Business Development Executive

Discipline: Business Development
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 003522
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 11 Aug 2024 11:59

Business Development Executive

The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it’s not what we build, it’s why we build. It’s about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Business Development Executive within the Business Development Team, to manage the successful OMC/TIC process. Reporting to the Head of Sales Operations, the successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities and requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in Operational Processes: Aid in the management and documentation of the OMC/TIC appointment process, ensuring smooth transitions through various stages. Support the organisation and maintenance of essential documentation within the DMS for accessibility and efficiency. 
  • Support Process Management: Help define criteria for the RFP process and assist in coordinating with Planning, Design, and Construction teams to ensure projects align with OMC requirements from start to finish. 
  • Facilitate Communication: Act as a supportive link for all OMC/TIC communications internally and with external stakeholders, ensuring effective information sharing and collaboration. 
  • Aid in Compliance Efforts: Support the Business Development team's compliance with ISO standards by participating in audit meetings, maintaining documentation, and contributing to reports for management review. 
  • Support Sales Operations: Provide assistance to the Head of Sales Operations, including preparing sales reports, aiding in sales activity coordination, and ensuring the seamless execution of sales strategies. 
  • Develop Presentations: Assist in the creation of presentations for internal and external stakeholders, effectively summarising company initiatives, project updates, and critical information. 
  • Administrative Tasks: Help manage the creation of purchase orders and sales receipts, contributing to the accuracy and efficiency of financial processes. 
  • Customer Care Support: Offer support in managing customer inquiries and concerns post-exchange, including handling snagging lists and ensuring customer satisfaction through closure. 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate across Cairn’s multi-functional construction teams to secure timely delivery of assets
  • Liaise with professional advisors such as agents, property managers, architects, solicitors etc  
  • Proactive day to day management of project delivery agreements
  • Provide weekly/monthly updates across all assets / projects on delivery progress vs. delivery agreement
  • Undertake site visits as required
  • Maintain detailed files and management information to ensure that all commercial activity, milestones and recommended actions are tracked
  • Maintain asset dashboards / trackers

This job specification is a general outline and may vary depending on the specific requirements of the company.

The Candidate:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in real estate with a Property Economics, Property Development, Commercial Agency, or Estate Management background
  • Commercial valuation and / or agency experience is a distinct advantage
  • Experience using CRM systems
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills required
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Strong problem solving and attention to detail-orientation
  • Excellent working knowledge of latest market norms, end user and Investor requirements
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets
  • The ability to work independently using their own initiative
  • A clean driving license and have access to vehicle

Working with Cairn Homes:

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits when you join Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)