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Sales & Business Development
048427 Requisition #

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Oil, Gas & Chemicals

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week

Job Location: Remote or Office based within the UK

Travel: UK Travel, 30% of the time


We have an excellent new opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our global organisation. The successful candidate will support the Management Team in the development of new business opportunities across the UK Oil, Gas and Chemicals (OGC) Services business, and will contribute towards UK Key Account Management, by planning and supporting local managers in their delivery of active account management.

As the Business Development Manager, you’ll plan and deliver business development activities in order to achieve OGC business growth targets and will be responsible for driving and achieving sales revenue and agreed financial targets for OGC Services in the UK.

You’ll be heavily involved in commercial data, particularly quotations and tenders, working independently and with the team to achieve deadlines, presenting the most efficient business processes to internal managers and customers.

You’ll also work with local UK management to help define sales plans and account plans to grow SGS revenue for designated areas and will maintain excellent working relationships with operational management and the functions to ensure customer requirements are met.


This role offers a competitive base salary, a company car and an annual performance bonus. SGS also offer an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days' holiday (increasing with service), childcare voucher and discount schemes, private health cover, plus a contributory stakeholder pension with a matching contribution of up to 10%.




The successful candidate will have experience within the OGC sector, with demonstrable knowledge in the measurement and analytical services and methodologies. The applicant must have experience of successful tender qualification and submission, and will demonstrate experience of professional account management, delivering on customer requirements and against sales targets in a service/OGC sector.

In addition, you will have the ability to develop positive working relationships with external customers and colleagues at all levels, despite working in a demanding, target driven environment and will have experience of presenting business concepts to an audience.

A Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering / Science / Business related science subject is essential.

Travel within the UK will be required to meet with both clients and SGS colleagues to ensure business growth, therefore you’ll need to hold a full driving licence.






SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.


At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 



APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially, and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.

Alternatively, to arrange a call to discuss the role or recruitment process in more detail before you apply, please email us at gb.recruitment@sgs.com.








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