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Job ID:022787
Position Type:Full Time
Travel Required:Yes, 75 % of the Time
Location:Aylesbury, BUC UK
Relocation Provided:No
Remote Work:Yes
Job Description
Eaton's Electrical Sector has an opening for a:
Business Development Manager - Contractors - Midlands
Location: Midlands, UK (the successful candidate may operate remotely)
Reporting to and working closely with the Regional Sales Manager you will be required to assist and support the sales process in selling to our large and National M&E Contractors. The position is also responsible for working effectively with Business Development Managers in the Sales team to ensure close communication and success in effective transactional duties.
  • Support the Regional Sales Manager in the execution and development of an agreed strategy for sales.
  • Achieve a set sales target and a set margin level.
  • Ensure the support of growth within the region .
  • Continuously monitor and improve the conversion rate of quotes to orders for the region.
  • Introduction of Eaton and Cooper Products to provide a solution of products.
  • Call on and develop business/social relationships with target Regional contractors at all levels throughout their organization in order to gain and develop opportunities through to and including the order stage.
  • Developing and maintaining a relationship with key business influencers within the Regional customer base, eg; Head Offices, associated Site Offices of Regional contractors, from M.D. Procurement Director, Project Director down to the Project Manager/Engineer.
  • Assist in the Co-ordination of the teams activities with the other sales teams and internal departments.
  • Knowing by customer who influences 80% of the existing business and understanding the Regional Contractor organization, targeted segments and their processes.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
  • Knowledge of Lighting Industry
  • Knowledge of Relux and/or Dialux Lighting Design Software Packages
  • An absolute determination and ambition to achieve in sales.
  • Motivated and organised with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Technical lighting product knowledge and academic ability to successfully carry out the role.
  • Broad understanding of sales processes, strategies and project management.
  • Approachable and able to communicate at all levels in an effective clear manner.
  • Full UK driving license and willingness to travel.




- Competitive compensation and benefits package

- Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

- Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible


Please note that by applying for this role you will be subject of background screening.


Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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