Business Development Manager


Atkins Search are recruiting for a Business Development Manager role to join an established, leading construction main contractor based in the East Midlands.


Our client is one of the most established and successful main contractors in the East Midlands, delivering varied projects from commercial, education, leisure, industrial and healthcare sectors.

Due to the natural progression of the team, there is an opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join the business.

  • Privately owned, successful and local main contractor
  • Exciting growth plans for the future coupled with progression plans for employees
  • Local, dynamic and varied projects
  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture


Operating as the Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for identifying and securing new business opportunities and clients. You will be focused on developing strategic partnerships, managing client relationships, and expanding the business’ portfolio for new tenders.

You will be working as part of a collaborative team to form strategies and cultivate and uniformed, connected approach.


  • Maintain and develop industry relationships with consultants and architects
  • Implement business development strategies with the team, keeping in-line the business’ growth plans
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities through various channels; networking events, Completing market research to identify trends and opportunities
  • Keep internal CRM up to date to manage reports and track progress
  • industry conferences and marketing
  • Advocate and promote the business brand to drive visibility and brand awareness
  • Manage and develop relationship with new and existing local authority frameworks


The ideal candidate for the Business Development Manager job will have a proven track record as a Business Development Manager in a construction main contracting environment.

You will also need to be proactive, positive and confident communicating at all levels and able to work as part of a team.

  • Strong Communication skills
  • Established network within the construction industry
  • Experienced in networking and negotiating with industry professionals and clients
  • Understanding of market trends, procurement routes, market competition and client requirements
  • Ability to confidently present and represent the company brand
  • Excellent communicator, written and verbal to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to think strategically and piece together a proactive process to achieve business targets


As the Business Development Manager you will be joining an established main contractor with excellent growth plans and opportunities for the future.

You will have a forum to build an established career, surrounded by like-minded individuals.

  • Competitive salary and Package
  • Company
    Car or allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Excellent working environment
  • Variety of projects and reputable regional business
  • Local, established business and team

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment, and service
in the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough, and Northern Home Counties regions.

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