Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager Cambridge, East of England, England

Kier Group
Full Time Cambridge, East of England, England 46061 - 59493 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We’re looking for a Senior Business Development Manager to join our Eastern and Midlands Construction business.

Location: Regional role covering Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes and Luton - remote working available, with offices in Cambridge and Rushden.

Contract: Permanent, full time – flexible and part-time hours available if desired, just let us know.

As the Senior Business Development Manager, you will be an active and integral part of the regional senior leadership team allowing you to develop and own a business development strategy.


Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be responsible for:

  • Identifying new leads, selling Kiers capabilities in the market and building and maintaining strong relationships with new and existing clients and partners.
  • Presenting Kier to potential clients and partners through multiple communication mediums in a manner that enhances the relationships and fosters opportunities.
  • You will own, organise and deliver marketing activities and events for the region in line with the agreed strategy and budget along with owning and managing the pipeline of opportunities, whilst growing this in line with the strategy and in a sustainable manner.
  • Report on Business Development activities at the management board such that actions can be agreed and developments tracked.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have:

  • Solid experience in a like for like role working on a wide variety of sectors public and private.
  • A proven track record in delivering sales across a diverse client base and proven experience in business development activities.
  • Exceptional relationship management and networking abilities coupled with a genuine passion for the sector.

We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at [email protected] to discuss and arrange these.

Benefits at Kier

We’re proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • New and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance and more
  • 26 Days annual leave
  • Green car scheme
  • Matched pension up to 7.5%

And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website:

Who is Kier?

We’re made up of six business units, Group Functions, Construction, Highways, Infrastructure, Utilities and Property, and as a group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK. Take a look at our sustainability objectives:

At the core of all our projects is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods and innovations to ensure we offer the best value to our clients as sustainably as possible.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We are collaborative, trusted and focussed in all that we do, and our people are essential in helping us achieve our goals.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives.

You can see more about our D&I action plan here:

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Business Development Manager
Kier Group
London, United Kingdom
Andrew Davies
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
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