Business Development Assistant – Kilmarnock

26 June 20242024-06-26
Ayrshire, West Central Scotland
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Business Development Assistant – Kilmarnock

Boyd Recruitment are currently working alongside one of the leading companies operating in energy, renewable and telecommunication, who are looking to recruit a Business Development Assistant.

Our client’s core business largely focuses on the Transmission and Distribution Energy Sector.

The Job

As Business Development Assistant you will report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for identifying and pursuing new business opportunities through the utilisation of customer platforms.

  • Identify new business opportunities from existing and new clients, and presenting for review with the MD.
  • Reviewing and maintaining systems.
  • Assess the offers and the requirements set out in the specifications of the invitation to tender.
  • Complete, review and submit pre-qualification questionnaires.
  • Working together with relevant departments to develop accurate and consistent bids.
  • Managing risk assessments for new initiatives.
  • Staying aware of the latest opportunities, trends, and developments and represent the Company at industry events.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with customers, suppliers, Senior Management and teams within the Company.
  • Listen to the needs and requirements of various stakeholders, with the ability to effectively communicate your own ideas.
  • problem solving to help drive customer satisfaction and representation of the business to our customer base.
  • Ensure revenue and profit objectives of the annual customer plan are met or exceeded.

The Person

The successful Business Development Assistant will ideally be degree educated with demonstrated success working in a collaborative environment requiring heavy relationship building.

  • Skills in contract negotiation.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, creativity, and self-motivation are extremely critical for success in this role.
  • Experience of PPQ and ITT processes.
  • Experience with SAGE software.
  • Experience of customer supplier platforms.
  • Knowledge of Project Management and risk management.
  • Solid financial skills, including financial reporting abilities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organisational skills to balance and prioritise their workload and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent customer service skills to grow the Company’s client base.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Trustworthy and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated success working in a collaborative environment requiring heavy relationship building.

To apply to the Business Development Assistant position please upload an up-to-date CV or call Lorna on 07765292201.

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