Business Development Manager

Job title : Business Development Manager
Location : London
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £60000 - £70000 per annum
Salary high : 70000
Salary low : 60000
Reference : BDM001_1667392336
EV - Business Development Manager

Location: This role will require initially require regular travel to London but you don't
have to be London-based. Frequent domestic & international travel may be required.

Who we are
We are the world's largest independent energy and commodities trading company,
with 2021 revenues of $280 billion. Every day we use our expertise and logistical
networks to distribute energy around the world, efficiently and responsibly. From 40
offices worldwide, we seek to add value across the energy supply chain, including
deploying our scale and market understanding to help facilitate the energy transition.
To date, we have committed over $1 billion of capital to renewable projects, and are
identifying and developing low-carbon opportunities around the world.
Our people are our business. Talent is precious to us and we create an environment
in which individuals can reach their full potential, unhindered by hierarchy. Our team
includes more than 65 nationalities and we are committed to developing and
sustaining a diverse work force.

What the role is
A unique opportunity and chance to be part of something truly special as we build an
incredible EV solutions business across UK, Europe and beyond. We move like a
start up but have the benefit of being part of a hugely successful, stable and profitable
company like Vitol.
To scale rapidly we need people with the passion, energy & enthusiasm for
decarbonising our world and the drive to build a strong and sustainable business. This
means we are looking for the very brightest and best BDMs to find, engage and
support our customers on their fleet electrification journey. The role will be supported
by some of the best operators in the EV business but will be extremely fast paced and
challenging so you'll need to hit the ground running and quickly contribute to our

What you will need
* An entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to rapidly integrate in to our fastmoving team. We are a flat organisation and you'll need to influence without
* Energy, resilience and positivity: This won't be an easy ride but it will be
worth it
* Empathy, communication and storytelling skills: You will need to
understand customer needs and translate them into powerful sales pitches
* Proven ability to be a self-starter and comfortable working with ambiguity
* Strong communication skills: You must be a confident presenter who can
clearly articulate the value of our solutions to customers and prospects
* Excellent questioning and listening skills: Allowing you to identify the critical
business needs of prospects and customers
* A genuine team player: You will be working very closely with the broader
sales, marketing and product teams using your customer feedback to shape
the product roadmap and create business plans
* Proven track record in B2B sales and business development: Including
prospecting new leads and closing complex opportunities from inception to
* Excellent commercial negotiation skills: Ability to model, negotiate and
close complex deals across multiple stakeholders
* Experience working with commercial vehicle fleets: A good understanding
of the fleet management value chain and fleet pain points
* Commercial acumen: To enable you to accurately forecast revenue for your
territory and customers, maintain contact information, business history and
actively manage your prospect pipeline
* Full UK driving license

What will help you stand out
* A strong network of contacts and relationships across the commercial fleet
space, especially for truck, bus and van
* Previous experience in EV charging systems or fleet electrification
* Additional languages

Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.