Business Development Manager Home Based
Home Based

Job reference: 024969

Location: Home Based

Closing date: 15/08/2022

Department: Sales

Hours per week: 37.5


Business Development Manager

Sysco Speciality Group, Nationwide - (Home Based)

Competitive basic salary (DOE) + plus bonus + company car & hom​​​​​​​e-based contract 

Sysco Speciality Group is a family of fresh and Speciality Businesses with over 50 years’ experience serving customers. We provide a unique UK proposition, and our customers enjoy bespoke solutions, expertise, and the perfect products for their menus.​​​​​​​ 

Sysco Speciality Group, along with Brakes, is part of the Sysco global family meaning our customers benefit from global reach, economies of scale, worldwide insight and all the benefits of a highly successful and professional parent company.

We’ve got some ambitious growth plans; if you’re currently working in Field Sales or are passionate about forging a career in sales we have the role for you. We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious Business Development Manager to join our team to thrive in the biggest and best Food Service sales force.

Key Accountabilities​​​​​​​:

  • Role model our Company Values and Purpose
  • To sell Sysco Speciality group businesses to new customers across various sectors within foodservice and retail, identify key decision makers and influencers within a prospect customer and build long term partnerships
  • Use your existing customer contacts to accelerate new business engagement, identify new sales opportunities, engage and win
  • To build and maintain a new business prospect list aligned to our business growth strategy
  • To actively convert current prospect customers into active realistic pipeline opportunities and then convert them to new accounts
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the customers wants and needs and present the appropriate business solution.
  • Understanding the operational element of the business to provide the best long-term solution for the customer and ultimately the Sysco Speciality Group
  • Engage with the customer and legal stakeholders to reach agreement with contract terms to ensure the best outcome for the Sysco Speciality Group
  • Pro-actively manage the integration of new business wins with the relevant departments to ensure smooth handover
  • Own and proactively execute the company new business process from start to end
  • To maintain competitor awareness, and to maintain and develop knowledge of the product offering
  • Liaise with the senior management team, develop a good understanding of departmental objectives and maintain strong relationships
  • Manage the relationship at multiple levels internally and externally to build a knowledge of customer needs / buying behaviour to develop bespoke offerings and educate the development of the trade channel propositions.
  • Act as a brand ambassador for SSG in your local market.​​​​​​​

It goes without saying that you’re highly service focused, putting the customer at the heart of everything you do, providing the best solutions to support and enhance their business. Tenacious and resilient you’re a self-starter with the drive and determination to succeed and demonstrable experience of delivering against targets. You’ll also be self-motivated to enhance your own development, seeking continuous improvement by leveraging & learning from a diverse range of skills & experience and a range of L&D programmes. You will have the opportunity to progress into a vast range of commercial roles to really develop your career.

In return we offer competitive salary along with a generous bonus scheme, a home-based contract, company car, additional holiday purchase options to top up your annual leave and fantastic learning and development opportunities.

We’re not just looking for a good fit, we want people who love food like we do to help make us even better. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity. We don’t want you to ‘fit’ our culture, we want you to define it. Bring your whole self to work. Our Purpose - Connecting the world to share food, and care for one another.

With our commitment to ethical & responsible sourcing and sustainability coupled with our award-winning products you will have the might of the SSG business behind you.

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