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Business Developer

Job Introduction

This exciting new opportunity is based at our head office in Morley, Leeds. You will be joining a business development team who support and encourage each other to be successful.

This is a sales role requiring a professional and confident approach. You’ll receive full training and an induction during your first few weeks where you’ll meet and visit other depots, offices and external sales people who you will be working with.

You’ll handle existing and new customers, driving the growth of these accounts by actively promoting Groundforce, targeting low spenders and lapsed customers alongside continuing to support our regular spending customers.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing customer relationships.
  • Ensure all enquiries are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the CRM system.
  • Promote the products and services of the division
  • Work with the other divisions promoting the whole of Groundforce.

What We’re Looking For 

  • Proven track record within a sales environment (ideally in a similar outbound business development role).
  • Experience of cold-calling, speaking with prospective customers, asking questions about their business.
  • Ability to nurture new customers, understand their needs and offer a solution.
  • Able to work autonomously with little supervision. Planning your day/week to meet KPIs
  • Target driven and hungry to meet and exceed your targets.
  • Excellent customer service skills by telephone, email and in person.
  • Computer skills and the ability to learn new systems is a must.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude.

What We Can Offer You

  • Competitive salary plus bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Company pension
  • Life Insurance cover
  • Cycle to work scheme  
  • Save as you earn scheme
  • Free tool hire
  • Training & Development opportunities
  • Regular discounts (eg. Samsung, Nike, Airbnb, Virgin Wines)

A Little Bit About Us

Groundforce is the market-leading rental provider of excavation support systems and specialist products for the water, civil engineering, and construction industries. With a remarkable 60-year heritage, we offer comprehensive shoring and related services.

Operating under the Groundforce banner, we provide a wide range of solutions, including shoring, piling, construction training, temporary bridging, and more. Our goal is to be the convenient one-stop shop for "total solutions" in the construction and civil engineering industry.

At Groundforce, we pride ourselves on our divisions, including Groundforce Shorco, Piletec, Mr Cropper, Stopper Specialists, Groundforce Bridge, and Groundforce Training Services. We continually invest in acquiring associated businesses to enhance our product portfolio and offer reliable and high-quality equipment for our customers.

Excellence is our priority. We hold ISO 9001, 14001, and OHSAS 18001 certifications, demonstrating our commitment to quality, environmental stewardship, and safety.

Join Groundforce, where we deliver exceptional support, innovative solutions, and outstanding customer service. Apply today and be part of our team that takes pride in our industry-leading position.

Vp plc is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

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