Element Materials Technology

  • Business Development Manager

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  • Overview

    Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group has a fantastic opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our growing Sales team to partner with our top 20 clients. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global Testing, Inspection & Certification business. Within this role, You will be given the freedom to build relationships and have the autonomy to develop accounts. Warringtonfire exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.


    • Lead and support the development of a named list of ‘Tier A’ accounts (circa 20-30 clients) currently spending up to £400k in annual revenues. These clients will be based both in the UK and overseas
    • Produce in-depth Key Account Plans detailing the current relationship, areas of growth opportunity, and tangible objectives which you will then lead and achieve
    • Work closely with European Sales Manager, General Managers, Lab Managers and the European Sales Team on all aspects of selling, as required
    • Form a close working relationship with operations teams for the mutual benefit of the business.
      Working to defined KPI’s, you will lead usage of the Warringtonfire Hub CRM system, maintain planning tools and adhere to the Warringtonfire Sales Operating Procedure
    • Identify and pursue new business from brand new prospects of your own making as well as from internal databases of non-using / low using and lapsed clients
    • Identify and develop relationship with industry stakeholders, influencers and other parts of the Warringtonfire business
    • Determine the needs of your customers, and implement procedures to ensure that they receive premium customer service and increased customer satisfaction
    • Prepare and lead customer meetings and presentations, engaging other parts of the business as necessary to maximise the opportunity

    Skills / Qualifications

    • A strong technical understanding of passive fire protection & the related testing needs
    • Proven successful sales and business development experience
    • Strong demonstrable experience in customer relationship management (& managing expectations)
    • Experience of developing and owning sales & marketing objectives, and account plans, with a track record of delivering against them
    • Capable of developing a business case for investment or acquisition
    • Hold a current clean driving licence
    • Willingness to travel both in the UK & Europe
    • Strong IT skills, particularly use of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and CRM, and excellent presentation skills are essential to this role

    Please apply by email to Mat.Hudson@element.com

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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