Deutsche Bahn

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Our values and reasons to choose DB

We are always interested in hearing from candidates who are looking for a new, fresh and exciting challenge.

We are looking to expand our Business Development activities and have decided to recruit for the position of a Business Development Co-ordinator.  This opportunity is open until 4th October 2019. Please address any enquiries or applications to Heidi Lee via

Role Profile

  • Business Development Co-ordinator

Role Purpose
To provide support to the Business Development function of DB ESG. Specific responsibility for the control & management of opportunities through the organisation, ensuring compliance with the company’s governance requirements. Maintain the integrity of the opportunity dataset and customer procurement portals. Support on an ad-hoc basis marketing initiatives.


  • Arrange, facilitate and minute the bid governance meeting
  • Monitor the status of opportunities and highlight areas of concern
  • Management of customer portals to maximise opportunity identification
  • Produce presentations for specific campaigns or meetings
  • Creation and management of opportunity data in the company management system
  • Continuous improvement of business development / opportunity processes
  • Control of opportunity specific records, documentation and correspondence
  • Creation and management of opportunity folder set
  • Undertake market research analysis (customers / competitors)
  • Support the activities of the Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Support the compilation of bids

Potential Development Areas

  • Bid management
  • Account management / customer engagement
  • Performance Targets
  • Ensure effective planning and management of opportunities
  • Opportunity pipeline data well maintained
  • Data analysis to support control and lessons learned
  • Update of company systems

Performance Targets

  • Ensure effective planning and management of opportunities
  • Opportunity pipeline data well maintained
  • Data analysis to support control and lessons learned
  • Update of company systems

Essential Knowledge Skill & Experience

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Approachable, with a customer focussed attitude
  • Management of multiple tasks / capable to self-prioritise
  • Good capability with Microsoft office packages
  • Quick to learn new skills.

Desirable Knowledge Skills & Experience

  • Use of company business systems
  • Previous business development experience
  • Knowledge of the rail industry structure
  • Commercial awareness
  • Previous development of marketing information, bids and presentations

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Capable of working under pressure
  • Team player
  • Approachable
  • Able to influence
  • Pro-active
  • Organised
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to prioritise

Position in Organisation

  • Reports to the Business Development Manager

Our values and reasons to choose DB:

  • Talent - We provide the best talent and create a challenging and rewarding environment where individuals can excel
  • Customer Focus - We are passionate about creating long term relationships with our customers through excellence in delivering value
  • Integrity and Honesty - We pride ourselves on our integrity, honesty and commitment to excellence to our customers, colleagues and partners
  • Creativity and Innovation - We possess the courage to challenge and test the boundaries in everything we do
  • Teamwork and Partnership - We create strong team work and partnerships to achieve shared success at all levels
  • Capability and Best Practice - We continuously develop our processes and systems to be best in class in all areas of the business
  • Learning and Sharing - We encourage freedom to think differently, build on and share our experiences to continuously improve and react rapidly to change
  • Competitive salary
  • Membership of Railway Pension Scheme
  • Participation in DB Schenker Family Rewards Scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Modern working environment
  • Opportunity to work alongside like-minded professionals
  • Formal Professional Development Review Process
  • Competency Management Framework
  • Individual learning and development plans
  • Monthly one-to-ones
  • Support to achieve Professional Registration
  • Opportunity to study BTEC Level 3 in engineering alongside gaining invaluable work experience
  • Individual development plan
  • Enrolment on IMECHE accredited ATOC graduate scheme
  • Individual development plan
  • Work towards professional registration
  • Learn from experienced engineers
  • External mentor