Sales Manager

Posted 12 February by WilsonHCG-EMEA

The Role

Based in Durham, the role of Sales Manager is to profitably grow the Durham team by leading the sales team in delivering exceptional service to our current client base whilst also looking to broaden our metal services to new businesses. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


The main purpose of the job is to:


Set sales targets for your team in line with Company strategy.
Monitor and motivate your team to attain targets.
Maximise margin opportunities and develop niche positions in the market.
Compile and analyse sales figures, and take appropriate actions from your findings.

The Person

The ideal candidate for the position of Sales Manager will be familiar with the steel market, however other pre-requisites that would stand you in good stead for the role include:
Sales management experience, preferably within a multi-metal stockholding environment.
Can demonstrate the successful leadership of a complex high performing team consistently achieving its objectives.
Detailed knowledge of all major multi metal products.
Experience of agreeing and evaluating performance targets and measures.
Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
Experience in identifying and meeting the training and development needs of a high performing team.
Is an effective change manager and is able to identify opportunities for improvement and lead these through to delivering bottom line benefits
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent relationship building skills.
Good planning and organisational skills.
Must have experience of cost control and understand financial implications.
Must have knowledge of processing capabilities and stock control.
Must be computer literate and be able to use Microsoft excel and word and SAP commercial.

The Company and Benefits

Our client is the largest mill independent multi metal stockholder & distributor in the UK and Ireland, and the member of the largest producer independent distributor of steel and metal products and one of the leading steel service centre companies in the European and American markets combined.

Along with an excellent starting salary we offer a number of training and development opportunities including leadership and management courses.

The sales manager is eligible for a 20% quarterly bonus, Company Car, a 5% contributory pension, 25 days holiday + stats as well as a number of other lifestyle benefits.

If you consider yourself a strong leader with a passion for sales then get in touch with the recruitment team to find out more.

Reference: 33978843

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