Business Development Managers

Business Development Managers

Covering regional areas nationally

John Planck are recruiting for a Business Development Managers – covering regional areas nationally.

About the company 

With approaching 50 years industry experience and the country’s largest team of fully qualified Registered Architectural Ironmongers, John Planck Ltd and our trading divisions John Monaghan and HAF, focus on the specification and supply of architectural ironmongery for both new and refurbished developments. Our expertise is primarily focused on the specification, scheduling, and supply of architectural ironmongery. We design solutions to fit any building project from modern, heritage, to bespoke. 

We are exceptionally proud of our portfolio of projects, representing our working relationships with some of the most respected and acclaimed interior designers, architects and contractors in the UK as well as internationally.

To date we have been awarded 20 industry specific specification awards, led by RIBA/GAI including this year’s Hatrick of Winner, in the residential Category, the Hospitality Category and “Winner of Winners” for our work on The OWO. 

With offices around the UK, we are looking to grow the business further, building on our strength and industry experience. We are seeking experienced, motivated, customer focused individuals to join our small sales team. This is an excellent opportunity for sales professionals who are looking for a rewarding career with an ambitious, forward-thinking company, who pride themselves in running a business that believes its people are its greatest asset. We’re committed to creating a working environment that fosters personal and professional growth, whilst prioritsing the well-being and happiness of our employees. 


  • Target medium to large main contractors and sub-contractors and oversee our relationship based upon trust and service
  • Be responsible for the targeting of all major projects in the operational area
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecasts
  • Meet/exceed monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets
  • Oversee projects through to completion working with our contract’s coordinators

Desired skills and experience 

  • A proven track record of success in sales
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, is crucial for this role. You will be able to sell to architects and contractors at all levels.
  • As an experienced Architectural Ironmonger (preferably DIP GAI, RAI) you will be technically capable 
  • Excellent contacts with key architects and contractors
  • The ability to negotiate terms, pricing, and contracts effectively is a key aspect of this role. You should be confident in your negotiation abilities and capable of reaching mutually beneficial agreements with client.
  • We are seeking candidates who are driven by results and motivated to achieve sales targets. You should be proactive, resourceful, and able to work independently to pursue leads and close deals
  • Proficiency with sales software, CRM systems, and other relevant tools is highly desirable. Candidates should be comfortable using technology to manage leads, track sales activities, and analyse performance metrics.

The Package: 

  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience & qualifications 
  • Profit related commission system
  • Company car/car allowance, mobile, laptop 
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays & birthday holiday
  • Health Cashback Scheme

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We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to join our dedicated team. If you have any questions or need assistance with your application, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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