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UK Sales Director - REF No. NL5481

Industry Sector: Sales
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England

Salary: from £60000 to £75000 per Annum

FRS Office: London (North)
Consultant: Colin Date

Job Summary

Our client is a rapidly-expanding company, looking to increase it's client base and market share supplying an extensive range of specialist equipment globally for the aerospace industry. An opportunity has arisen for a UK Sales Director to join them to develop and implement a sales strategy for the UK Aerospace market. In addition to the basic salary up to 20% bonus, car/allowance, and benefits. Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this position.

Detailed Job Description

Our client is a rapidly-expanding company, looking to increase it's client base and market share supplying an extensive range of specialist equipment globally for the aerospace industry.

An opportunity has arisen for a UK Sales Director to join them to develop and implement a sales strategy for the UK Aerospace market.

Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this position.

Role Purpose:

* Develop and implement a sales strategy for the UK Aerospace market.
* Responsibility for the UK Sales Team, including managing objectives, reviews and results.
* Develop new and existing UK customers with regular customer visits.
* Be a proactive member of the Management Team and support day to day activities of the Company.

Role Description:

* UK Sales Strategy - Develop and implement a sales strategy capable of doubling sales in the UK.
* UK Sales Team Management - implementation a sales strategy, including management of UK Sales Team (General Manager - Sales, Account Managers and Junior Account Manager. This includes organisation, objective setting, regular reviews and support.
* UK Sales Growth - Through customer relationship and management, develop key UK sales accounts. Use industry knowledge, contacts and aerospace industry market research to identify and introduce new potential customers in the UK; monitor and report on market and competitor activities; assist with bid selection and preparation; prepare and follow up on key quote requests.
* UK Contract Review - Assist the General Manager - Sales with contract review where necessary.
* Management Team - Be a leading member of the Company Management Team, assisting in all aspects of running a successfully growing business.

Person Specification:

* You will be an experienced, versatile senior sales policy-maker with proven success.
* Ideally you will have experience of selling to the Aerospace sector, though this isn't essential if you can show you have sold successfully in a complex sales process.
* Have a proven track record in sales both account management and business development.
* Excellent communication, presentation and consultative sales skill.
* Top level organization and work management skills.
* Previous involvement in strategic sales planning and forecasting.
* Have a dynamic approach, bringing energy and passion into the business.

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.


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