Employment Opportunity - Aviation Sector Business Development Manager


Employment Opportunity - Aviation Sector Business Development Manager
Ladies and Gentlemen,

A company I work with, who produce specialist software for managing compliance including quality and safety, are looking for a Business Development Manager for their Aviation Sector. The role would be based in East Kilbride. They're ideally looking for an individual with an Aviation Engineering background with knowledge of the civilian aviation engineering sector. Please PM me with any questions and to receive relevant company contact details. Full details as follows:

Business Development Manager – Software
East Kilbride, Scotland

The company is an international leader of electronic compliance, quality and safety management software solutions serving the aviation, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing and commercial sectors. With clients in over 70 countries, it has become one of Scotland’s most successful companies of recent times, and is also a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 recognised business and a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner. An opportunity has now arisen for a Business Development Manager to join the Aviation team.

This appointment would suit a high calibre graduate who is looking to start a career in sales with an industry leader within an exciting and rapidly growing market or a candidate with appropriate aviation sales experience.

As a Business Development Manager, you will be involved in working alongside our sales and marketing team and assisting them by proactively generating sales leads, handling and qualifying initial sales enquiries and assisting with industry trade shows and exhibitions.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Handling and qualifying sales enquiries via telephone and email
- Carrying out sales lead generation campaigns (both telephone and email) on defined aviation market segments
- Generating new business opportunities from existing Gael customers
- Delivering sales overview presentations on the Gael product range
-Updating Gael’s Customer Relationship Management system (Sage) with business development activities and customer information
- Assisting on industry trade shows and exhibitions (travel will be required)

To be considered for this position, you must
-Be educated to at least degree level
-Have experience of IT and software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
-Show enthusiasm, with high motivation and a results driven mentality
-Have previous experience in a customer facing role
-Possess excellent communication skills, both written and orally

What's in it for you?

All of our personnel receive comprehensive training relevant to their role covering a range of areas from product and domain knowledge through to technical and other skills development. You'll also have the opportunity to develop and grow your skills within your specific area of expertise.
Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training with company approved specialists providing an excellent environment to grow your career with plenty of internal opportunity to progress within the organisation.

The salary for this role will depend on the individual’s experience and comes with further benefits of private healthcare, Company Pension and death in service cover.

Qualifications and location

Your base location will be East Kilbride, Glasgow