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Sales / Commercial Director

Michael Page Sales
Excellent package + OTE + Company benefits
Closing date
30 Nov 2020

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Sales / Commercial Director

- billingshurst

  • Market leading customer own label contract manufacturing business
  • Globally recognised private label products

About Our Client

Based in Billingshurst, Hydrachem is a market leading own label contract manufacturing business of effervescent chlorine tablets. These products have a wide variety of uses including water purification, surface disinfection and cleaning, and baby bottle sterilisation.

The company supplies many leading global brands across these sectors and has its own fledgling direct to consumer brand. They have their own existing brands for each market sector in which they operate, including a leading and globally recognised brand of water purification tablets.

The channel mix for their customers is broad and covers everything from global hygiene service providers, global consumer brands, the NHS and other nations' healthcare providers, grocers, NGOs, Amazon and direct to consumer.

The business is in strong health, and it is crucial that the new Sales Director will help continue this trajectory.

Job Description

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Long terms sales and strategy development
  • Highly Customer focused - be prepared to lead by example, set targets and exceed them
  • High profile customer and account development as required
  • Collaborative engagement with the rest of the leadership team
  • Identify and develop gaps in the market as appropriate and develop appropriate products / strategies to help exploit these

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for a Sales Director who has strong experience within an own label contract manufacturing or similar environment. Additional qualities for the Sales Director include:

  • Highly proactive and entrepreneurial
  • Strong relationship and negotiation skills
  • Clearly measurable track record of success
  • Experience of direct P&L influencing and reporting responsibilities
  • Comfortable and at ease working in a dynamic, fast paced, high growth environment
  • Successful implementation of sales strategies through a wide variety of channels
  • Geographical flexibility and travel will be required

What's on Offer

Excellent package + OTE + Company benefits

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPGCJN1020201237287Z
Closing Date: 30/10/2020


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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