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Area Business Manager

Cavendish Maine
South West England & South Wales
£negotiable plus 40% potential bonus, company car and comprehensive benefits
Closing date
8 Aug 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

With a reputation for manufacturing excellence that stretches back to 1689, Husqvarna is the world’s leading producer of outdoor power products for forest, park and garden care with a range that includes robotic, walk-behind and ride-on grass cutting machines; hand-held groundscare equipment and a full range of accessories and PPE.

The Role: Area Business Manager

Sales area: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire and South Wales

This is a challenging and exciting role within a high performing UK sales team where you will use your consultative sales skills to manage all aspects of the company’s business relationship with an established network of dealers.

Key Responsibilities Will Include:  

  • A home-based role requiring travel throughout your sales area.  
  • Autonomously manage your time to achieve maximum commercial impact
  • Visit customers to understand and support their business objectives
  • Negotiate and agree annual joint business plans with all dealers
  • Implement company sales strategies within your region
  • Achieve sales turnover and margin objectives
  • Coordinate product training and demonstration teams
  • Work within the national sales team to share best practice

The Person For This Area Business Manager Role:

  • A home location in the South West or South Wales
  • Previous experience of field sales and account management
  • Experience of seasonal selling or outdoor/ garden products is an advantage
  • A natural enthusiasm for the outdoors, garden care or outdoor powered equipment
  • Advanced communication and negotiation skills
  • An intuitive people-person with high emotional intelligence
  • Commercially astute, numerate with appreciation for pricing, costs and profitability
  • A relationship builder with strong time management skills
  • Computer literate

Reward Package:

  • The successful candidate will receive a negotiable basic salary and an opportunity of up to 40% of salary as a bonus.
  • You will also receive a fully expensed company car, fuel card, company credit card, 25 days holiday, life assurance, healthcare and attractive pension plan, mobile and laptop.


Nick Hester       

Reference: NH/86921

Candidate care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.

If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews. In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Company info
01275 813000
Leigh Court Business Centre
Pill Road
Abbots Leigh

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