ORB Recruitment are pleased to be partnering with a nationwide market leader in their search for an Area Sales Manager for their Southern operations. You will be joining a successful team selling products to Major Projects within the London M3 and M4 Corridor.The role will be home based, ideally within an hour’s travel of Central London.
You will develop, build and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders such as major contracts, sub-contractors, Architects and Engineers, as well as supporting our product sales via our network of distributors.
·Account management of major contractors, specialist subcontractors and distributors within the territory. Building good relationships with all.
·Secure product sales in line with area targets and business strategy by presenting our design proposal and benefits of use in a structured and professional manner.
·Defend our brand by gaining and maintaining specification of products.
·Advising on suitability and selection of products for specific situations.
·Provide general advice on the performance, applications of components.
It is essential that the candidate would have the following key functional competencies and relevant experience:-
·Commercially led individual
·Excellent communication skills
·Excellent Negotiation skills
·Strong interpersonal skills
·Good personal organisation
·High degree of self-motivation
·Willingness for business travel
·Full UK driving license
It is desirable that the Candidate has the following:-
·Experience selling in a related construction environment
·Ability to read construction drawings
·Understanding of basic structural design principles/ Technical background
·HNC qualification or equivalent in a building or engineering discipline.