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Business Development Manager - Energies Recruitment - Houston/Louisiana

Job description

WRS are recruiting for a driven and experienced Business Development Manager specializing in Energies (Oil & Gas and Renewables) Contract Recruitment. In this role, you'll lead our strategic initiatives, working closely with the Business Development Director to drive growth in the US market initially focusing in Louisiana and Houston fostering key client relationships within the energy sector.

As our Business Development Manager, you'll be at the forefront of attracting new business to WRS while gaining a deep understanding of our clients' recruitment needs. You'll identify industry challenges and offer innovative solutions, playing a pivotal role in our company's growth and success

Key Responsibilities:
  • New Business Acquisition: Expand our client base within the oil & gas and Renewable Energy sector, focusing on contract recruitment opportunities.
  • Client Engagement: Cultivate strong, long-lasting relationships with clients to understand their contract staffing needs and provide tailored recruitment solutions.
  • Strategic Solutions: Identify industry challenges and offer innovative recruitment solutions to address client requirements effectively.
  • Collaborative Leadership: Work closely with the Global BD Team to achieve company objectives, emphasizing rapid and profitable business growth.
  • Market Analysis: Analyze market trends and client feedback to identify opportunities for operational and strategic enhancements.
  • Visionary Leadership: Lead the sales growth strategy for WRS's energies recruitment division in alignment with the company's vision and goals.
  • Relationship Management: Proactively engage with clients to understand their needs, preferences, and challenges.
  • Division Growth: Develop and execute strategic initiatives to attract new clients and grow the client base, ensuring follow-ups are conducted with new contacts.
  • Negotiation: Utilize effective communication and persuasion techniques to reach mutually beneficial agreements while upholding the company's Terms of Business and protecting its interests.

  • Proven track record in Business Development in the energies sector, with a focus on oil and gas contract recruitment.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build rapport and influence key stakeholders.
  • Strategic mindset with the capacity to analyze market dynamics and drive business performance.
  • Strong leadership abilities, with a proactive approach to change management and team development.
  • Excellent people and relationship-building skills are essential.
  • Must be based in Louisiana or Houston - Remote role with travel included.  

Here's what you can expect from us:

  • Competitive Base Salary + Commission 
  • Transparent career development plan
  • Opportunity to create your own pathway of growth within the organisation.
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Medical Insurance
  • A collaborative team environment where your contributions are valued and acknowledged.
  • A positive and inclusive workplace culture that promotes teamwork, innovation, and work-life balance.

About WRS: 

WRS is a dynamic, growing business which is a part of an award-winning, multi-million-dollar organisation, headquartered in the UK. We are keen to attract the best recruitment talent, who are passionate about recruiting across the Energies Industry.

We offer our clients a wide variety of staffing solutions, including contract recruitment, permanent recruitment, global mobility, managed services (including maritime crew management), and project management & consultancy.

Our UK based HQ is populated with industry experts, many of whom are natives from the country they recruit in, offering linguistic, technical, and geographical expertise to ensure both client and candidates benefit from a world class service experience.

Our Europe (UK), Kurdistan, Singapore and US operations allow us to support specific regions with an in-country presence.

WRS supports the needs of some of the world's largest renewable energy, oil and gas, offshore and construction projects with a full suite of staffing solutions.

This is a full time remote role with the scope of moving between various locations for work purposes.