29 days ago
Competitive - Plus Uncapped Commission and company benefits
Business Development Manager - Glasgow
Business Development Manager
What is the role?
As an established sales person, your experience in generating and growing new accounts will be invaluable to increasing our client base.
Using your business development and customer relationship skills, your role is vital in helping Learners onto new and exciting career paths. Energising existing employees with new skills and helping business’ grow & develop the most important parts of their organisation… the people who make it happen!
Financial package and benefits
We understand that as an experienced sales professional you are not easy to prise away from the success you have built, therefore we are offering a competitive base salary & commission, Private Pension as well as 25 days holiday, 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise), subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.
How will we support you?
Whether you have industry experience or not, we have a dedicated five month training programme to help you understand the services we provide as well as support from your Manager - Who has been with the business over 4 years and has seen QAA grow from a small regional team, to a national presence.
He has also worked his way up through the business from Account Manager, Team Leader and now Sales Manager. Hopefully, this proves that QAA rewards hard work and promote from within which is great news for you, as we will be looking for people to become team Leaders within a year.
This is an interesting year for Apprenticeships with the Government Levy in place. This will affect employers in all sectors whereby business with a playbill in excess of £3 million will be charged 0.5%, which is then set aside specifically for Apprenticeships.
QAA offers employers programmes to not only take on young learners but upskill their current employees by offering Apprenticeships in Systems & Networking, Software Development, Digital Marketing, Business Administration, Project Management, Leadership & Management and Cyber Security.
Must haves (We do need the following):
* Proven business development experience – generating new business and growing accounts
* Customer service & retention
* That’s it!
If you’ve read the above, feel we are the company for you. Then apply to me today.
How to apply
When you’ve found the role you want, click the ‘Apply’ button to open the application form. We’ll ask you to upload your CV, and to enter some personal information and provide additional supporting information depending on the role. Remember, this is your time to shine, so please ensure that anything you would like us to be aware of is included in your application. Once you’ve applied, you will be sent a password to your own private account area where you’re able to keep track of the current status of your application(s), as well as read all of the previous email communications, and action requests that have been sent to you.
Once we’ve reviewed your application, a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in contact with an update on your application. If your application is being progressed, a telephone interview will be scheduled with the Talent Acquisition team to discuss the opportunity, your skills and experience – this is also a great time for you to ask any questions that are important to you. The next stage of the process will then vary depending on the role, division or level you’re applying for, however this may involve 2-3 stages, including technical, HR or competency questions, or might ask you to complete an online work-style assessment as part of your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will explain exactly what the interview and assessment process will be.
If you’re successful and an offer is made to you, we will make the verbal offer and work with you to agree a provisional start date. Your Talent Acquisition Consultant will keep in touch with you, and answer any questions you have. They’ll also support you with any steps involved to confirm your offer. The formal offer paperwork will be sent to you by our People Team, along with any requests for any additional information required.
We take professional and/or educational reference checks on all of our employees so you will be asked to provide this information when returning your contract. For these checks, we do allow people to start with us whilst the checks are in process, however please do note that employment with QA is based on satisfactory references.
For some roles within the business, we also carry out additional checks such as DBS or DV Clearance, depending on the role or division you will be working in (it will be made clear at the beginning of the recruitment process if additional checks will be part of the offer for the role you’re applying for) – for some of these additional checks, it is important that these are completed prior to you joining QA.
Welcome to QA! Prior to joining you should have all the information you need to get started on day one and are likely to have a 'Buddy' assigned to you who will help and guide you during your first few weeks here. Your line manager will develop a personal induction plan for you, as well as ensuring that you also go through the company induction so you have a full understanding not just of your role but also of QA as a whole.