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Business Development Manager (Electric Vehicle Sector)

  • Job reference: 920611
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP55000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 12/07/2018

Business Development Manager (Electric Vehicle Sector)

Salary: £ Competitive plus car/car allowance and bonus

Location: Reading or London

Permanent Position /37 Hours per week

Our Role

You'll be responsible for developing a sales pipeline of key sector clients, building strong relationships and bringing solutions that our Electric Vehicle team can offer is crucial. Being able to take concepts at an early stage and shaping a technical and commercial solution will be the key to success in this role. Working as part of an emerging team growing our EV business you'll provide the key ingredients to secure long term partnerships with clients in the fleet and bus sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify the sector pipeline
  • Present solutions to a wide variety of stakeholders both internal and external
  • Consult on EV solutions (investment, delivery, and operational services) to our clients
  • Work as part of a team to achieve our EV business plans
  • Identify the commercial and technical requirements of a project
  • Work with partners and suppliers to understand their solutions for the benefit of our clients
  • Assist in scaling up our offering and service capability
  • Monitor market developments to ensure we remain competitive and innovative
  • Own each opportunity from early client engagement to operational delivery

Skills & Experience

  • The ability to identify a sector pipeline and shape the sales plan
  • Experience of the Electrical Vehicle Market crucial
  • Experience of developing/selling products in the fleet or bus sector
  • Electrical Vehicle technical experience
  • Experience in creating technical and commercial solutions
  • Proactive in creating solutions and developing opportunities


The business delivers multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers' electricity, gas, water and heat needs. We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects.

The Electric Vehicle infrastructure and services market is a key area of growth for the business and this role is vital to achieving our business goals.


Lots of good things, including 34 days' holidays (inclusive of public holidays), pension plans and paid volunteering days.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.