New Business Manager

Job Description

To achieve continuous sales growth through the achievement of VOH (vehicles on hire), revenue and profit targets from new business sales opportunities, identified within an allocated area/territory. This role is purely focussed on winning new business.

Client Details

A market leader in their field.


As follows:-

  • To get vehicles on hire (in line with target), within set parameters, through consultative solution selling to potential customers, achieving the best result for both the customer and my client.
  • To get vehicles on hire (in line with target), within set parameters, through solution selling to potential customers, achieving the best result for both the customer and my client.
  • To creatively research key business sectors, use facts, figures and tools to present plans, and forecast future goals and targets.
  • To be responsible for achieving predetermined monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets in line with price matrices.
  • Develop a robust pipeline of prospects to deliver growth of the business by identifying targeted SME’s and dealing effectively with qualified leads from central Marketing.
  • To create and maintain a ‘New Business Development Plan’ in conjunction with the ASM that clearly articulates a strategy for developing new business. This should contain both short- and long-term goals with agreed measures and milestones.
  • To convert a forecast percentage of prospects into actual customers.
  • To report results and complete ‘Fact Find’ documents within agreed timescales. To have these reports available for review by sales managers.
  • To gain a competitive edge in negotiations through a thorough understanding of the market.
  • To maintain and increase a personal data base of prospects that is both meaningful and up-to-date.
  • Ensure the necessary activity, in line with ASM requirements, is achieved – cold calling, prospecting, door knocking, vehicle spotting, research etc.
  • Conducting quality appointments with prospects in line with the NBM activity plan.
  • To negotiate contracts and service level agreement (SLAs) with new customers within agreed parameters.
  • To continuously identify additional revenue opportunities for NVH.
  • To establish close working relationships with relevant members of NVH to enable delivery of customer requirements effectively.
  • To proactively provide each customer with the appropriate management information as required in order to win/develop the account.
  • Ensure full compliance with our CRM system and other systems made available to ensure the following are actioned:
  • Provide accurate forecasts to the ASM.
  • Detailed management of the prospect data base and customer folders.
  • Identification of non-rental related opportunities to increase sales revenue.
  • Follow appropriate account opening process to ensure smooth integration for the customer.
  • Completion and maintenance of an effective ‘Fact Find’ document for each prospect via the BRD
  • Effective use of the sales proposal tool to ensure appropriate rate levels.
  • Relationship Management utilising the Business Support team to assist in the customer relationship
  • Effective diary and time management.


As follows:-

  • Good general education {with minimum qualification of grade A-C GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths is required}
  • Previous experience of significant new business generation
  • Proven record of exceeding targets
  • Experience of selling within a B2B environment to SME market
  • Proven ability and experience in solution selling
  • Strong influencing and negotiation ability
  • Tenacious, resilient and passionate in character
  • An ability to deliver presentations to customers – all levels of management.
  • An ability to identify and resolve issues. And to able to collate and analyse data – PC literate.
  • An ability to write well-articulated proposals and reports in response to clients’ needs.
  • An ability to build strong relationships.
  • An ability to work under pressure, be self-motivated, committed to meeting deadlines (self-imposed and external), and to manage multiple requirements and demands effectively

Job Offer

Attractive overall earning potential.