Business Development Manager - Home Based, England, GB


Hello, we’re Severn Trent Services a commercial arm of the Severn Trent Group. We provide water and waste services to companies nationwide, including the MoD and The Coal Authority.


Our purpose is taking care of life’s essentials, but we’re also big on making a difference, not just because we should but because we care.  


We’re currently recruiting for an Account Manager / Business Development Manager to join our growing Aqualytix business. The role is remote, so we are hiring across the country.


Aqualytix is a growing Water Hygiene/Water treatment division of Severn Trent Services, dedicated to helping our customer to meet the requirements of ACOP L8 and HSG274 Parts 1 – 3, HTM04-01. We provide services to Universities, Care Homes, Schools and Colleges, Commercial Premises, Housing associations as well as industrial plants across England, Scotland and Wales using our industry leading compliance software and automation tools.




You’ll be working within a team who have their own portfolio of customers and meeting internal and external Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements. You will assist customers to help them understand and reduce their risk and seek out new opportunities.

Our team of renowned industry experts work closely with each other and our customers to provide bespoke solutions tailored to their needs. Our cloud-based systems provide full transparency, giving customers full, live access to their compliance status and operational performance instantly from anywhere in the world.

Our Account Managers are field-based, meaning that you will be working on site with our clients, collaborating with them to solve their problems.

Some of your other key accountabilities will include:

  • Work with customers to develop solutions that meet their requirements and build and maintain great working relationships with them
  • Provide up to date sales forecasts
  • Generate new business leads
  • Also work with our marketing team and Business Administrators to drive new business.
  • Prepare quotations
  • Meet business targets
  • Follow the company processes and procedures
  • Attend customer review meetings and manage the account performance
  • Assess and manage risk
  • Manage you time efficiently and effectively 




It is essential that our successful candidate has experience in Legionella Control according to (ACOP) L8, HSG274 Parts 1 - 3 and HTM 01-04 knowledge is preferred.


We pride ourselves on the quality of our service delivery and we are a member of the Legionella Control Association. We would hope Ideal candidates share our passion for industry-leading quality and are enthusiastic about delivering excellent customer service.


As travel is required you’ll also be required to hold a full U.K driving licence.


The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too.

We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We employ thousands of people from across our community who really care about what they do. Because that is how we do what we do.  


And when it comes to inclusion, we’re making sure we keep up the progress with our wonderful working groups – LGBTQ+, Women in Operations & STEM, Disability and Ethnicity; who help us do just that.  


With that in mind, here are just some of our favourite's perks that you’ll get being part of the Seven Trent Services family:


  • Salary of up to £45,000 (dependent on experience) plus monthly car allowance
  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 15% of your annual salary, based on company performance)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%) 
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate 
  • Dedicated training and development with our ‘Academy’ 
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers 
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Two volunteering days per year   




We can’t wait to hear from you.


Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. We’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date too - so keep an eye on your phone and emails.  


And if your curiosity has peaked and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media.


Ps. we’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails.


Job Profile




United Kingdom


25 days holiday + bank Annual bonus scheme Annual bonus up to 15% Dedicated training and development Electric vehicle scheme Family friendly policies Leading pension scheme Monthly car allowance Salary up to £45,000 Training Two volunteering days per year


ACOP L8 Automation tools Compliance Software Customer Relationship Management Customer service HSG274 HTM04-01 Legionella Control Risk Management Sales forecasting Water Hygiene

  • Assess and manage risk
  • Attend customer meetings
  • Build and maintain relationships
  • Collaborate with clients
  • Develop customer solutions
  • Efficient time management
  • Follow company processes
  • Generate new business leads
  • Manage account performance
  • Meet business targets
  • Prepare quotations

Legionella Control Association Membership


Full U.K. driving license needed Travel required


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