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Business Development Manager


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?


Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary with career progression
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • 24 days annual holiday + bank holidays (increases with service)
  • Simplyhealth Cash Plan (including retail discount scheme)
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Staff discount on Kärcher products


Business Development Manager- North East and Scotland 


Purpose of the Role:

To be a custodian of the brand, to effectively meet our customers’ needs, and to help build a growing, profitable, sustainable Kärcher.


Your key responsibilities will be :

  • To promote all professional products to the selected key accounts and end users across a defined target market within the allocated sales territory
  • Achievement of territory sales target by means of cold calls, appointments, site surveys and demonstrations to end users specific to target group
  • Achievement of specific number of calls into individual target groups on a monthly basis
  • To follow up on sales leads
  • To provide advice / product guidance to the end user
  • To work closely with all Target Group Managers to gain expert knowledge
  • Achieve set KPI’s
  • Continuous use of OneView (CRM)
  • To work closely with internal departments, providing feedback on products, market trends and competitor information


Your qualifications and experience are :

  • GCSE A-C (9-4) or equivalent in Maths & English
  • Previous sales experience and the achievement of targets
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Ability to influence and negotiate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A driven, passionate and confident self-starter
  • Full UK Driving License


Contact details

Kärcher (U.K.) Ltd

Human Resources – Melanie Cunnane, Recruitment Co-Ordinator

01295 752052



Kärcher UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer who seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion/belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or marital status. Kärcher UK will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 


Kärcher UK encourages applications from minorities, women in positions where they are under- represented, and people with disabilities.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


We thank all applicants for their interest ; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted