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our 2022/23 ranking is 15th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.

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