Reference : GBR09413

Area Sales Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 11/11/2022

Position description

The Area Sales Manager will be working for Saint Gobain Weber covering the South East of England, predominately areas such as South London, Kent, Surrey, Brighton, Guildford, Bromley and Kingston Upon Thames. Saint Gobain Weber is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and is the brand that cares about building better for people and the planet by offering solutions that deliver sustainability and performance to mortar customers.

As an Area sales manager you will play a key part of for delivering profitable growth across the range of Weber GB product ranges (primarily Renders, Tile Fixing and Flooring) through focusing on the development of contractor and distributor pull through business, alongside maintaining specifications, in line with Weber group and GB strategy.

What we are looking for is someone with;

  • A strong focus on the customer with the ability to be their first point of call, demonstrating strong Account Management skills.
  • Experience of working with CRMs, strong administration skills, reporting, forecasting as well as the ability to ensure up to date knowledge of your sales area and sector
  • The Area Sales Manager will be working alongside the Applications Manager and Specifications Manager who will work on the same patch so will need good communication, collaboration and internal skills
  • Responsive to opportunities for commercial gains, market trends, customer issues and problems, and are curious and supportive to implementing new ideas across a cross functioning team
  • Someone who communicates easily and clearly with the team and our customers
  • Organised, Self-starter, self-motivated and focused.









What will I be doing in the role?

This is an Area Sales Manager role where to be successful you will spend 4 days on the road and 1 day finalising your sales reports, Planning your schedules, CRM updates and administration duties. You will be spending your time equally with House builders, End users, Contractors and Distributors building the relationships, maximising commercial opportunities with our core customers, acting as an Account Manager and ensuring you are up to date with all project developments, as well as upcoming projects within your patch.

Identifies and secures sales opportunities with contractors and distributors, following leads and enquiries.  Utilises commercial and technical support where necessary and shares specifier contact information with relevant Specification Manager

Responsible for the delivery of annual revenue and profit margin targets within your area and cluster responsibility

Identifies and qualifies new potential customers and opportunities that will drive Weber sales, reinforcing the customer network for the area across the product portfolio and increasing market share.


Additional Requirements

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; If you have solid sales, business development, or Account Management experience in a related field based role, and are able to demonstrate that you are a self-starter and someone who is organised with strong commercial relationship building skills, we have a comprehensive training programme in place for everyone that joins us.

Who are we ?

What makes working for Saint-Gobain different?

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years.

As part of a world-leading organisation Saint-Gobain, who feature in the top 100 companies, we can offer you opportunities to deliver business results to make our world a better home, by creating spaces where people and communities flourish. Our business is all about our people, and making a difference to our customers by taking initiative and driving continuous improvement.

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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