Reference : GBR05679

Kitchen Business Development Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 01/17/2022

Position description

At Saint-Gobain people matter to us, and we try to show that every day. As part of this, our aim is to create an enterprising and innovative working environment, where you have the opportunity to learn new skills, and develop your career. Did you know we have been awarded top UK & Global Employer 5 Years Running!?

You’ll be working with our brand Jewson, The UK's leading chain of builder’s merchants.

In the role you will manage and grow the sales of the South West geographical region in terms of direct selling to developers, sales gained via sales personnel attached to specific branches and also the protection and development of social housing contracts.


Key Responsibilities

  • Achieve agreed budgeted sales and margin targets for allocated region
  • Establish regular contact with trading accounts and build awareness of the threats and opportunities. Also promote other Jewson businesses as appropriate
  • To effectively communicate and coordinate account information with the Jewson management teams
  • Gain support from Jewson management team and internal functions to support growth initiatives
  • Ensure all aspects of our offer are regularly reviewed to ensure our offer is both competitive and maintaining the appropriate level of profitability


What kind of person are we looking for?

  • A Senior Sales person competent and confident to make presentations and negotiate at all levels
  • A background within the kitchen sector
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Rounded commercial/business skills
  • Ensure that the customers pay to terms in line with the negotiated Commercial agreements
  • Provide the Divisional Director with monthly and weekly reports and ad hoc reports on request in a timely fashion
  • Work to a set of personal objectives set by your manager and your personal development plan



‘Making the world a better home’ – Saint-Gobain’s purpose, we have a history spanning more than 350 years and have a responsibility to address the major challenges faced by humanity. We are on a journey to make the world a beautiful and sustainable place to live and have pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050!


Flexible packages designed for you!

We know employees value different things more than others. As well as a great range of standard benefits we understand circumstances in life also change so flexibility through these changes is important. We give employees the ability to change and alter their package to match their needs. This flexibility is self-administered through our on-line employee hub called bubble! (Winner! UK & Ireland ‘Best Flexible Benefits Plan’ award at the Employee Benefits Awards 2020)


An evolving world! / The future of tomorrow 

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland is home to some of the best known and respected companies in the construction sector including Jewson, British Gypsum, Isover, Graham The Plumbers Merchant and Artex. We manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.

We are an equal opportunities employer, we embrace diversity and are on a mission to make our organisation inclusive and accessible to all, we believe that working in a diverse business can be more enjoyable, teams can be more innovative, and make better decisions. We already employ many fantastic people from diverse backgrounds, but we still want to do more.

We want to be a business that you’ll be proud to work for; one that is committed to improving people’s daily life, being responsible, doing the right thing, and to preserving the environment by embedding sustainability in all our businesses.

Apply Now to complete our quick application process and be a part of our future!

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