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Business Development Executive

giant group
giant screening
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Job Tenure
Full Time Permanent
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As a business development executive, you will work alongside our New Business Consultants to ensure enquiries are maximised from an existing agency portfolio by providing excellent customer service as well as generating new business opportunities for giant from new and existing accounts. The ideal route of this role will be to develop into a New Business Consultant within 2 years.

Your ultimate objective is to improve market position and achieve financial growth by building key customer relationships as well as identify new opportunities to introduce the new business teams.

Key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:
1. Focus on working alongside the new business consultants to drive growth in your portfolio of clients by building strong customer relationships and brand reputation.
2. Deliver unrivalled customer service
3. Organising and conducting product training and industry updates to clients over the telephone 
4. You will plan persuasive approaches and pitches that will convince potential clients to do business with the company.
5. Follow up on targeted marketing campaigns, book customer meetings where applicable for the new business team.
6. Strategise to plan and implement daily/weekly plans and deliver accurate forecasts.
7. Work comfortably on own initiative and continuously achieve KPIs and targets with the ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
8. Successfully generate cross-sell opportunity for giant product range where possible.


Ideally, you will have a at least 2 years’ experience in business development, sales executive, recruitment consultant or a relevant role within a fast paced sales environment. You must understand and be able to demonstrate a sales cycle. 
You have great enthusiasm and attitude for the role, a high level of resilience and strong written and verbal communication and emotional intelligence.

• Proficient in Microsoft office
• Experience of using CRM
• Understanding and striving to achieve the giant people values is essential.

career path
Your career path at giant will be consistent with how well you are carrying out your current role including reference to whether you have met or exceeded your objectives and importantly how you demonstrate the giant people values. 

Understanding your aspirations ultimately helps us to guide your individual career path whether it is in your current role or in a different role that your skills and knowledge can be developed.

In this role there are a number of career path routes you can take. For example, in sales you can become a senior business development executive, new business consultant, senior new business consultant, key account manager and account director or alternatively you can work in sales exclusively for any of our sister companies in screening, financing or corporate markets.

We provide in-house certified training as well as role relevant accredited training to enable you to do the role efficiently. 

giant people values
At giant we have people values that we always aspire to. They are the cornerstone of our culture:
personal growth: we strive to understand ourselves.
• we are self-aware and in control of our insecurities, moods and emotions and their effect on others, 
• we control our reactions and think before speaking, 
• we empathize and understand other’s emotions and their views and try to treat people according to their emotional reactions
• we are good at building rapport and relationships with others often by finding a common ground.
• we take ownership of tasks/projects, 
• whilst freely admitting our mistakes, and
• we stretch ourselves to grow (being nervous shows you are being stretched!),

clear communication
• we listen well, encourage others to speak and 
• we communicate internally and externally in a straight-forward honest manner leaving nothing unsaid - we say the good & the bad!
• whilst always being fair, respectful, and emotionally intelligent.

working as a team

• we achieve goals together as a team, 
• with humility not ego, 
• where everyone is equal and feels safe to challenge others and have their views heard 
• always with a sense of humor!
At giant we believe that working for and with people who have emotional intelligence increases job happiness (satisfaction and motivation) exponentially. By following these values, we can be the best at what we do, provide greater job satisfaction for those around us and we can all grow to be the best version of ourselves!

giant appraise

To help you progress in your career you will be set clear objectives and you will be expected to constantly give and receive feedback. 
Every six months (monthly in your first three months) you will have a straight forward review meeting discussing your achievements, the progress of your objectives, examples of how you have demonstrated the giant people values, together with any other relevant discussion points including of course any feedback (good and not so good!) on your line manager.

giant employee survey

In line with our company values, we regularly ask every member of the giant team to provide feedback on what’s it like to work here. 
We use the answers to ensure that giant remains a place where we are all proud to work. Here are a few results of our most recent survey.
• 97% of people say they clearly understand their job role and know what’s expected of them day to day
• 93% of people understand their objectives and how they align with giant’s mission and overall company values
• 97% of people know who to go to with any urgent issues, including customer queries
• 97% of people recognised how their teams pull together to achieve company goals and fix any issues that may arise
• 91% of people said they have had the opportunity in the last 6 months, to learn and develop new skills within their current role.