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Business Development Specialist - Inspection Services

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Date: 10-May-2022

Location: BIRMINGHAM, GB, B37 7ES

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34776
Location:Birmingham : 1 Trinity Park : Bi  
Position Category:Business Development
Position Type:Employee Regular

Business Development Specialist
We have recently announced that Business Assurance and Inspection Services + Nettitude will be leaving the LR Group and will become a standalone business (LRQA) under the ownership of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. It’s an exciting time to join our business as we have ambitious growth plans.  We are looking for talented people to join our business to help build on our strengths and transform our business to be the best partner for our customers.
 
Who are LRQA?
LRQA stands for dedication to clients, market firsts, and deep expertise in risk management. We’ve grown to become a leading global assurance provider, bringing together outstanding expertise in certification, customised assurance, cybersecurity, inspection, and training.
We help businesses negotiate a changing risk landscape and look towards a more sustainable future. Working with us will provide organisations with the support they need to manage risk and stay on top in the market – today, tomorrow, and beyond.
 
What do LRQA do?
The purpose that drives us every single day is: Shaping a better world together.  In pursuing this purpose, we serve a huge variety of markets including:
  • Quality, Environment, Health and Safety
  • Food, beverage and hospitality
  • Medical
  • Automotive, Aerospace and Transportation
  • Infosec and Cyber
  • Sustainability and Climate Change
The future of business assurance is exciting and rapidly changing, with new challenges and threats arising all the time, such as the COVID pandemic and climate change. And LRQA are adapting, for example delivering 2000 remote safety audits of farms.

What is the role purpose?
A passion for Business Development in a technical environment, getting energy from acquiring new business and building strong and durable relationships with customers, that’s what Business Development Specialist for LRQA's looks like.

What are you going to do?
  • Because of your strong commercial awareness you will acquire new business and expand the business of current clients.
  • You will grasp every lead to get new contracts. Your capability to understand the client’s needs is key to your success.
  • You will use your knowledge and the knowledge of the team to do everything you can to help your client.
  • As account manager you will act as the interface between external clients, customer service and service delivery teams to ensure we develop services, marketing and sales strategies which are relevant to each specific client group. This so that we can grow the life time value of our existing clients and maintain our high end brand positioning.
  • With your passion for technology you feel comfortable operating in a technical environment. Having predefined sales targets is where you feel comfortable with; it gives you the ambition and motivation to do everything you can to reach these goals.
  • You will work closely together with a salesteam in the UK & I and will be responsible for business development within the Northern area off the UK.
 
What we are looking for?
  • A commercial Bachelor degree, with preferably sales experience in manufacturing/ power/downstream industry sectors.
  • At least 5 years commercial experience.
  • Result oriented, assertive, flexible and enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a “can do” attitude and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Team player with skills to work effectively in a global environment with colleagues from different cultures.
  • Strong external focused and commercial awareness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven track record to build strategic client relationships.
  • Fluent in English
 
What does LRQA offer?
  • Exciting job in an innovative and international environment.
  • Diverse working atmosphere and professional induction from day one.
  • Independent work and the assumption of responsibility depending on the position.
  • Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home.
  • Attractive salary model with excellent social benefits.
  • Continuous training and development through our Online Learning Zone as well as cross-departmental, professional exchange.

What happened next?
Are you an experienced and ambitious Business Development Specialist who is able to really understand the needs of a customer? Are you able to convert this understanding in a customized solution? Do you get energy from gaining new business, grow current business or follow up on leads? Is it one of your strengths to connect people and create strong business relationships? Then apply now via the "Apply" button and upload your CV and/or cover letter in less than 5 minutes and make a positive contribution to the ongoing success of LRQA! If you have any questions, please contact the responsible recruiter Sophie Künzel (sophie.kuenzel@lr.org). We are looking forward to your job application!

 

Diversity and Inclusion at LRQA:

We are on a mission to be the place where we all want to work and we are passionate about embracing different perspectives because we understand the value this brings to our business, our clients and each other. We are all about creating a safer and more sustainable future and our inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business.

Together our employees make our communities better and we want you to be part of our diverse team!

LRQA is a leading global assurance provider.  The integrity and expertise we bring to our partnership with clients support their journey to a safer, more secure and more sustainable future. (Group entities).

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