Business Development Manager

Location Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Discipline: Sales, Accounting & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £65000.0
Contact name: Sarah Glover

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Published: about 2 months ago

The White Horse is partnering with a global, private equity backed, high growth business. To recruit a Business Development Manager for their new M&A team.

The business have ambitious growth plans through strategic Mergers & Acquisitions and they are looking for somebody to identify and initiate contact with strategic businesses that fit well to their business requirements.

This is a really exciting new role and plays a key part in the businesses next chapter, you will be working with an experienced M&A team to help deliver their plans.


The ideal person will have a background within software or have an industry understanding and have strong Business development or sales experience.



  • Identify, qualify and create acquisition opportunities by engaging directly with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Identifying the best way to approach a potential acquisition target and deliver an account strategy.
  • Calling prospective businesses.
  • Initiate M&A conversations on behalf of the M&A director.
  • Use digital marketing tools to set-up email campaigns and use social media to improve prospecting processes.
  • Hand prospects over to the M&A and portfolio director to execute the deal.



  • 4+ experience within business development or sales.
  • Ideally have software/technology experience
  • M&A experience preferable but not essential
  • Happy to work remotely
  • Occasional global travel to prospective clients.