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Head of Sales

£60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Car Allowance, Plus Bonus Full benefits package

Head of Sales 

Basic: £60,000 - £65,000 DOE, Plus Car Allowance, Plus Bonus Full benefits package
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

Commutable from Leicester, Market Harborough, Northampton, Kettering, Corby or Lutterworth.

Would it excite you to have the freedom to set the commercial strategy, being a key part of the leadership team of  one of Leicester’s most established engineering companies, that has always had design at the centre of its core activities in the Technical Equipment sector.

The Company

They offer unrivalled solutions to a diverse number of markets, the core client base being large automotive businesses such as Jaguar Land Rover and Bentley, with also large contracts with the likes of BAE and South West Trains.Due to a restructure at board level, with growth of the business in mind, they now need an experienced Head of Sales to join the team.    

The Role

The Head of Sales will play a key role in developing the Sales, Marketing and Business Development  strategy of the respective companies within the group. Working closely with the Managing Director, the Head of Sales will place specific emphasis on bottom line Sales performance, managing and supporting the sales team and continue to build a pipeline for  delivering personal revenue from corporate accounts.
What do you need to be successful in?

Proven success in managing a sales team, supporting them with coaching, mentoring,  building strong internal and external relationships and interacting effectively with all parts of the business, be seen as the go to person by the sales team and drive a culture of accountability. 
Track record of wins on new business with manufacturers across multi-region approach from tendering through to prove out stages and production
Effective strategy management of OEM customer relationships with a structured approach to business development functions, commercial astuteness and execution of the vision of the business

What experience will you need?

You will need to be a great man- manger who has experience of leading from the front with hands-on experience of sales management/ technical proposal delivery/ managing the business development  process ideally within a manufacturing environment. 

Your experience needs to be within Technical Sales ideally allied to either  Aerospace /  automotive/ engineered solutions based industries where you have been instrumental in securing commercial agreements with new customers.

The Right Person

You will be a professional Sales Manager that is either looking for a step up into a Head of Sales level role or an already experienced Business Development Manager looking to build on your current role & responsibilities:

You will be a commercially aware and proactive man manager, holding integrity and ethics at the centre of all decisions.

Good commercial acumen and excellent negotiation skills working with colleagues and external suppliers across a range of disciplines, including manufacturing, engineering, marketing sales and finance.
Strong organisation skills and attention to detail to effectively support the company in delivering time-bound projects.
You will have a demonstrable track record of developing appropriate Sales and business development processes and a  team -manager approach  in an evolving company undergoing substantial growth.


  • Competitive salary package

  • The chance to be part of a market leader within their industry

  • Opportunity to to progress to Sales Director

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Area Sales Manager (Midlands to East Anglia)

£40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Company Car, Bonus Structure and many other great benefits

Area Sales Manager - Engineering Consumables and Industrial Distribution - Midlands to East Anglia

Upto £45,000 base, Company Car, Pension and many other great benefits

(Ideally Midlands based)
This is a great opportunity for an Area Sales Manager (Home Based) covering the Midlands to East Anglia and surrounding areas. Paying up to £45,000 with OTE depending on experience for a market leading distributor.
This role would suit a sales professional looking for a role where you are given the full autonomy to produce results as you will be responsible for developing and driving sales throughout central to east of the UK.
The Company,
The successful Area Sales Manager will be working for:

  • A leading organisation
  • Supplier of all engineering consumables and Industrial Tooling.
The Candidate
The successful individual will likely have significant experience in the following in:
  • Strong drive and hunger to succeed with a willingness to travel.
  • Proven record of growing sales and building strong relationships
  • Strong technical background,
  • MUST HAVE Tooling & Industrial equipment sales experience.
The Person
The successful Area Sales Manager will be:
  • Career driven and hungry whilst excelling in a high pressure environment.
  • An approachable and sociable character.
  • Seeking a role offering longevity and stability.
Due to the technical nature of the role, ideally the successful candidates will benefit from having a technical engineering background with previous experience of selling Cutting tools.
Benefits Package
The following benefits are available to the successful Area Sales Manager:
  • Salary: upto £45,000 p.a depending on experience with commission structure.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Company car (Green Fleet), phone, laptop and expenses.
Interested? To apply for this position, here are your two options:
  1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Harry Sandhu on  0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5pm.
  2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know.