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Business Manager - Rail - Wiltshire

Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Location: Wiltshire
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Project Management
This vacancy has now expired.


Business Manager

Rail experience


£50,000 - £60,000 with OTE

Role overview:

This will include developing the business unit strategy, delivering sales through key accounts, recruitment, staff management and project delivery. To work with the board to identify and develop operational improvements to the company infrastructure.

Main duties and responsibilities

Business Development:

* To define annually the rail business unit sales strategy and sales plan and

agree it with the Board.

* To deliver the sales targets as defined within the annual rail business unit

sales plan.

* Identifying potential customers and visiting them to develop new


* Identifying new service lines that could provide and bringing these

to the board.

* Identifying and qualifying sales leads.

* Negotiating the terms of agreement with customers and closing sales.

* Negotiating variations in price, delivery and specifications with customers.

Client Management

* Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers via meetings,

telephone calls and email.

* Monitor progress of projects with the customer, gain feedback on

our performance and take action to rectify any shortfall in performance.

People Management

* Create rail business unit resource plan each year identifying the number

of staff and types of skills required within the unit to meet the planned

sales and revenue targets.

* Recruit staff according to the resourcing plan.

Key skills:

  • Generating large strategic sales in the UK rail business

  • Recruited and managed highly skilled technical staff and experts

  • Supporting rail project managers in the successful delivery of rail projects on time and budget

  • Developed business plans and successfully deliver against them

  • Managed the profit and loss of a £1m+ consultancy business


  • Hold a degree in engineering, science or business management or equivalent
  • 5 years sales experience
  • Experience in a senior management role
  • Experience in a safety or mission critical domain

Please apply for more information!

Business Manager - Rail

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