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Business Development Manager Vacancy


Business Development Manager

Job title:         Business Development Manager
Location:        Swindon and Bristol (2 vacancies)
Salary:             Circa    £28,000.00  depending on experience


King Lifting provides crane hire and plant and machinery movement solutions from depots across the country. We also supply transport and telecoms logistics.

We have 2 vacancies for Business Development Managers based at our Swindon and Bristol depots to cover the surrounding areas.


The successful candidate will be responsible for generating new sales enquiries and negotiating contracts. You will be expected to provide outstanding levels of service to our existing and prospective customers. You will be able to provide technical knowledge of the services we provide to our client base. (Training provided)

Duties include:

  • Seek out additional business for the company at every opportunity and to develop the crane hire business
  • Negotiating sales contracts with both existing and new customers.
  • Ensure that new customers are referred immediately to the Accounts Department for full financial investigation
  • Planning and/or delivering solutions to mobile crane projects


Personal Profile:

  • Experience of managing accounts and generating new business preferably gained within the construction/plant hire industry.
  • Operational understanding of cranes and transport. CPCS qualification would be an advantage.
  • Good commercial awareness and judgement with ability to prioritise according to the demands of this busy role.
  • Strong interpersonal skills allowing you to communicate with customers, suppliers and colleagues.
  • Excellent experience of working with Microsoft Office suite


King Lifting provide a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year service. You will also be expected to be on call in weekly rotation with other depot staff once fully trained.


In return you will receive:

Quarterly bonus when targets are met

Company car

Mobile phone and laptop

Company pension and Life Assurance

Training and development opportunities

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.30pm. Applications will only be considered from candidates who live within a commutable
distance of Swindon or Bristol.