Reference : 579717

Sales Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
    Portsmouth
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/16/2020

Who are we ?

At Jewson we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a great welcome to our customers, being proactive when helping them, being trusted, and recognised for our ‘customer first’ approach. If you are ambitious and enjoy a busy role that includes leading and training a sales team, this Sales Manager role could be a great opportunity for you.

As a Sales Manager you will be field-based near Denmead and surrounding areas. Jewson is the biggest employer in the UK Saint-Gobain business, with over 500 braches.

What will I be doing in this role?

The Sales Manager position is key to the performance of the Huntingdon Business Unit. It requires someone to Manage all sales resource available to the business unit and develop the sales team         

Key day to day duties include:

  • Support in the transformation of Jewson and the Business Unit
  • Develop, lead, coach and support the sales team in delivering a differentiated customer value proposition
  • Develop strong relationships with all key customers, working closely with colleagues to ensure customer relationships are managed at all levels across the business unit
  • Lead, coach and support the sales team to deliver a larger share of the customer’s wallet
  • Implement the national sales plan across the business unit with support from the Business Unit Director
  • Lead and support on recruitment of all sales vacancies across the business unit

What skills are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; this means that we are open to applications from all Saint-Gobain businesses and would welcome you to apply if you can demonstrate the following key skills:

  • A customer-focused approach and the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationship with customers and suppliers
  • Strong sales experience and ability to develop new customer relationships
  • Excellent account management skills and maintaining existing relationships
  • The drive and ambition to want to progress further within the management structure
  • Previous experience of managing a sales team

Please note that product and system training can be provided where applicants may lack this knowledge. We encourage applications from all background if you can demonstrate the skills highlighted.

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 role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

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