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Business Support

CBSbutler has diversified its recruitment capabilities in recent years to include a comprehensive range of business support functions and disciplines.

Retaining a strong sector focus the main categories we deliver across include Business Management, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement, HR and Talent Acquisition.

By specialising in specific industries, CBSbutler are able to identify professionals with an intimate knowledge of our clients' requirements, so vital in today's competitive business climate. 

Whether this relates to cross border transactions, working in specific geographical territories or dealing with complex challenges/processes, we are able to focus our searches, thereby providing a high degree of assurance in the candidate selection.

This gives us a distinct advantage when hiring for business critical roles and provides CBSbutler clients with a high degree of confidence in the hiring process.

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Business Development Engineer- Def... > Favourite this £50000 - £58000 per annum + excellent package East Sussex

Business Development Engineer- Defence

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Development professional to join a global leading defence manufacturing company. This internal / office based role will offer the right candidate high levels of job security with an already established and ever growing company.

Main Role & Responsibilities:

+ Evaluate and identify market trends, new business opportunities for long term strategic targeting

+ Develop new business leads by proactive engagement, networking with and creating long term relationships with key industry prime contractors, government department and end users

+ Manage all Business Development pursuits, with clear responsibilities and accountability for UK, Western Europe and any othe regions subsequently appointed, through effective communication with cross functional staff, business area leads, consultants, representatives and corporate engaged parties

+ Represent the company and Business Aeea is cross site BD activities and initiatives

Ideally you will have:

+ Degree or equivalent in related subject - desirable but not necessary

+ Experience in the aerospace/defence industry

+ Proven track record having demonstrated success in achieving and exceeding new business development award targets

+ Experience of UK, USA and Foreign MODs, Defence procurement contracting practices

Area Sales Manager - Midlands (Cap... > Favourite this £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits East Midlands

A global leading manufacturing company who operate within environmental testing industry are now looking for a Area Sales Manager to join their growing team. This is a field based role and you will be the East Midlands / Midlands territory.

Within this role you will:

  • Lead, guide and manage the designated sales area and respond to incoming day to day sales enquiries
  • Ensure sales targets are met both inidividually and also assist in achieving the overall sales team target
  • Support the sales department providing feedback in regards to sales forecast information, marketing needs and current market trends.
  • Work alongside the line manager in preparation of sales promotion data, presentation material and seminor when required to do so.

Ideally you will have:

Relevant qualification within an engineering subject - deseriable but not necessary
Sales experience selling capital equipment within the materials test / environmental test / automotive test industry- desirable but not necessary as long as there is an ability to retain technical information
Ability to retain technical information quickly
Independent, self-motivated and pro-active attitude

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an already established and ever growing company with rewards such as a competitive salary + company car, high levels of job security and an amazing career path.

Interviews will be held next week. APPLY NOW! Call for further information.

Business Development Manager - Def... > Favourite this £60000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance Warwickshire

A global leading engineering company are now looking for a Defence Business Development Manager to join their internal commercial team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development professional with a strong track record of winning high value business within the defence industry to be part of a team driving commercial transformation.

This is mostly an office based role with International travel and you will be required to go through UK SC Clearance.

Within this role you will:

  • Work closely with the Defence team, the Product Groups and commercial teams to meet the need of clients.
  • Understands the client's business, including their organisation, financial decision-making process and business challenges to create and sell solutions that respond to the client's value drivers.
  • Collaborates with market sectors, product groups, other Ricardo divisions, commercial and engineering teams to develop and sell a portfolio of high value solutions
  • Develops winning proposals and performs successful contract negotiations with support from commercial and market sectors

Experience / skills required:

  • Strong track record of winning significant high value business
  • Effective in solving client problems - driving unique value for clients, with a track record of qualifying opportunities based on opportunity profile, available resources, assets and intellectual capital
  • Proven skill in defining and preparing winning proposals, with the ability to develop strong customer relationships and profitable revenue streams
  • Able to work in a matrix organisation and can liaise effectively across business units to drive greater business value
  • Degree in engineering or related technical diploma
  • Strategic thinker, eager to take initiative, effective at creating, communicating and selling technically-oriented business solutions in a fast paced environment

Expeditor > Favourite this £20000 - £24000 per annum + Holiday allowance, pension Staffordshire

Do you want to work within a leading engineering company?

You will be key to the supply chain management and ensuring all materials are chased in a timely manner in order to meet the needs of customers and fulfil expectations.

Your key responsibilities will be:

+ Communicating to vendors regarding shipping and to verify shipments

+ Ensuring that invoices and other necessary documentation is up to date

+ Inspect products for quality and quantity

+ Communicate effectively with other departments to reduce delays and maintain efficiency

Experience or Qualifications required:

+ Ability to work as part of a team

+ Excellent customer service, organisation and communication skills

+ Computer literate and good knowledge of Microsoft Office package

Sales Administrator and Support > Favourite this £20000 - £25000 per annum + commission Bedfordshire

Sales Administrator and Support

Milton Keynes


A leading international scientific engineering company are looking for a new Sales Support Administrator to support them in the engineering department. The company manufactures and supplies to laboratories and research sites for niche but extremely needed equipment.

Your responsibilities include:

Sales order processing e.g. Receiving PO from client, setting documents on the system, going through credit checking process, putting onto RP System, providing order confirmation, Liaising with suppliers re. Timelines of when equipment will arrive with client, invoicing, following up with client to ensure equipment has arrived and they are happy with the overall service etc.


A scientific, medical or lab based qualifications (A level or above)

Ability to carry out general admin tasks such as order processing and invoicing, able to build strong relations with clients and customers, understanding needs and specs

Commuting distance from Milton Keynes


£20-25,000 + Commission

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