jobs in Origo



Dublin, Ireland

Posted: 11/1/2019

Business Development Manager

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 30 - 40k
    • Fluent English
  • 2 to 4 Years Experience


This role calls for a self-motivated person preferably with relevant technical and sales experience in the field of Power Tools products. As a Business Development Executive you will be responsible for developing the sales of Power Tools and Accessories. This will involve 360 degree maintenance of all categories within Power Tool sales in Origo. The role requires a dynamic, resilient, professional and flexible individual who possess the motivation to achieve our business results.


  • Generate and expand gross sales for existing and potential new areas of the business 
  • Develop existing and new customer base
  • Achieve and exceed sales targets and margins as per the company business plan
  • Promote product awareness
  • Merchandising – ensure our products are displayed correctly to maximise sales out
  • Ensure the product / brand is achieving its maximum potential within current customer base
  • Grow and strengthen current relationships with existing dealers
  • Support the Sales team where necessary in all aspects of sales execution
  • Attendance at trade shows, customer open days, customer training, etc. predominately outside normal working hours
  • Report on competitor activity in the market
  • Maintain and update the Customer Relationship Management system
  • Manage and clear supports calls within the agreed time scale
  • Report on monthly activities and expenses

Key Attributes & Skills Required:

  • Full clean drivers licence essential 
  • Proven negotiation and selling skills
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communications skills – numeric, oral and written
  • Proven attention to detail and results orientated
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Capability to work on own initiative

Personal specification:

  • Highly motivated with an assertive manner 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Flexible, adaptable and enthusiastic individual with the will to succeed
  • Proven ability to develop sales opportunities and move them to a successful closed sale
  • Ability to take ownership and resolve issues
  • Professional and customer focused individual
  • High energy with a driven personality to achieve & exceed sales targets
Origo is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
Industry: Wholesale
Company Size: 11 - 50 Employees
Founded In: 1954

Origo is a wholly owned subsidiary of the SISK Group. Origo Distribution Ltd. is the 'Partner of Choice' for international premium brands in Ireland.  As the ‘Partner of Choice’ Origo distributes premium branded consumer goods to the Irish retail, lawn & garden, forestry, power tool and automotive markets. Origo is committed to growing profitability of it’s brands, (STIHL, VIKING, Bosch, Metabo, 3M, Campingaz, Coleman, Knipex, Blaklader) market share in Ireland. This is achieved through excelling in our core business functions of marketing, business development, operations, customer support, technical after sales support and procurement. Our key competitive advantage is our ability to add value to all our brands and customers through our operational excellence, creative marketing, category management and e-commerce support. Our purpose built facility which includes a 36,000sq. ft. warehouse ensures Origo remains agile to respond to market changes and provides capacity to allow for further growth and expansion of our business.