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Armourguard Business Development Manager

Location : Filled Vacancies | Listed : Friday, 16 December | Type : Permanent + Full-time

Armourguard Business Development Manager
  • Business Development and Account Management
  • Mature portfolio with renewals, tenders and new business growth
  • Diverse role for a go-getting Armourguard Consultant

Armourguard are the brand you think of for security services, including manned services, cash handling and a wide range of complimentary services for businesses, events and sites. This is your chance to join an industry leader with market dominance - and grow it!

About Armourguard

Armourguard have been partnering with NZ businesses for over 70 years and is NZ's dominant security partner! They are more than a NZ icon they are a force across the South Pacific and Australasia. A bit closer to home they are a force to be reckoned with in the Central North Island as they are trusted by Kiwi's to provide the full gambit of security services including:

  • Patrol and Response
  • Guarding and Static Security Officer Services
  • Conveyance of cash bullion and other smaller valuables
  • Bespoke services by arrangement eg. events, training, personal protection, noise/animal control


About The Opportunity

Manawatu-Wanganui-Wairarapa is a region that Armourguard has quietly been keeping secure for a while. They have good market share and have a well-respected, knowledgeable management team right here in Palmerston North. Business relationships are strong and there are regular renewals and tenders to keep a Business Development Manager busy.

The team are 120 strong and made up of energetic and supportive team members. The Regional Manager is experienced and holds a wealth of knowledge (20 years+) and is going to be a significant partner and sounding board as you find new business opportunities through New Business Development, Up-Selling and Cross-Selling value add services to existing clients.

Clients range from small to national businesses across a broad range of industries – this is a chance to understand their risks, and offer them highly valued security outcomes unique to their needs. You will be trained across the range of security services and how to tailor solutions that minimise risks to your clients.

See the video below to take a look at Armourguard


Why Apply?

This is not a boring 9-5 job – this is a chance to engage with business owners, event managers and other stake-holders and give them peace of mind.

You’ll be reconfirming you understand their security risks – and updating any changes to their profile to make sure you are delivering the outcomes they need – and at times didn’t know they actually needed!

You’ll be quoting and winning new business, renewing existing arrangements and collaborating on winning tenders – variety is a given!

No two days will be the same – you will be agile, fast moving and flexible in style. You’ll prioritise the most urgent work, and often your day/week will change with one urgent client phone-call – it’s a rush!

Customers will trust your judgement as you become their trusted security advisor. Management will treat you like an adult and you can plan your own workload – but they are right there to help when needed. You’ll be a team player that will step in and help your team out when you can and if asked for – because that’s the type of team Armourguard are! And you will keep management well informed of your wins/challenges and achievements.

And if you haven’t already worked it out this is an opportunity not a job - consider these benefits:

  • Good Base Salary – and incentives
  • Modern vehicle
  • Mobile tools including laptop/tablet, mobile, data plan
  • Custom built CRM and presentation tools
  • Supportive and knowledgeable Management Team
  • Industry Leader – who hasn’t heard of Armourguard?

Armourguard are partnering with Christine Hanning from Palmerston North Personnel to find the best Business Development Manager in the region.

Christine is looking for a proactive Armourguard Business Development Manager who will add value in the region, and develop the Armourguard business even further.

If you are able to pass pre-employment checks including drug/alcohol, police checks, skills assessments and be able to obtain a Security Consultant COA then we invite your application today. Update your CV and click Apply to join the team.

Please Note:

Only those who hold NZ Residency or a valid working visa will be considered for this role

To apply successfully (1) click Apply below, (2) fill in all fields, (3) attach your CV in MS Word format

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(06) 356 6091 Fax: (06) 356 6071

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53 Princess Street, Palmerston North 4410

PO Box 594, Palmerston North 4440

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