Ref: PTR17/721

Location: Able to be based anywhere in the UK

Description: Dynamic and proactive Sales and Business Development Manager required for our globally renowned niche manufacturing sector client.

Salary: to c£55k neg dep exp + benefits

Our client has been established for more than a century and is renowned globally as a market leader in their specialist field. As a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are urgently seeking to recruit a highly self-motivated, proactive and dynamic Sales Manager to oversee all aspects of Sales strategy development and implementation within a dedicated fast paced niche sector manufacturing environment.

Able to be based anywhere in the UK, the successful Sales Manager will undertake extensive travel throughout the UK and internationally, and be responsible for the development and implementation of the company sales strategy to ensure the achievement of annual targets. You will proactively undertake the Business development of new opportunities, including identification and development of new customers, relationship building, and secure initial business through to the management of target account processing as well as the development of new markets, new sales channels or new applications that will prove commercially viable for the business as a whole.

Additionally, you will manage the Applications Engineering and Mechanical Design resources to support regional and global brand requirements, and will ensure margin target achievement through the management of accurate costing information and tools and disciplined margin/price application in adherence to established Pricing Policies.

Other duties will include supporting the resolution of customer complaints, warranty claims, accounts receivables, development of annual booking plans and participation in overall annual planning process, as well as submitting reports to the management team, visiting customers as business requirements dictate and identifying and coordinating marketing activities for the brand.

To be considered for this varied and challenging role you will essentially need to demonstrate an analytical approach to problem solving and an Action/Results Oriented/Execution mentality to sales and business development with excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels. You will possess strong commercial acumen and exceptional negotiation and presentation skills as well as an organised approach and proven prioritising abilities.

Previous experience of working in an engineering and manufacturing environment is required, with engines knowledge or heat transfer experience proving distinctly advantageous, and at least 5 years’ dedicated sales / account development and management experience is required for the position along with suitable engineering qualifications.

Contact the Sales Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the strictest confidence for further details.

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