Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

by Tarriq

We’re always on the look-out for like-minded individuals who carry the same hardworking ethos that is at the core of everything we do at BIU.

We bring in staff that share our values, whose performance is among the top 10% in the industry. New recruits are given the best tools and working environment, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Learning and development is integral. Staff are supported with first class external training and internal expertise for in-house training and apprenticeships – broadening awareness in different departments and building skill sets enabling progression.

Staff have monthly performance reviews and a Professional Development Portfolio. Benefits include private health care, annual appraisals, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and subsidised massages.

As well as energy and utility consultants, we’ve got an extensive non-production team with expertise ranging from HR and IT through to administration, sales and marketing.

Take a look through our current vacancies below and get in touch if you think you could add something to the team:

Susan Zolotarczuk, HR Officer

New Business Sales Executive – Energy

Salary: Circa £23,066 basic + commission + benefits

Location: Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

We have a vacancy for an outbound Sales Executive to join our New Business Department.

Job responsibilities

Contacting prospective, blue chip clients at FD level, making quality appointments for their Business Development Managers to present BIU’s energy procurement services.

You will be contacting businesses who have a minimum annual spend of £250,000 on energy, therefore proven experience in B2B sales and energy procurement along with a drive to achieve targets is essential.

Skills and attributes

Experience within the energy sector

Genuine, high quality, communication skills

Motivation to work autonomously

To apply, please forward your CV by 1st December 2017 to susan.zolotarczuk@biu.com

Telesales Manager

Salary: Circa £30,000 OTE £54,000 plus benefits

Location: Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

We have a current vacancy for a Telesales Manager to lead, manage and motivate the growing Telesales team. We are looking for someone with proven experience of having made an impact in a sales environment, who is commercial and forward thinking enough to really make their mark on this team, leading and guiding them to success through the future growth.

Job responsibilities:

As this is a player / manager role, we’d expect you to be a successful telesales person yourself, be able to lead by example and produce high personal results whilst driving performance from the team.

The successful candidate will:

Manage, mentor, inspire and motivate the Telesales team to meet KPIs month on month

Provide Performance Management for all the team to include training, development, coaching, 1-2-1s

Contact prospective, blue chip clients, making quality appointments at FD level for the Field Sales to attend

Create and execute projects using new data sources and initiatives to drive and create business growth

Monitor and listen to calls for coaching and quality purposes

Collaborate with the marketing department, coordinating targeted campaigns

Provide detailed reports to senior management on all aspects of telesales performance on a regular basis

Skills and attributes required:

Experience of sales management

Proven experience of success within a Telesales environment

Genuine, high quality communication skills

Excellent people skills, strong relationship builder

Natural leadership qualities, ability to lead by example

Experience from within the energy sector preferred

To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to Susan.Zolotarczuk@biu.com

Data Entry Assistant / Receptionist

£16,474 – £18,146 + excellent benefits

The company now have an opportunity for an excellent individual to join us in the position of Data Entry Assistant / Receptionist. 

Job responsibilities:

Transfer complex data into a systems database for accurate documentation and record-keeping. Follow procedure to enter account information from invoices in a timely and efficient manner.

This roles means having an ear to the ground and being aware of everything that’s going in the company, from knowing which important meetings will be taking place to co-ordinating deliveries. Often the first person that employees and potential clients see, so must maintain a well-groomed appearance whilst remaining calm, courteous and professional at all times. The ideal candidate will be extremely professional, presentable and approachable.

Skills and attributes required:

Excellent customer service

Skilled typist

Ability to prioritise projects

Ability to work on deadlines

Attention to detail

Solid written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work on a team

Critical thinker & problem-solver

Good maths skills

Enjoy working with computers

Highly organised

Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks

Minimum requirements:

Maths & English GCSEs level C or above

Previous data entry experience

Customer Service experience

Experience with Microsoft Office

The position is full-time Monday – Friday and an immediate start is essential.

To apply, please forward your CV by Friday 17th November 2017 to susan.zolotarczuk@biu.com

Executive Assistant – 18 month maternity leave contract

£30,000 – £50,000 per annum (Salary dependent on experience and talent)

The founder of the Perfect World Project is looking for an exceptional and experienced Executive PA to cover a period of maternity leave, supporting his busy work and personal life. This role is based in Lytham, Lancashire, on the attractive Fylde Coast.

You must have the proven ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, juggle conflicting demands and think ahead to anticipate needs before they arise. The ability to handle sensitive information with utmost discretion is core to this role.

Initially you would work collaboratively with the current EA for a period of time, ideally 4 months, to ensure a seamless handover; that’s why we are looking for an immediate start in order to give this immersion period the attention it deserves. Following the handover, the role is a 1:1, supporting the founder of the Perfect World Project across several of his companies and his personal life.

This role would suit someone who is extremely loyal, on top of their game and with exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills. Not only that, but someone who can easily adapt to new working processes and people and thrive under pressure whilst remaining calm and collected at all times – representing not only yourself but also The Founder and the Perfect World Project brand to the highest of standards.

Job responsibilities:

Extensive diary management – frequently rescheduling, prioritising and gatekeeping
Assistance in the development of the Perfect World Project TV programme, brand and presence
Arranging international travel – with detailed itineraries, accommodation, transfers, flights, currency etc
Management of administrative staff / Office Manager
Organising and compiling meeting packs and papers and organisation of meetings
Conserve founder’s time by reading, researching, routing correspondence; drafting e-mails/letters/documents; collecting and analysing information; initiating communications
Arranging social events
Creating PowerPoint presentations, some Excel spreadsheets
Ad-hoc personal errands

Skills and attributes required:

A passion for being a EA/PA
A passion for life
A proven background as an Executive PA Is required
Ability to organise complex multi-stop diary and travel, and rearrange accordingly
Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
Exceptional organisational skills
Excellent IT skills including Excel and Power Point
Strong attention to detail
Negotiation skills

The chosen candidate will be positive, enthusiastic and talented and be able to anticipate needs to make life and work flow seamlessly.

To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to Susan.Zolotarczuk@biu.com

Business Development - Field Based

Competitive salary plus bonus and excellent benefits

We currently have an opportunity for a high-calibre Business Development Manager to join our dynamic Sales & Marketing team; working with clients to deliver their energy priorities in terms of procurement, bureau services and energy management within the retail, manufacturing, financial and public services sectors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Present BIU’s complete range of Energy Consultancy Services to large, commercial energy users at FD level
  • Achieve sales targets and KPI’s
  • Manage pipeline of opportunities
  • Identify new business prospects
  • Deliver new business opportunities from existing clients
  • Follow-up appointments and sales activity
  • Manage sales paperwork
  • National travel is a requirement of this role

Skills and attributes required

  • Industry experience essential
  • Self motivated and target driven
  • Professional and consultative approach to sales
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Proven sales experience within the energy industry
  • Sales experience within Energy Consultancy would be a distinct advantage
  • Full driving licence is required

To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to Susan.Zolotarczuk@biu.com