£80000 - £85000 per annum
24 days ago
Tier 1 Automotive supplier
£80,000 - £85,000 + bonus + car
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a reputable Automotive supplier as a Sales Manager in the Oxford area. The business offers a flexible and attractive package, the ability to work from home, training and development and the opportunity to meet customers on every continent. This role is easily commutable from surrounding areas such as Swindon, Reading, Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Banbury and Basingstoke.
Developing and executing a strategy for the businesses UK Automotive business covering the entire project life cycle from conception to completion.
Leading a team of over 25 direct/indirect headcount including Sales Managers, Key Account Managers and Junior Account Managers
Managing the relationship with existing customers, looking for greater product penetration
Ensuring Key Account Managers are accurately deployed with OEM customers
Develop the business with OEM customers
Develop, inspire, motivate and manage the team in line with the businesses model
Meeting and exceeding annual sales targets
Drive benchmarking exercises to ensure the business offer a competitive and attractive proposition based on cost, quality, delivery and customer buying experience
We are looking for an experienced Sales Director with a proved record in Automotive supply.
Candidates without direct experience working in automotive manufacturing and supply unfortunately cannot be considered for this role.
It is essential you have -
A minimum of 5 years experience in Automotive sales
Technical and/or commercial education (Bachelors, Masters degree or similar) background or product interest
A minimum of 2 years at Head of Sales or Sales Director level
Exceptional man management skills and the ability to monitor and drive team performance
Able to work self-motivated, independent and in international reporting line
A natural seller with strong Sales skills
A persuasive, motivating and winning personality
Competent in creating and holding professional presentations with demanding OEM customers
My client are looking to recruit as soon as possible so if interested please apply today!