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Business Development Manager

London - Hybrid


Placement Type:



£300 per day PAYE

Start Date:

01 Jun, 2024

Job title: Business Development Manager

Length of contract: 9 months 

Pay rate: £300 per day PAYE

Working pattern: Hybrid – 3 days per week onsite 


Are you an entrepreneurial leader with a passion for driving growth and establishing strategic partnerships? Our client is seeking a dynamic Senior Business Development Manager to accelerate customer and partner expansion. 

In this role, you’ll navigate a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment, utilizing your effective communication skills to manage relationships and develop win-win business plans. You’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams, negotiate deals, and drive initiatives to ensure continued success and geographic expansion.

The team is dedicated to delivering a seamless whole-home Wi-Fi experience using mesh technology. They’re not just fixing connectivity; they’re building the smart home of the future, anticipating needs, ensuring safety, and saving energy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and nurture relationships with key stakeholders across customer organizations, including executives, engineering, legal, and marketing teams.
  • Partner with leaders to forge new strategic partnerships and drive a unified strategy.
  • Identify opportunities for growth, lead business case development, and advocate for customer-centric solutions.
  • Initiate, negotiate, and close new relationships, analysing market data to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Identify, qualify, and engage with prospective partners, articulating compelling value propositions and advocating product innovations.
  • Prepare business reviews, market analyses, and recommendations to maximize territory potential.
  • Utilize CRM tools to track account information, forecast, and prioritize goals.
  • Enhance senior-level decision maker experience and customer experience through tailored recommendations and scalable solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience negotiating software and services agreements.
  • Strong understanding of networking and technical knowledge of Wi-Fi technologies.
  • Several years of experience working with C-level executives and large complex deal negotiations with telecommunications companies/ISPs.
  • Willingness to travel up to 60% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing and executing corporate/business transactions.
  • Ability to influence organizational decisions at the leadership level.
  • Proven track record of influencing results and overseeing large or complex relationships.
  • Proficiency in an additional European language preferred (Spanish, German, or Italian).


** This role is available for a limited time only. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday 19th April** 

Client Description

Our Client is a FTSE 100, multinational technology company no longer known for just one thing. Their areas of expertise include e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, artificial intelligence, original entertainment… the list goes on. Despite being primarily digital, their aim is to be the most customer-centric company in the world.

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.