Technical Business Development Manager

The Company

Our purpose at Gallagher is ‘Protect what matters most’ and we live it every day. Not only does our technology protect some of the world’s highest security environments and agriculture businesses in over 160 countries, but our purpose also means we care deeply about our people and their families.

Although we’ve been in business for over 80 years, we’re experiencing more growth and opportunity than ever before. Our high-tech solutions are increasingly sought after worldwide – in the past year we have doubled our sales teams in the US and the UK, grown our manufacturing team by 50%, and invested in our support teams.

The Opportunity

To support our growth, we’re looking for a Technical Business Development Manager to advise on and drive the implementation of business development growth strategies and plans that reinforces, supports and drives the profitable development of the Security global business.

The Technical Business Development Manager will engage with and develop new customers and channel partners according to the agreed strategy.

As part of #TeamGallagher you’ll be working alongside people who are

  • Creative problem solvers prepared to leap into the unknown and open to new learning
  • Open to sharing knowledge freely, and who care about making things better
  • Passionate about helping the team deliver high quality products and awesome customer experiences

As Technical Business Development Manager you will be responsible for

  • Providing a strategic and commercial focus to the business
  • Developing and implementing an effective business development plan
  • Developing major account business
  • Evaluating new market opportunities
  • Management of client and channel expectations
  • Managing and resolving dealer / distributor credit control matters
  • Develop and grow ‘Professional Services’ revenue Gallagher offer to the channel and clients
  • Advancing and promoting culture change to move the Security business to a professional market driven approach that maximises the benefits of leading edge technology
  • Manage expenditure against budget
  • Budget responsibility for agreed target (Annual Plan)
  • Recommend strategic business alliances
  • Recommend process improvements

 To be considered for this role, you will ideally have

  • 5+ years’ business development or sales experience particularly in a B2B international /export IT / business systems / security systems environment
  • Tertiary Qualification in business and/or a commercial engineering or marketing related field
  • Security industry and IT industry knowledge
  • Project management experience
  • Dealer / distributor management
  • Business to business marketing experience
  • Market development – geographic or vertical
  • Major Customer relationship management and account management skills
  • Development of appropriately pitched communications
  • Development of business growth strategies

Why Gallagher?

You’ll be joining a responsive future focused team of developers with a supportive, flexible work culture where 94% of our people say they are proud to work here. 

Our regular development seminars and conferences will inspire you, as well working with customers around the world who are at the top of their games. We also offer:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive bonus awarded annually
  • Company Pension scheme contribution
  • Company Car, Laptop, Mobile Phone
  • Home internet subsidy
  • 23 days paid holiday per year increasing to 28 after 5-years continual service

Does this sound like the change you’re looking for? If you want to have an impact, in a culture that really respects and listens to its people, then apply now. 

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Permanent - Full time

Job no: EMAL25786

Location: UK - Warwick

Closing Date: Saturday, 11 June 2022