Business Development Manager

Our client is an international FMCG retailer. They now wish to recruit a Business Development Manager to grow business within Northern Ireland food service sector.


Business Development Manager (Northern Ireland)


The role:

  • To develop the companies’ brands in NI by identifying opportunities for new business and overseeing the smooth integration of new retail partners into the Company.
  • Deliver the annual business development budget
  • Present and sell the benefits of our brands and model to potential new retailers
  • Develop a journey plan with call frequency, to include cold calling
  • Generate own leads and set appointments
  • Build good working relationships with property agents and legal teams
  • Identify suitable, new retail partners
  • Engage with nominated business partners to establish opportunities in areas of under representation.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • A good standard of educational attainment (minimum of 5 + GCSE’s)
  • 2+ years’ experience in proactive field sales and achievement ideally within the food service
  • A demonstrable track record in sales and/or securing new business
  • Results driven with the ability to forward think and take a creative sales approach
  • A sound understanding of independent retail with the ability to build long term relationships
  • Excellent networking and influencing skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Full clean driving licence



An excellent remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate including competitive base, bonuses, car, excellent pension etc.


You may call, in strict confidence, Pat O’Kane on 028 3025 2407 or 07768 262758 for more information and a full Job Description. O’Kane Resourcing Ltd acts as a recruitment agency on behalf of the client. By applying for this position, you accept the Privacy Policy which can be found at



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