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Business Development Consultant - South West
£25000 - £27000/annum Bupa Healthcare
Permanent (Full time)
Business Development Consultant
Are you pro-active, vibrant and a real go getter who is passionate about delivering a quality service and providing an exceptional customer experience? Are you high-spirited, charismatic and confident to engage with a variety of businesses, predominantly focusing on the Digital and SME Market place?
Here at Babington we pride ourselves on delivering robust training programmes across a multitude of professional areas nationally and we are looking for Business Development Consultants to build and manage a lucrative portfolio of clients.
If you are driven and determined to succeed, can effectively communicate face to face and over the phone to secure new clientele for apprenticeship placements nationally and have a willingness to work from one of our vibrant centres with the flexibility of remote working and want to be part of Babington’s journey of Developing Better Futures, then we want to hear from you!!
Summary of role
This is a proactive role where your focus will be on identifying apprenticeship vacancies with new and existing customers and providing them with suitable apprentices around the UK. Reporting to the Head of Client Engagement, you will be responsible for identifying and gaining new clients/accounts across multiple sectors. You will develop relationships with employers and learners to achieve your monthly targets and key performance indicators. You will play a key role in meeting our growth plans.
Brief summary of principle accountabilities
The role of Business Development Consultant is to increase the placement of candidates within apprenticeship opportunities and build relationships with employers, promoting Babington services through effective sales techniques.
The role will be based from an office; however, employer sales visits/H&S will be required. Cold calls and outbound calls are a requirement within the role.
To achieve, as a minimum, the monthly targets for apprenticeship placements as set by the business.
Generate new business through effective telephone, marketing and customer engagement activities by ensuring that the company’s minimum standards are matched and exceeded.
Demonstrate the ability to telephone based business develop.
Arrange apprenticeship interviews with both the employer and learner, working closely with Candidate Engagement Resourcers.
Ensure you obtain both learner and employer feedback post interview for each candidate to discuss with them.
Maintain existing business and maximise potential by carrying out regular client service calls and investigating opportunities during all contact which can include reverse marketing calls.
Brief person specification Essential (E) Desirable (D)
Grade A-C GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent (E)
Commercial Sales Qualification (. C&G Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Sales, C&G Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Sales, Institute of Sales & Management (ISM) Level 2 or 3) (D)
Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice and Guidance or willing to acquire (D)
Skills and Experience
Extensive Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Customer (B2C) experience
Experience of selling Government funded training
Experience in recruitment, marketing or sales
Experience of delivering high level of service and satisfaction
Experience of successfully achieving deadlines and working without close supervision
Experience of liaising with employers and external agencies
Experience of managing databases / CRM systems for lead generation
Experience self-motivating to achieve KPIs and targets
Experience of successfully achieving targets and deadlines whilst working without close supervision
IT literate and proficient in Microsoft Office particularly the Word, Excel and Outlook
Hold a clean driving license with access to a vehicle (D)
My Babington Rewards
25 Days annual leave plus Bank holidays
Additional annual leave purchase scheme
Employer Pension contribution
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