Business Development Manager – National Opportunities

Business Development Manager – National Opportunities

Helping talent thrive.
It starts with our winning team.

We are proud to be the UK’s number one training provider. Our passionate, energetic people deliver an outstanding experience every day to our learners and support the development of our clients’ valuable workforce. 

Working nationally with small and large clients, we develop their talent at all levels. Our apprenticeship programmes integrate seamlessly with our clients’ ways of working, processes and training to support their strategic goals.

We are currently growing our sales team and have a number of Business Development Manager opportunities available across the country. We are looking for candidates with a significant experience securing new apprenticeship business to join our winning team. 

As a key member of the Business Development team, you will
be responsible for identifying new starts in line with agreed targets and
managing accounts you have won within organisations who will benefit from the
high quality apprenticeship solutions we have to offer.

You will be experienced in researching target Company's values, beliefs and strategies in order to tailor your approach and presentations to them. As an excellent communicator, you'll be able to nurture strong relationships with prospective clients, positioning Paragon Skills as their preferred partner.  

We provide a highly competitive salary and incentive scheme, as well as great benefits through Paragon Choices and excellent training and development to support your progression through our Academy. 

Qualifications and
experience required:

Successful track record of meeting targets

Experience in managing accounts in a
consultative yet influential way

Experience of presenting to and working with
decision makers

A strong commercial background

Experience using SPIN (or other solution) and
challenger sales paradigms

Skills and behaviours required:

The ability to manage your own workload

communication and business skills

The ability to present solutions to clients in
formal and informal environments

Well-developed interpersonal and motivational

Creative thinker with an open mind

A desire to make a difference

Excellent IT skills, including the use of MS
Office (knowledge of CRM systems would be advantageous)

Use of a car insured for business use

Able to work flexible hours and commit to
overnight stays as and when required

We are a Disability Confident Employer and have a guaranteed interview scheme in place to ensure that nobody is overlooked or discriminated against because of their disability. If you meet the minimum criteria when you apply and you have informed us in your application that you have a disability, you will be guaranteed an interview for that role.  

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