Additional Resources Ltd.

Portfolio Manager / Business Developer - Product Design Services

Portfolio Manager / Business Developer - Product Design Services - Bristol / flexible working

Salary: £50,000 to £70,000 based on qualifications and experience (plus bonus scheme)

The Company:

Our client works with a wide range of customers in a variety of sectors, including medical, consumer and industrial.

They have a highly skilled and collaborative team that enables them to combine creativity, technical innovation and user experience to deliver world-changing products and services.

Right now, they're growing and looking for the right person who wants to grow with them.

They're looking to recruit a Portfolio Manager (Business Developer), whose role will be to accelerate the development of a fast growing, profitable and sustainable business across its Consumer and Industrial market sectors.

The Role:

As Portfolio Manager, you will take a consultative selling approach to working with both existing and new clients.

You will help them to understand the full range of innovative, technology-based product design services that our client can offer, and you will build strong relationships that clients will turn to time and time again as they develop their product strategies.

They are proud that they support clients to 'think differently' about their approaches, offering innovation programmes and designing connected product ecosystems, as well as creating smart & sustainable packaging and product solutions.

We're looking for a special type of salesperson.

First and foremost, you will be passionate about designing a better world and you'll understand how your role as Portfolio Manager plays a vital part in this.

Importantly, you won't be a lone ranger.

You'll need to be a natural collaborator, with a disciplined approach, who's ready to focus on winning exciting new contracts for our team to deliver.

You'll have a lot of energy; experience of selling technology-based product design services, and you'll believe, like we do, in the importance of user experience in the design process.

You will have experience of selling in a consultative environment, with both products and design services.

You will have gravitas and credibility, but with the down-to-earth approach that inspires trust and excitement.

You will be joining a sales team and a company that is obsessed with helping its clients to create innovative and market leading design solutions that deliver outstanding benefits.

For the right person this permanent role is an influential one, with an opportunity to work closely with the board level Business Director.

Your skills and experience

You will have:

* A Consultative selling experience of technology-based product design services, preferably including a strong digital element

* Strong understanding of innovation and technology in product design and an ability to communicate this knowledgeably to clients

* Successful experience of selling to blue chip Consumer and Industrial clients

* Experience of successfully working as part of a team and openly exchanging information and supporting colleagues

* Evidence of a collaborative style and approach

* Evidence of strong client relationships

* Evidence of a results-based ethos

* Experience of translating strategic priorities into appropriate action

* Evidence of continuous professional development

* Monitor actions for allocated clients and ensure that actions are completed in a timely manner.

* Provide input to the monthly board report on order intake and client development progress.

They offer:

* £50,000 to £70,000 based on qualifications and experience

* 25 days holiday a year (with extra days for long service)

* Flexible working arrangements

* A matched contributory pension scheme

* Company-wide bonus

* Private health care for you and your family; free eye tests plus an employee assistance scheme for you

* Training and development opportunities, and regular lunch and learn sessions

* Secure in-building bike storage and shower, discounted First Bus monthly and annual passes.

(Bristol has a good Park & Ride bus network.)

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