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Business Development Manager

Manpower Ireland
EUR46500 - EUR48000 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Job Type

Business Development Manager
Location: Republic of Ireland (Belfast-Dublin economic corridor)
Salary: €48,000 Base (Dependent on experience)
Commission: Attractive commission rates

  • Car allowance of €425 per month or Company Vehicle
  • Fuel card
  • Support from Sales Manager
  • Full training provided
  • Excellent progression opportunities within the company

Company Overview
A leading dairy products company with over 90 years of excellence is expanding its portfolio to include premium ice-cream. We are seeking an ambitious and motivated Business Development Manager to join our team and drive the growth of our ice-cream brand in the Republic of Ireland.

Job Description
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop existing and new business in the retail, food-service, and tourism sectors, focusing on the Republic of Ireland, particularly along the Belfast-Dublin economic corridor.
  • Acquire new business and manage new and existing accounts to foster growth.
  • Act as the principal point of contact for customers, introducing them to new products and using their feedback to better understand the market.
  • Work from home and on the road with customers, with weekly online meetings and occasional in-person meetings at our HQ in Northern Ireland.

Key Duties:

  • Identify and convert leads into sales opportunities.
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships.
  • Use influencing and negotiation skills to close deals and expand market presence.
  • Regularly communicate with customers at all organizational levels.

Candidate Requirements
Personal Attributes:

  • Passionate about food and a natural people person.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently.
  • Strong commercial awareness and ability to generate and convert leads.
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.


  • Ideally, experience within the food industry or FMCG.
  • Existing network within food-service and/or convenience retail is advantageous.
  • Proven track record in winning sales and managing accounts.

Additional Requirements:

  • Own vehicle and a full driving licence are essential.
  • Ability to store product samples (chest freezer space required).

For more information on this role, please attach your CV in word format via the link provided or for more information contact Megan Murray on: 01 6455231 or [email protected]

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