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German Speaking Business Development Manager - Flat Steel - Ref: JO18062

  • Location: London - West London
  • Salary: £40-45K
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: German
  • Categories: Sales/Marketing/PR


Your New Job Title: German Speaking Business Development Manager - Flat Steel
Your New Salary:  £40-45K
Status: Permanent
Location: West London
Who you'll be working for: 
A global leading technology and capital goods group with a unique combination of material and processing expertise. With its top-quality products and system solutions using steel and other metals, it is one of the leading partners to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and to the oil and gas industries worldwide.
What you'll be doing each day:
We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our team in London. In this role, you will be responsible for strip and flat steel sales in various industries. You are managing an existing base of UK customers with an emphasis on acquiring new customers and identifying growth areas. Also, retaining and growing valuable corporate relationships.
Develop new business and meet sales goals
Identify networking opportunities to acquire new customers
Improve our level of market competitiveness through constant industry contact
Implement product/customer/market strategies for flat carbon steel products and ability to produce offers, pricing and contracts
Customer Relationship Management: cultivate, optimize and extend relationships with customers including the identification of cross-selling opportunities
Supply Chain Management: monitor KPIs
The skills you need to succeed:
Technical literate & good understanding of Microsoft Office, SAP and CRM (Salesforce, C4C)
Bachelor/Master degree is considered as a plus
Experience in the steel industry with a clear understanding about steel products and market knowledge
Experience in B2B business (Sales, Purchasing)
Enthusiasm for a demanding industrial product and technical understanding
A strong team player who enjoys the art of sales
Outstanding communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal
Fluent in German would be an advantage
Clean, valid UK driving licence
Motivated self-starter
Travel to meet clients (30%)

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