Business Development Executive

Date 29/10/21

Location Benson, near Wallingford

Here at Grundon Waste Management, we are looking for a self-motivated Business Development Executive with hazardous waste industry experience to join our vibrant and proactive Hazardous Waste division at our modern head office in Benson, South Oxfordshire. For this field-based job, you must be educated to A-Level standard in Chemistry or a related scientific subject (e.g. Environmental Science), although a degree is ideal due to the chemistry knowledge needed. Interested? We are offering a competitive salary, commission structure and company car, along with other fantastic benefits, including:
- Pension scheme – you contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this  
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)
- Discretionary bonus based on performance
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period) 
- Reward and discount shopping scheme
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms)

Grow with Grundon
We’re an award-winning waste management, environmental and quarrying company that features in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, and our hazardous waste facilities – including a state-of-the-art aerosol recycling and reprocessing plant - are industry leading.
 
What you’ll be doing as our Business Development Executive
You will be responsible for the management and retention of existing business and delivery of new sales growth within the Grundon operating area of southern England and, as such, will require focus on both revenue and profit generation.  Your job as Business Development Executive will cover:
- Field-based role – responsible for targeting a diverse portfolio of clients throughout many different industry areas
- Ability to prioritise and manage own workload and deliver to target
- Comfortable selling to all levels, from shop floor to board room, and able to adjust your sales approach accordingly
- Proven ability in new business sales, account/relationship management and business retention
- Sound technical and regulatory understanding of hazardous waste management, including health & safety
- Assessing potential jobs to ensure full compliance/waste data obtained for accurate quoting
- Confident in delivering presentations, managing client meetings and deal closing

What we're looking for in our Business Development Executive
- Proactive, driven, commercial sales professional with a proven track record of negotiating and closing deals
- A good communicator
- Able to use own initiative and determination to maximise revenue and deliver profit
- Previous background and experience in similar role within hazardous waste sales is essential
- You must have Science qualifications (minimum A level, or equivalent)
- Excellent IT skills, including all main MS Office applications 
- Professional, numerate and excellent attention to detail
- Full UK driving licence

Working hours: 37.5 per week, Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5pm

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Grundon success story as Business Development Executive and strengthen our team. Click apply. No agencies please.

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Business Development Executive on 29.10.21

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential