Business Development and Administrator

Job Title: Business Development and Administration Role

Start date: August / September 2021

Reporting To: General Manager

Salary: £25k-£35k (DOE)

Job Purpose: Resonate Testing provides a wide range of testing services, including to international customers, demonstrating compliance with international performance standards supporting safety or reliability of their products.

Your role will be to support the current and future business operations and support the General Manager in expanding the business.

The business expansion includes significant growth into fire testing of building and construction materials and systems.

The application of common sense, working within our quality ystem, and your proficiency with standard Microsoft office programs are three essential requirements in the performance of this role.

With full support and training provided, you can help to develop and grow our business.

The job offers the opportunity to work and grow with a business providing world class mechanical and environmental test facilities including vibration, shock testing, and fire testing for industry and R&D. The role will also involve working with, and in compliance, with the requirements of our quality system.

We are looking for an individual capable of working independently to meet the business demands of a busy test facility. You will need to have good 'attention to detail’ and be capable of maintaining a disciplined and consistent approach to business activities, which will include projecting the companies capabilities and achievements using a range of social media, and trade events.


Applicants must have all appropriate permits and visas to work in the UK and European Union.

The successful candidate will be asked to complete an AccessNI check and medical.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate ability to drive growth in business turnover and capability.
  • Preparation and execution of day-to-day business activities including business development and social media presence.
  • As part of the business development team your personality and approach must be positive and constructive.
  • Supporting customers and staff within our quality system.
  • Support branding and regular attendance at trade shows and industry events.
  • Follow and document appropriate business procedures and processes.
  • Follow and document appropriate business development procedures and processes.
  • Ensure the maintenance of equipment registers.
  • Learn and adhere to internal quality policy, working with quality in mind and reporting any deviations through the quality process


Job Title:                     Business Development and Administration Role

Criteria Essential / Desirable
Qualifications/ Attainments Essential Requirement

  • 5 GCSE’s including English & Maths A – C , or equivalent
  • Good level of written and numerical / data skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office programs

Desirable Requirement

  • Suits business graduate or equivalent commensurate experience.
  • Great communication skills
  • Driven and keen to succeed.

Relevant Knowledge and Experience


Essential Requirement

  • Time management
  • Very well organised person
  • Ability to operate within the team and get the best from people

Desirable Requirement

  • Demonstrably a ‘People Person’
  • Experience in dealing with documentation
  • Familiarity with the software tools


Skills and Competencies


Essential Requirements

  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions.
  • Able to learn new information and maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work autonomously to drive towards business targets
  • Extensive Experience with MS office tools (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint)



Essential Requirements

  • Able to work flexibly as required to ensure business needs are met
  • Able to take instruction construction and regulate workload and priorities
  • Willingness to undergo any further training to meet the needs of the company.
  • Ability to be flexible

Desirable Requirements

  • Clean driving licence and use of own car.