Business unit: Decorative Paints
AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.Responsibility
Region covering South West of England -Oxford, Gloucester, Swindon, Bristol, Newport, Swansea, Exeter, Plymouth
Salary up to £55,000 + car, bonus, 25days holiday, pension, flexible benefits & staff discounts
We are looking for a Regional Manager who can develop and implement business strategy to achieve organisational goals in a fast paced, competitive trade and retail environment. We are Dulux Decorator Centres part of AkzoNobel and home to well-known top brands including Dulux, Armstead, Cuprinol, Polycell and Sikkens. We are a business that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. Join us and lead your region and deliver against business plans
As Regional Manager you have line management responsibility for 21 Dulux Decorator Centres.. You will proactively drive and lead performance across the stores within your region as well as inspiring and ensuring your people are focused on delivering our Passionate Expertise concept. You will use your engagement and motivational skills to deliver world class business performance by achieving market share targets, GIV and margin, optimising OWC and costs to achieve bottom line profit business goals. You will actively build relationships with key colleagues as well as leading the development of a collaborative interdependent culture, setting world class customer service standards and delivering operational excellence every day.
Much of your success will depend on your ability to obtain exceptional performance through others, but that’s just one of your great strengths. Your experience shows you know how to develop and inspire excellence, nurture continuous learning, co-operation and the determination to exceed customer expectations. You will also have a solid understanding of how to develop and drive a regional business planand have a proven track record of focussing on profit growth. In addition, you will preferably, have an extensive background in operational management within either, a trade merchant or retail organisation; ideally in a relevant sector, as well as the skills to analyse and manage financial performance and deliver sales growth.
AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while bringing colour to peoples lives. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be Regional Sales Manager in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please visit our website via the link.
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Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.
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January 15, 2018
Full time/part time