Vacancy details

UK | South

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Vacancy title
Business Development Manager - WPS - South
Business unit
UK-WPS | Sales & Business Development
UK | South
Closing date

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join WPS’s UK Sales team. 

What you will do

This role will focus on highly proactive development and growth of new business whilst promoting WPS’s existing proposition in line with current business strategy.

Within this role you will have both strategic and tactical input into sales and marketing plans along with ownership and engagement of bids and tenders. A proven ability to develop, influence and maintain relationships with both new and existing customers is essential.  You will liaise closely with the technical teams within WPS to ensure projects are accurately defined, fully understood and correctly implemented. You will also be responsible for ensuring all works and operations meet Company, statutory and contractual requirements from start to finish.

Reporting to the Managing Director of WPS in the UK, you will also be part of the Management Team and play a leading role in developing the direction and performance of the business.

The successful candidate must be confident in engaging and influencing customers at all levels and have experience of partnering relationships to help deliver sales growth. You will take the lead role in handling complex or large opportunities, gather intelligence on competitors, their products and market prices and analyse the data to make recommendations regarding Company strategy. This is primarily a field based role involving extensive travel.

What we are looking for

In order to fulfill the role successfully the following are some of the key skills and experience required:

  • Technically qualified in a relevant discipline or a high level of experience in a relevant discipline
  • Previous experience of new business sales in a non-commodity technology/solution based industry
  • High quality tender writing - winning tenders through a thorough understanding of customer drivers both pre the tender process and during submission
  • A strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to disseminate complex information in concise briefing reports
  • Hunger to succeed
  • Strong networking ability
  • An understanding of financial drivers in business within the context of developing balanced growth
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Full Driving License.

What we offer

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, WPS actively runs employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 24 days holiday with bank holidays in addition
  • Company Car/Allowance
  • Company Phone
  • Laptop
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme

About WPS

WPS provides exceptional parking solutions which provide ease of use and versatility coupled with outstanding reliability. Our ParkAdvance™ Pay on Foot solution exploits state-of–the-art IP based system architecture. It delivers industry leading functionality & reporting combined with direct network and web interconnectivity – ideal qualities now and for the future.

With over 300 professionals across the globe, WPS has established an install base that issues more than 7,500,000 parking tickets every day worldwide. This makes us one of the world’s leading providers of automated parking solutions. We believe in creating strong, professional relationships with our clients, delivering to a high quality threshold and living our values: ‘Proactive, Reliable and Open’.


Please apply by clicking on the link below.

NB: WPS has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. WPS is an equal opportunities employer. Please note, applications received after the closing date will not be processed.