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Business Development Manager


Engineering Excellence through Proficiency

ReachActive provides specialist engineering services across the power, multi-utility and building services sectors within the UK and Ireland. We are a forward thinking and innovative contractor adept at recognising business opportunity, identifying gaps in the market and delivering total solutions that meet the needs and exceed all expectations of our clients.

ReachActive provides its clients with a single source of specialist project resources and services. This approach has led to its five complementary divisions, which provide an unrivalled breadth & depth of engineering services.

  • Multi-utility installations and diversions
  • Overhead power lines
  • Substations
  • Underground power networks
  • Building services
    Our vision is to be the foremost utility engineering and building systems provider in the UK and Ireland.

    Through dedication, collaboration, innovation and honest evaluation ReachActive will continue on its path of sustainable progression for the benefit of its staff, clients and the communities in which it operates.


  • Safety – continuous promotion of a safety culture targeting zero harm
  • Teamwork – collaborating and benefiting from working together
  • Respect – for staff, clients, communities and the environment
  • Integrity – delivering on promises
  • Vision – being open to all possibilities
  • Excellence – dedicated to high quality in all ReachActive does
    We are currently looking to recruit a Business Development Lead to work alongside and report in to the (Business Development) Director. This is an important role within the company. The successful individual will be primarily responsible for the growth of company’s business and revenues in the electricity transmission and distribution market sector within the UK. The successful candidate is likely to have experience within the Power and / or Multi-Utilities sector, however experienced candidates from other civil engineering or construction industries are also encouraged to apply.

    The responsibilities will include leading and managing the bid preparation process while maintaining contact with the clients and liaising with the engineering and procurement staff to propose an efficient solution and to complete the bid package within clients’ target dates.

    Typical responsibilities include:

  • Preparation or helping to prepare sales and marketing strategy for the company to increase their market presence and continue to develop their market as specialist contractors within the electrical supply industry
  • Development of commercial bid strategies and identification of target projects both in short term and long term, in particular for large UK and European infrastructure projects
  • Conducting market research in the electric utility sector
  • Setting up an improved market awareness & business intelligence network to support growth
  • Gathering market and customer information and providing feedback on future business trends
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers and to identify new opportunities by visiting client’s offices in person, and via telephone calls and emails
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers’ businesses and requirements
  • Leading and management of bid package from a commercial point of view
  • Understanding commercial terms and conditions and to make appropriate risk mitigation strategies to protect the company’s revenues
  • Liaising with the engineering and procurement staff to prepare design packages and cost data for inclusion in the bid
  • Management of contract negotiations with the client
  • This is an opportunity to continue to build your career within a growing, well-backed company during an exciting stage of their development. Already successful in winning work this year, you will be joining a motivated, successful and knowledgeable team.

    The successful applicant will be self-motivated, with excellent communication skills and a sound commercial awareness. In addition to a competitive salary and bonus package, this position offers the opportunity to work within a close-knit, friendly, yet professional environment with substantial opportunity for career development within a successful, growing company.


  • Full UK Driving license


  • A proven track record in delivering sales across a diverse client base
  • At least 4 years in a similar role
  • Strong communication and customer service skills, awareness & professionalism
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • Experience in not only opening doors, but closing sales


  • You should have an established history within the power supply industry in UK (or Europe) and a comprehensive knowledge of the opportunities and business contacts within the industry
  • You can apply via our website or by contacting

    Apply now.


    ReachActive is a fast growth company looking to attract talented, highly skilled and motivated people with a proven track record of technical expertise in the power, multi-utility and building services sectors. Our delivery and service ethos is client focused and flexible, so we are looking for persons who fit this profile and are able to collaborate effectively with clients, consultants and contractors.

    ReachActive is investing in people, both new and experienced talent looking for a new challenge, a career change or simply work experience. We develop personnel, e.g. through an apprentice training route, and support employees who want to reach Chartership status or pursue further education.

    To apply for a vacancy or to reach out to us, visit our View Vacancies page, visit our LinkedIn Careers Page or get in touch via Our roles are based across sites in the UK (London, Hertford, Basingstoke) and Ireland (Dublin & Mullingar).