|Job Ref:||204294197||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Civil and Structural||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Devon||City:||Newton Abbot||Address:||Post Code:||TQ12||Post Date:||24/10/2016 10:50|
Sales Manager |
Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits package including:-
Company Pension, Life Assurance, Company Sick Pay, subsidised canteen, on-site parking, Private Health Care, 25 days holidays plus bank holidays.
Purpose of the role:
Within the role of Sales Manager you will be required:-
To identify and maximise sales opportunities.
Act as first point of contract for all sales activities.
Establish and maintain excellent customer relationships.
Reporting to the Sales & Commercial GM, this role will be the main interface between a busy manufacturing / engineering company and its customers, identifying and responding to contract enquiries from existing and potential new customers.
Responsible for Contract negotiations up to a value of ca: £500,000 - £1,000,000 annualised.
Required to Produce and Maintain Sales and Order Performance statistics in liaison with Accounts and Logistics management.
Duties will include:-
Acting as first point of contact for all new and existing customers, ensuring that all customer enquiries and questions are responded to in an effective and timely manner.
Establishing and maintaining excellent customer relationships in accordance with relevant legislation, contract law and good practice requirements.
Carrying out effective and timely contract negotiations with the customer for new contracts, NPI and contract variations.
Managing and maintaining a current business portfolio.
Ensure a top level overview of contract and NPI progress. Identify issues and problems arising and report to Senior Management together with proposals and plans to resolve. Ensure that the customer is also kept up to date with contract progress and that they are also advised of any deviations to plan or contract requirements and negotiate any necessary changes.
Act as the 'voice of the customer'. Identify and report back customer views, issues and concerns on contract performance using relevant and industry wide KPI's as appropriate. Ensure that the customer is also made aware of performance against contract requirements and industry benchmarks.
Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Competencies Required:
Commercially astute with good knowledge of Contract Law
Proven success in sales in a relevant business environment - manufacturing / engineering.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
This would be an exciting opportunity for someone keen to develop their career and suit a dynamic individual with a good understanding of high end precision aerospace / automotive manufacturing processes and technology.
Must be enthusiastic and committed as UK and worldwide travel will be required.
South Devon offers a wonderful mix of stunning coastlines and breath-taking countryside as well as quaint villages, bustling market towns and vibrant cities, not forgetting it is also home to prestigious, successful, expanding, manufacturing companies.
South Devon's coastline is truly beautiful and is covered with soft golden sands in hidden coves, large family friendly beaches and rock poolers paradises.
South Devon's countryside stretches from the sea to Dartmoor National Park - dramatic landscapes which include beautiful green countryside, a patchwork of farmland, river valleys and wooded hills.
Job Ref: AN6344
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