Automation Business Development Manager Birmingham £55k

Location: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Salary: Car + Package
Sectors: Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
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Automation Business Development Manager Birmingham Up to £55,000 + Package

  • Are you a Sales Manager / Business Development Manager?
  • Do you have extensive Business Development / Sales Management experience of selling Complex Automation / Robotics / Machinery into High-End Applications (Pharma, Life Sciences, Pharma, Advanced R&D)?
  • Do you want to work for a UK Leader in Advanced Robotics & Machinery?

If so, then please see below ….

Automation Business Development Manager Birmingham Up to £55,000 + Package

Huxley Engineering and one of the UK's Leading Names in Advanced Robotics & Machinery are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to drive and achieve profitable revenue growth in bespoke automation, flexible manufacturing and service solutions, developing business through direct and indirect sales channels and both new and existing customers.

Reporting into the Sales Director, the Business Development Manager role requires a dynamic and credible individual, capable of driving the development and sale of high-tech Automated & Robotics Solutions.

It requires a Business Development Manager who is comfortable operating in a complex sales environment, influencing multiple stakeholders both internally and externally and working with customers and partners in a consultative style whilst maintaining focus on driving opportunities through to close.

Responsibilities of Business Development Manager:

  • Build strong customer relationships, proactively identify business opportunities, and drive opportunities to close though telephone, video and in person meetings / presentations
  • Working closely with the Sales Director preparation of customer proposals and negotiation of pricing, contractual terms, and payment arrangements with customers (and suppliers when necessary).
  • Provide input and support marketing initiatives and trade shows to actively promote the company and its complete scope of equipment and services
  • Effectively manage customer and supplier issues, liaising with the relevant internal & external contacts to find resolution
  • Participate in the establishment and delivery of initiatives to enable the business to meet and exceed growth and profitability goals
  • Report to the business on sales activity & broader market / competitor activity as required
  • Actively seek out market and competitor intelligence
  • Maintain the up to date status and integrity of CRM data relating to the projects and customers
  • Regular travel to customer sites including overseas travel as necessary to achieve results is a requirement of the role

Experience Required for the Business Development Manager Role:

  • Experienced Sales Engineering professional with a proven track record of successfully conceptualising, proposing, and selling automation solutions, ideally gained within an automation / capital equipment environment
  • Experience of Automation applications within Life Sciences, Medical, Pharma and other High-Tech market sectors
  • Highly organised and capable of planning, and prioritising workload
  • A self-starter, effective working alone and as part of a team
  • Experience of adhering to a structured sales process, pipeline management and CRM systems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • IT literate with mainstream Microsoft Office programs
  • Regular travel to customer sites in the UK & Overseas (necessary to achieve results)

For the successful Business Development Manager, a salary of £40,000 - £55,000 + Car + Package is on offer and this Business Development Manager role is Birmingham, Worcester, Solihull, Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Redditch though this company will also consider remote working with occasional travel to Head Quarters for Design Review Meetings etc.

To be considered for this Business Development Manager role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit

Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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