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German Speaking Business Development Manager – Engineering – Field Based – Up to £45,000 + Car & Bonus

  • Full Time
  • Stansted

We are working with an industry leader in the manufacturing sector, the company is experiencing significant growth and is looking for an Export BDM grow their business within  the DACH Market (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and Eastern Europe. The role will involve travel around the UK and abroad on a regular basis and as such it’s important to be located close to an Airport. The position will be home based but regular visits at the main manufacturing facility and the HQ at Stansted in Essex will be required. All applicants must come from a technical B2B sales background, be bi-lingual in English & German as this will be tested within the interview process and have an understanding of the rail sector.

Reporting to the divisional director, you will Build and maintain professional relationships with all customers and agents/distributors and ensure customer satisfaction to the highest level. When travelling, you’ll visit customers and attend exhibitions mainly in Europe but occasionally in other continents, networking and identifying new potential markets/countries relevant to the company’s product range. you will need excellent oral and written presentation skills, tenacity and persuasiveness, and the ability to connect with and be passionate about our product range

As detailed, it’s essential that candidates must come from a technical B2B sales background, ideally at some kind of tech or manufacturing company with an interest in Europe, this role will be responsible for growing business interests in the manufacturing sector. It’s also essential that they have some understand of Rail, ideally the rail sector within the DACH market itself as this will be the main target for this position.

Due to the location of this role, candidates will ideally be located within a couple of hours drive of Stansted in areas such as London, Colchester, Bedford, Peterborough, Milton Keynes or Birmingham as then you can travel to the office relatively easily when required.  Though you could be based almost anywhere in the UK, provided you didn’t mind the extra travel and are not located too far from an airport.

For registration purposes please could you let us know where you are currently based or which locations you are considering as well as your required salary and notice period.

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