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Business Development Manager (47k) (FMCG) (Car)

Job Description

A leading FMCG company has been rapidly expanding and is looking to add a Business Development Manager to their team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an FMCG experienced individual to join a company that offers continuous progression opportunities.

Working Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm - Permanent position.

£40,000 + OTE £5,000-£7,000 + Company Vehicle
Excellent benefits including company equipment and uncapped commission structure.

The Role:

To develop and expand profitable business through the effective management of customers. To be regarded as a strategic supplier and provider of high quality that achieves growth for customers.


  • To increase our customer base in the above areas, securing new customer accounts
  • Identify and target potential customers
  • Sell our brand and products to potential customers
  • Set up new customer accounts with our merchandise and stock
  • Liaise with team of Account Executives and Head Office and effectively communicate any relevant and necessary information
  • Carry out stock rotation on both your own supply of stock and each shop and ensure you have an adequate supply of stock by placing orders from head office.
  • Report weekly, fortnightly and monthly to head office and perform monthly stock takes.
  • Invoice all customers for stock supplied.
  • Collect all outstanding money within 30 days of invoicing and carry out banking duties.
  • Provide detailed reports of time, mileage and daily visits to customers.
  • Maintain and update a customer database.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Determined to achieve results
  • Passionate about sales and great customer service
  • Resilient with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Strong merchandising skills
  • Communication, numerical and IT skills

Essential Criteria:

  • 3 years recent sales experience within the FMCG industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of retail industry
  • Proven track record of acquiring new customers
  • Ability to negotiate and close deals
  • Valid, clean driving licence

Due to the nature of the products all applicants must be aged 18 and over. For insurance purposes, applicants should preferably be aged 25 and over.

You will be based and working from your designated area, but you may from time to time need to travel further to attend meetings.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Sales Roles in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Conor Groves in the strictest confidence.