General Manager - Sales
General Manager - Sales
- Fantastic leadership opportunity for global consumer durables business
- Working for a global shelving business with double digit growth!
About Our Client
Shanghong UK are a leading shelf manufacturer with over 25 years experience of growth and success within the shelving industry. With their global head-quarters in Zhejiang, China they have a global footprint with sales expanding across the UK, Australia & South East Asia.
Their vision is to be a world-class brand in the shelving industry, featuring in a number of key UK retailers including ASDA, Homebase, Tesco & B&Q.
Their mission is to be the lead when it comes to industry trends and create a premium value added service for their customer base.
The core values of the business are to create a hard-working and conscientious environment; with sales staff who are constantly learning, self improving and innovating.
With brand new premises based in Nottinghamshire, they are looking for a General Sales Manager to drive the UK Sales performance.
- Create annual and monthly sales budgets for the UK business in alignment with the corporate strategic goals
- Take responsibility of and organise the plan, development & management of sales channels
- Take responsibility of team management, talent recruitment & development & performance evaluation of UK branch
- Provide full support to the Sales Manager ensuring all key customers are developed effectively
- Integrate relevant issues of each department during daily work in UK branch, and provide professional & effective support for each team
- Take a first line approach with the key customers; both in their offices and any visits to the Shanghong factory
The Successful Applicant
- The successful candidate will have worked within the consumer durables industry ideally selling shelves and accessories into the UK retail market
- Leadership and budgeting skills are essential
- Strong sales skills are needed including new business wins, key customer account management, managing a P&L and creating joint business plans with clients
- Existing relationships within the UK retail market (B&Q, Tesco, ASDA, Homebase etc) would be of particular interest
- We would also look at General Sales Managers from a Shopfitting background who would be keen to move into a retail sales environment
- This role is office based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire when not out visiting customers
What's on Offer
Competitive basic salary
Performance related bonus
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