Head of Business Development

Discipline: Sales and Business Development
Salary: Remote/Preston | £80,000
Contact name: Gabriella Moraes

Contact email: gabriella.moraes@tpn.co.uk

​About the Company

Our client provides specialist retail business products that optimise the growth, safety and performance of their customers’ businesses. Through their online marketplace they offer a range of value-driving, business-simplifying products to help customers discover their opportunities for growth and innovation.

About the Opportunity

To have responsibility for the sales activity of the Group. To develop and execute agreed sales strategies to a successful conclusion. Lead the Business Development team by offering support and coaching. Generate new relationships with partners, referrers and prospects.


  • Manage and motivate the Business Development team to exceed targets.

  • Line manage Marketing Executive.

  • Setting activity and revenue targets for members of the BD team to deliver monthly & annual targets.

  • Continual training and development of all members of the BD team.

  • Attending key meetings with members of the BD team and coaching in the field.

  • Collaborate on account management plans with Service and Operations teams.

  • Identifying key areas for improvement in the sales process for all products Suresite offers.

  • Spotting market opportunities for new customers.

  • Attending monthly meetings with the Senior Leadership team to deliver forecasts and income reports.

  • All aspects of recruitment and selection for the sales department.

  • Manage the marketing budget effectively to maximise opportunities.

  • Monthly reporting on sales performance against budget and reporting on variances.

About the Desired Candidate

  • A strong understanding of merchant acquiring, Wetstock and Health and Safety. A proven track record in one or all these sectors would be desirable but not essential.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to C- Suite level.

  • Ability to understand and deliver on company strategy in a fast-paced environment.

  • A real passion for personal and business growth and openness to fast paced change.

  • Ability to use data to create meaningful dialogue with colleagues and clients.

  • A problem solver. The ability to make logical decisions in a diverse and complex environment using technology derived information.

  • Ability to inspire sales teams through motivational techniques and thought leadership.

  • Commercial awareness and knowledge of how best to increase profit margins.