Business Development Manager

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Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Crick, Leamington Spa, Leicester, Warwick, Stratford upon Avon


Competitive salary + Car Allowance + Pension + Excellent Benefits

Salary Category:

Competitive / Details on request

The Consultant:
Julian Curtis

I have 40 years’ experience in the Automotive parts retail and distribution sectors. I have worked for Glen Callum Associates for 14 years and pride myself in providing an excellent service to candidates and Aftermarket and OEM clients.

Business Development Manager

Automotive Vehicle Diagnostic Software

Are you experienced selling Diagnostic Tools or Software?  Do you have a good understanding of Automotive Electrical Diagnostics? Are you an accomplished business hunter with a passion for selling?

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious Business Development Manager to join a global consultancy specialising in luxury sports cars and dealing with major Vehicle Manufacturers to sell their range of Vehicle Diagnostic Software and Technical Publications. They wish to increase their market in Advanced Diagnostics, Augmented Reality and Digital Manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will have a strong sales focus and have experience as a Business Development Manager / sales developer selling to Vehicle Manufacturers, the Automotive Aftermarket service and garage sector and have Automotive Diagnostic knowledge.

There is full product training given and this role can offer excellent career opportunities.

Competitive salary + Car Allowance + Pension + Excellent Benefits

Located within commute of Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Crick, Leamington Spa, Leicester, Warwick, Stratford upon Avon

The Role

  • Manage your allocated territory.
  • Proactively drive and push sales to achieve results and maintain accounts for future business development.
  • Develop existing accounts to expand business and open up new sales opportunities.
  • To target new potential business and promote and sell the products to Vehicle Manufacturers, Vehicle Builders, the Automotive Aftermarket and service sector.
  • Present, communicate and sell the products at all levels within the customer’s network.
  • Covering the UK territory with occasional travel to  Europe and the USA.

Person Specification

  • Technically minded sales professional with good knowledge of selling Vehicle Diagnostics tools or diagnostic software solutions.
  • Have an understanding of the Vehicle Manufacturer network, Automotive Aftermarket and the Service Sector.
  • Have the technical knowledge to target and sell to the market and achieve a good sales return.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Calm and confident in pressurised selling and negotiating situations.
  • A good strategist who can plan, relationship build and present at management level.
  • Good PC literacy is essential. (Microsoft Office).
  • Have experience in manufacturing or selling to manufacturers.
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Technical Publications or PLM and SLM would be an advantage.

As global consultants our client provides world class technical information and repair manuals for vehicle manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket. They utilise the latest technology to provide their customers and business partners a thorough and accessible manual to facilitate the requirements of vehicle repair.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the Business Development Manager position please forward your CV to Julian Curtis, Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Julian directly for a further chat on the job.

Julian will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Julian who will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!


Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

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