Methods is currently recruiting for 3 Business Development Managers to join our Sales team on a permanent basis. The location of the role is flexible with a hybrid working practice and a focus on spending time with our customers
Methods is an established £100m Digital Transformation company, part of the Alten Group, which over the last 32 years has provided innovative business and digital technology services. We have over 50 active clients many of which have been working with us for more than 10 years.
Since our establishment in 1990, Methods has partnered with a range of central government departments and agencies to transform the way the public sector operates in the UK. Our mission is to improve and safeguard public-facing services. We apply digital thinking to ensure the future of our public services is centred around our citizens.
Our human touch sets us apart from other consultancies, system integrators and software houses - we have a customer-centric value system whereby we focus on delivering what is right for our clients. We passionately support our clients in the success of their projects while working collaboratively to share skill sets and solve problems. At Methods we have fun while working hard; we are not afraid of making mistakes and learning from them.
Our BD team is located across the UK (London, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh) leading growth and revenue generation with clients across UK. The team has an enviable reputation in the market having supported clients through some of the most complex digital transformations ever delivered in the UK Public Sector and we are looking to expand coverage into the private sector.
As a Business Development Manager, you will take a lead role in the Business Development team, operating as an individual contributor in one of our client industry groups, being responsible for growing our customer base and delivering our business development strategy.
You will generate opportunity in your sector by developing an extensive network of industry contacts. Through your existing network, existing Methods stakeholder relationships within our client base and leveraging connections, you will ensure cross-selling opportunities are maximised within Methods and the wider Alten Group service offerings. You will work collaboratively with other members of the Business Development team as well as colleagues from other areas of the business including delivery, commercial, marketing and operations, owning opportunity management from first conversation to contract.
As a Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for identifying, developing, and managing business opportunities within the public sector. You will collaborate with internal teams to develop tailored solutions, engage with government clients, and drive revenue growth. Your strategic thinking, industry knowledge, and exceptional communication skills will be essential to success in this role.
Methods is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.
By joining us you can expect:
· Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
· Be part of exciting project work that is making a difference in society
· Strong, inspiring, and thought-provoking leadership
· A supportive and collaborative environment
As well as this we offer:
Development – access to LinkedIn Learning, a management development programme, and training
Wellness – 24/7 confidential employee assistance programme
Flexible Working – including home working and part time
Social – office parties, breakfast Tuesdays, monthly pizza Thursdays, Thirsty Thursdays, and commitment to charitable causes
Time Off – 25 days of annual leave a year, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy 10 extra days each year
Volunteering – 2 paid days per year to volunteer in our local communities or within a charity organisation
Pension – Salary Exchange Scheme with 4% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution
Discretionary Company Bonus – based on company and individual performance
Life Assurance – of 4 times base salary
Private Medical Insurance – which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)
Worldwide Travel Insurance – which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
Travel – season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme
For a full list of benefits please visit our website (www.methods.co.uk/careers/benefits)Requirements
This role will require you to have or be willing to go through Security Clearance. As part of the onboarding process candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard; details of the evidence required to apply may be found on the government website Gov.UK. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed, or rejected . Details of this will be discussed with you at interview.