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Regional Director - South West

Posted 8 December 2017 by Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited Ended

The Client:

An internationally recognisable brand that has supplied building materials to the trade for over 200 years. They are now one of the largest suppliers to the UK’s building and construction industry with a national network of more than 650 branches.

The Role:

  • You will report into the Regional Managing Director and lead a Region of approx. 15-18 Branches centred around Bristol and The Forest of Dean
  • You will be responsible for a large Sales budget and an overall headcount of between 150-200 people
  • One of your main priorities will be ensuring that Health & Safety standards are maintained at all times throughout your Region, without exception
  • You will also be charged with achieving an array of challenging targets, including Regional P&L, ROCE, Colleague engagement and Customer Service
  • You will need to be hands on to ensure that your Branches are consistently well presented and high levels of customer service are delivered
  • You will need to be comfortable managing large Customer Accounts and increasing their spend/generating new business

The Successful Candidate:

  • You will currently be a Cluster, Area or Regional Manager in the Trade, Tool Hire, General Merchanting or DIY sector
  • Product knowledge and commercial awareness is essential, therefore candidates from other backgrounds are unfortunately unable to be considered for this opportunity
  • A background or experience in Sales would be ideal, as Account Management and new business generation forms a large part of this role
  • You must be enthusiastic, engaging and willing to work hard
  • You will be able to demonstrate a highly progressive CV and be able to articulate effectively how you have progressed and why you have moved between roles

Salary & Benefits:

  • Starting salary between £60k-£70k (depending on experience)
  • Bonus of up to £15k annually
  • Generous Holiday allowance
  • Company Pension & Life Assurance

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Building Materials
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Sales

Reference: 33994147

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