Business Development Director

  • Permanent
  • London


Business Development Director

We have an exciting opportunity for a National Business Development Director to join a leading Facilities organisation to develop local government contracts

The BDD will develop key strategic governmental accounts and services to that market, whereby increasing awareness, increasing pipeline, and building and leading customer relationships.

The BDD will lead the growth of the technical facilities services division and taking accountability for customers, to ensure the company is well positioned to secure new contracts within the local government sector so the client is looking for someone who has experience in this space.


Business Development Director

Very generous and competitive salary + bonus + package 

Location – work from home with national coverage

Facilities Management contracts

Local government sector

Duties include:

Lead on sales within the facilities management market contracts / local government sector

Develop the marketing strategy for the sector to raise profile

Client relationships networking across the FM markets

Strong FM local gov market knowledge and competitor trends

Attending and presenting at networking events

Manage the routes to market

Engage and nurture c-suite executive relationships across the industry which will generate new business opportunities and raise the profile of the company in the sectors

Keep all stakeholders informed as opportunities progress through the cycle

Proactively building key (top 25 external) client relationships to maintain a strong pipeline and win rate

Delivering pipeline of biddable opportunities which, at appropriate win-rates, is sufficient to secure Medium Term Plan growth

Support the bid team

Strategic, Financial, Risk Analysis & Business Assurance systems


Strong influencing and interpersonal skills with proven ability to quickly build relationships with new clients.

Articulate, innovative and challenging mindset with strong collaborative style

Track record of winning outsourced service deals in the local government sector essential

Proven ability to develop and maintain sales

Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to lead teams and work under pressure to strict deadlines

Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills with meticulous attention to detail

Holds a relevant degree or similar relevant subject or equivalent

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