Business Development Manager

  • Job Reference: JR4454
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
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Job Description

Our client is a UK subsidiary of a leading Chinese global manufacturer of womenswear apparel, across jersey and wovens. Due to their continued successful growth within the UK market they now have an exciting opportunity for a talented Business Development Manager to join their Leicester team.

Business Development Manager - The Role:

  • Reporting into the General Manager of the UK.
  • Responsible for developing new business within the UK High St, within ladies apparel. 
  • Work on all areas of product development, working closely with the designer, technical and merchandising teams.
  • Liaise between the customer and the Chinese office/factory.

Business Development Manager - The Candidate:

  • You must be able to forge strong relationships, both internally and with retail clients.
  • Must have business development experience within the UK High St - this is essential.
  • Have an eye for product, as well as being highly commercial and a passion for the fashion industry.
  • Must be of strong character and have an adaptable manner.
  • Have a hands on approach and a self started.
  • Analytical and good IT skills.
  • Strong communicator and team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Very well presented, articulate, intelligent with an engaging personality.
  • Ability to travel to China, if required.

Business Development Manager - The Package:

-Competitive salary, dependant on experience,  plus incentive bonus.

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.