Business Development Manager – Owner Driver Scheme
Location: UK based
Salary: OTE £45,000 per annum (plus car, laptop and mobile phone)
Date posted: 21-1-2016
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Company: VMS Fleet Management
Who we are:
VMS (Fleet Management) Ltd is a forward thinking fleet management and contract hire company with facilities throughout the UK. VMS provides a range of services to both blue chip and SME fleet operators and Insurance companies including contract hire, flexi hire, accident management repair and maintenance and fleet disposal and sales services.
VMS have built a strong, dynamic client base and pride ourselves on customer retention. Customer service and client focus are paramount to the business, and as a result, an experienced Business Development Manager is now required to take full responsibility for our Owner Driver Scheme.
Based from home, this role will require travel throughout the UK.
VMS are looking for like-minded, bright and enthusiastic individuals to join our Business Development Team. The role will involve selling and developing the Owner Driver Scheme to grow this division within the VMS Group. The main focus will be to identify business opportunities with both new and existing drivers and companies, that will increase existing sales volumes, improve profit margins whilst sustaining and developing solid, long-term relationships with drivers and businesses. There will also be a high degree of focus on the existing hire fleet and ensuring maximum fleet utilisation.
The role of Business Development Manager requires a strong emphasis on communication skills and the ability to promote the services of VMS in the most effective manner to various people and businesses. Business Development Managers will be target driven, commercially and financially astute and have the flexibility to adapt to demanding customer challenges and changes.
A confident and talented commercial negotiator, you will have a natural flair for building strong, long-lasting business relationships that are fruitful for both customer and company.
The Business Development Manager will work to set sales targets based on new customers and existing fleet utilisation, and will be rewarded through a structured commission scheme based on performance against those targets.
You will have an interest in the automotive industry and be keen to take on a job where you can make a real difference to the progress of the company in the coming years. You will be looking to develop your skills in a very fast paced sales environment, dealing with drivers and different companies on a daily basis. You will be looking to make swift advancement with a progressive company which will reward your high achievement with a clearly structured career path and genuine management development.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills/qualifications:
- Be IT literate
- Possess excellent organisation skills
- Have a proven track record in sales and achieving targets
- Have previous business development experience within the car or LCV industry, within a similar role (preferable)
- Communicate effectively in person and over the telephone
- Be an effective time manager able to ensure business success
Full training will be provided for the successful candidate to facilitate genuine career progression. This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a tenacious and ambitious sales person to join a company that has ambitious plans to grow the business.
You will receive a basic salary (dependent on experience) with unlimited commission based on new vehicles hired and fleet utilisation levels. A company car, laptop and mobile phone will also be provided.
This role would ideally suit someone that is hungry for success and wants to develop their career path within an already established business.