Business Development Manager Aberdeen – Nixon Hire – Aberdeen

Nixon Hire

Business Development Manager

Location: Aberdeen

We are looking for a dynamic Business Development Manager to join our Aberdeen depot, covering the surrounding region with responsibility for developing new sales opportunities for the business as well as ensuring the depot and company sales targets are achieved.

Contract type : Permanent
Working Hours: Full Time

Nixon Hire Overview: 

Founded in 1967, Nixon Hire is a dynamic and professional family-run business employing almost 500 people across an ever-expanding Depot network. We draw on over 54 years of experience to deliver quality plant, tools, machinery, accommodation and portable toilet products and services that are second to none. We are passionate about what we do and work tirelessly to ensure we are continually improving.

We are proud of our people. Nixon Hire employ skilled, experienced and knowledgeable people. We employ people who live locally to the Depots we operate so we know the local areas we work in well. We understand the importance of training and developing our people and invest significant resources to ensure we are up-to-date with current requirements. We are extremely proud to have many members of staff celebrating over 4 0 YEARS service with us, with the longest serving employee currently in their 47th year!

Main Responsibilities

Proactively sourcing new leads whilst generating and expanding the existing customer base.

Managing the sales process from start to finish.

Continually exploring improvements to be made to the service you provide existing customers and generate further revenue from them.

Liaising with the UK Sales Manager to establish target customers and planning visits in an effective and efficient manner.

Maintaining records with levels of sales activity, all sales leads obtained and followed up, success rates etc.

Keeping up to date with business and product developments within the division.

Sharing leads with other team members to maximise Company revenue potential.

Offering customers an efficient, knowledgeable and courteous service, to ensure their requirements are identified, that the Company has product available to meet those needs within the timescale required by the customer, and arranging for the Company to deliver the required product, to the correct site, at the required time.

Essential Criteria

Previous target driven sales experience

A full valid driving license is essential.

Experience in the Plant Hire industry.

Self Motivated and well organised.

Strong Communication skills both written, verbal and in person


Competitive Salary

Generous Profit Share Bonus Scheme

Company Car

Additional leave for Milestone birthdays

Option to purchase additional holidays

Cycle and Tech scheme

High Street discount voucher scheme

Free flu jabs

Christmas savings club

Reward and recognition scheme

Employee assistance program

Fee cover for professional memberships

Free eye tests

Employee Assistance Programme

Refer a friend scheme

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