General Manager - Sales

Recruiter
Shanghong UK
Location
Nottinghamshire
Salary
Competitive Basic Salary + Bonus
Posted
16 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Nov 2018
Ref
MPGC13955838
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

General Manager - Sales

- Nottinghamshire

  • 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.

Job Description

  • 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


Ref Code: MPGC13955838Z

 

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