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Business Development Manager (Perth or Sydney based)

  • AUS - Perth Downtown; Mascot, New South Wales, Australia
  • Sales
  • Full time
  • Added


Avis Budget group is one of the world’s largest car rental providers listed on the NASDAQ and dedicated to expanding on-demand mobility solutions and personalizing the customer experience.

Given our growth and internal promotion, an exciting opportunity has come through for a Business Development Manager to join our team in either Sydney or Perth but working nationwide.

About the role:

You, as Business Development Manager, will identify and pursue strategic growth opportunities for Avis Budget Group by expanding our corporate customer base, increasing revenue, and transitioning new strategic partnerships into the business.

You will play a crucial role in promoting brand awareness and building trust with new opportunities. Your approach will adopt a consultant lens to manage and maximise passenger and commercial vehicle rental opportunities and drive subsequent revenue and profit growth across the Avis Budget corporate business channel. Delivering a new portfolio of customers, a specific portfolio or book of business is not assigned for this role.

Having a detailed understanding of the functionality and purpose of the Avis Budget product range and value proposition, you will predominately optimise new business opportunities across mid to large size enterprise needs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive B2B business development strategy to prioritise pipeline growth and achieve revenue targets across corporate, commercial and government channels that supports the company’s commercial growth objectives.

  • Identify, prospect, and develop new vehicle rental (contracted and project) customer and sector opportunities within local and Australian market to increase revenue and meet sales targets.

  • Negotiate and manage new agreements and contracts to ensure mutually beneficial terms.

  • Build key relationships and support seamless implementation of new partners into the business.

  • Proactively conduct market analysis to identify trends, risks, customer needs and competitor activities in an evolving economy with both short and mid to long term outlook. Make tactical recommendations to the Manager as appropriate.

  • Work closely with local operations state managers, commercial vehicle managers and franchise partners to identify, engage and develop sales pipeline and growth strategy.

  • Provide subject matter guidance, training, and support to motivate team members across direct and wider sales channel to help pursue growth targets.

  • Be totally familiar with the rate structure and participate on any decisions on rate changes as well as implementation with customers.

  • Deal with any customer complaints or issues in a timely and professional manner via our Sales Support unit or support functions such as branch managers, reservations, and company trainers to ensure that customer service levels meet or exceed company standards for this sector.

  • Report monthly against targets set, commenting on variances, problems, opportunities, competitor activity and items of industry interest.

  • Contribute to the development of business development goals and portfolio revenue targets.

  • Collaboration with marketing and sales teams in the design campaigns to attract new customers.

  • To support and positively influence team and ABG company culture.

  • To proactively work to develop Trans-Tasman AU/NZ accounts via a regional approach.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will need a proven track record of successful growth and profit achievement in a business development management role with knowledge and application of rental vehicles or similar industry being desirable. You will possess strong negotiation, communication, and presentation skills to excel via your engagement. Analysis of data and market insights will support data driven decision making, essential to building your strategic portfolio of sustainable business. Proficiency in use of CRM (Salesforce) software and other tools such as Microsoft Power BI will enable sales process and revenue analysis.

Working autonomously, you will be a go-getter and the type of person who is excited by individual and team success, agile change, and improvement. Your strong commercial acumen, attention to details and lateral problem-solving approach will see you thrive in this role.

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fully maintained company car

  • Incentive scheme reward from portfolio growth

  • Access to Perkbox – discounts and offers with hundreds of retailers and big brands, including on cinema tickets, fitness classes, shopping discounts and much more.

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – 24/7 support for your mental health and wellbeing

  • Employee discounts on car rental across Avis Budget Group

If you would like the opportunity to expand our business, then we want to hear from you!  Please put an application forward by clicking Apply now!

About Avis Budget Group

We don't just rent cars. We're changing the way people move. Across our world-famous brands - Avis, Budget, Zipcar, and Apex - we're leading the way for the global mobility industry.

Our brands represent a mobility ecosystem of more than 11,000 locations in approximately 180 countries. With more than 70 years of experience in managing global fleets and with one of the largest fleets of connected cars in the world, we are committed to innovation and are moving the future of mobility forward.


MascotNew South WalesAustralia


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