21 Jan 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.
Successful track record of meeting targets
Experience in managing accounts in a
consultative yet influential way
Experience of presenting to and working with
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 Committed 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.