Plan Zero Capex Projects Business Development Director

  • 32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 49,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Delivering the exceptional, every day

Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.
Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day.
Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day.
Our culture – our core values and how we behave:

1. We are one Mitie: we work as one to deliver a seamless, unrivalled service. We are all in it together, if we can help a customer or colleague in any way, we will. We are one Mitie.
2. We are built on integrity and trust: integrity and trust are at the heart of all we do. We are the face of company. We treat others as we would like to be treated. We are proud to work for Mitie.
3. We go the extra mile: whether it’s keeping things running smoothly in a safe environment, looking for new ways to do things better or fixing problems, going the extra mile for our colleagues and customers and keeping our promises is in our DNA.
4. Our diversity makes us stronger: we are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal.
5. Our customers’ business, is our business: we are a partner, trusted for our expertise and for putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.


• Knowledge of relevant procedures
• Level of customer Service
• Team Player
• Health and safety awareness and knowledge
• Communication

Job Description

Mitie is seeing tremendous growth in our sustainable facilities and carbon management offerings. We want to accelerate bringing these offers to our top customers. We believe the next decade will be critical in our efforts towards addressing the climate emergency and our customers will address this with renewed vigour after this COVID crisis is past us.   The Capex Projects Business Development Director will be part of the Plan Zero senior leadership team working closely with our Client Development Directors, our client base and our strategic account teams to develop and close capital project opportunities delivered by the wider Mitie Projects capabilities and our supply chain which focus on carbon and energy reduction so helping both our clients and Mitie achieve our plan zero carbon reduction objectives.  We are looking for an experienced business development leader. We are looking for an experienced business development leader

Main Duties

  • Identify market opportunities and deliver won business
  • Analyse the market and the competitive positioning of both negotiated works and tenders
  • Work effectively with Business Unit sales and account management leads including pipeline creation & reporting to meet business requirements
  • Develop necessary commercial models & structures
  • Ensure that negotiated proposals and tenders are technically and economically viable
  • Ensure that a robust sales development and approval review process is followed
  • Drive appropriate sales and contract negotiations


  • Ability to lead senior business development professionals
  • Track record for selling multi-million pound complex carbon & energy focussed engineering projects
  • Knowledge of financing models that cover energy performance contracting (EPC), asset lifecycle and total cost oF ownership
  • Make Board Level/C Suite Presentations
  • Craft and close large deals
  • Build and motivate a team


  • Craft and close large deals
  • Build and motivate a team
  • Commercial acumen


  • Ideally experience working as a sales / business development director for capex projects in an energy management & carbon management businesses
  • Strong experience in developing, selling and closing deals with customers with a robust record of successfully delivered services and projects evidenced by continued repeat business
  • Commercially experienced working within corporate governance and sign off environments
  • Team player, able to work in a matrix environment
  • Use to taking accountability
  • Entrepreneurial in a corporate environment

Additional Information

Health and Safety responsibilities

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;
  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;
  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;
  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system;

Information Security

  • Ensure compliance with Mitie's information security procedures in all activities;
  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager;
  • Report actual and suspected security incidents;


This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder’s role and/or the needs of the business.

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