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Sales and Business Development Roles


“By collaborating with major corporations and renowned brands worldwide, we can assist them in reaching their ESG objectives and mitigating risks across their owned facilities and supply chains, fostering substantial global impact. When our solutions enhance food safety, minimize environmental footprint, and promote responsible sourcing, you can take pride in your meaningful contribution to society and the environment.”​

Mark Morales, Corporate Accounts Director, USA

We’re an ambitious, growing company. Our sales and business development teams are critical to delivering our market leading revenue growth plans. ​

​Our portfolio of products and services are delivered by world-class experts and we help our clients navigate a new era of risk; solving their critical business challenges, so they can focus on growth. Our teams need to be knowledgeable about our services and understand how to match them with the client’s needs.​

​We provide tailored, internal training and development programmes to help our Commercial colleagues grow. We offer career opportunities that suit all types of sales and commercial development skills, from our local Sales Executive role to Global Account Managers, with progression routes to help our colleagues transition from one role to another, including sales management.

Core roles

Sales and Business Development

Our sales and business development teams are talented business to business (B2B) sales professionals who build on our strengths and present our business as the best partner for our clients. Our teams are confident with clients and have tenacity to close deals. ​

Our roles range from Inside Sales Executive to Global Account Manager and offer clear career progressions routes.

Account Management

Our Account Managers are a key point of contact for clients and are responsible for designing and executing detailed account growth plans to ensure that client and internal stakeholder relationships are built and supported. This also includes meeting personal annual sales targets and achieving local, regional and global growth targets and strategies.

What our people say

"Since joining LRQA I've been given incredible opportunities to grow my career. The leadership recognising talent and proving  opportunities have been key in guiding me through challenges. ​

Working with talented colleagues in a collaborative environment has pushed me to continuously improve. I'm grateful to LRQA for investing in my future and look forward to achieving new milestones together.​"

Simonne Feeney, Global Head of Hubs, UK​

"Risk is everywhere around us, working together with our clients and prospects to reduce risks within their daily operations or supply chain is an important way to contribute towards a better and safer today/future​

Over the last 10 years within LRQA, I have had the opportunity to step up, take on more responsibility and grow both as an individual and professional. Always with the right level of guidance and support, combining personal development and business growth/ambitions."​

Etienne van Steenhoven, Area Sales Manager (North Europe), Netherlands​

"I joined LRQA in 2012 in a Business Development role and now lead a team of Strategic Account managers across APAC, Middle East, and India. Working at LRQA has accelerated my career development by providing opportunities for professional growth and learning. The diverse range of projects, services and clients and the supportive mentorship culture have enabled me to hone my skills and gain invaluable industry insights. I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to lead a team and work with our Strategic Accounts, enhancing client relationships, and driving an increase in client retention. By implementing proactive communication strategies, we have increased client trust and expanded our service portfolio. This experience has been instrumental in advancing my career and achieving my professional goals."​

Kathryn Flattery, Head of Strategic Accounts, New Zealand