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Business Development Manager

Due to their continued growth, Pure Utilities is looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join their Management Team, to help drive the Company through the next exciting phase of expansion.

This newly-created position is a great opportunity for the right person to grow and develop with the Company.

As the Business Development Manager, you will be tasked with improving customer acquisition and retention, building on the thousands of customers.

As someone who is self-driven, you will have the passion and motivation to grow the business, as well as the professionalism and expertise required to build trust and succeed in a competitive market.

Pure has been incredibly successful thanks to their people who are encouraged to bring their own personality, experience and range of skills.

This has allowed them to build a stronger, more diverse and able business with year-on-year growth.

To continue this, they’re looking for someone to join a relaxed and friendly office to help with the increasing demand and to seek out other opportunities to grow the customer base.

What they do

Pure Utilities is a Licensed Provider of water and waste-water services to business customers in Scotland, with a straightforward, transparent and above all else, ethical approach, has seen customer and employee base continually increase.

They believe in the highest levels of customer service, treating everyone fairly and with respect.

Main Duties:


  • Oversee the Company’s business development function
  • Provide regular reports and demonstrate understanding through periodic analysis
  • Service large and key business customers, including Contract negotiations
  • Develop, deliver and manage the wider business development strategy
  • Business Development Team Line Manager duties
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate Company Policies and Procedures
  • Monitor new business opportunities and ensure profitability
  • Take and make customer calls, where appropriate
  • Promote and positively contribute to the Company’s values and culture
  • Work with the Finance Team to resolve delinquent accounts, where appropriate
  • Other ad-hoc office and administration tasks, as required.

Key Requirements:


  • An ethical approach to all aspects of business
  • Management experience and extensive success within a similar role
  • First Class communication skills, both written and verbal, with the personality and drive to develop customer relationships and negotiate effective resolutions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Dedication to engage effectively with other teams, to ensure business needs are met and to collectively contribute towards wider Company objectives
  • Supporting the team to succeed through effective Leadership
  • Solid experience in the use of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel, Word & Outlook).

The focus at PURE is to give customers the best experience and service possible, so professionalism, courtesy and personal integrity are essential qualities.

Whilst commercial qualifications, a relevant Degree or utility industry experience may be beneficial in this role, none are deemed essential.

Succeeding in the Role

A successful Business Development Team Manager will be organised, professional and have a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude.

They will be a dependable leader, excellent communicator and results driven.

They will represent the Company’s Core Values, consistently demonstrating their strong sense of ethics.

What You’ll Receive:


  • Base starting salary between £24,000 and £28,000 pa (DOE)
  • Team performance-based bonus scheme
  • 22 days holiday – increasing by 1 per year up to 27, plus Scottish Bank Holidays
  • A modern work environment, with high-spec equipment as standard
  • Employee Assistance Programme – a free, professional and impartial service
  • Perkbox – Discounts for many popular retailers and free perks, including weekly free food and drink
  • Free tea, coffee and on-site car parking
  • Ad-hoc rewards – free lunches, vouchers and events linked to business milestones and success
  • Social and team-building events

Additional Information:


  • The position will be full-time and based at their offices near Preston, Lancashire
  • Business travel within the UK may occasionally be required, at the Company’s expense
  • PURE is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all members of the community.

    If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please let us know.

For more information about this role, please apply here and our client will be in direct contact.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £24k - 28k per year + DOE, Benefits
  • Location: Preston
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Sales
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: PUT02
  • Posted: 2021-07-23 18:16:41 -

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