Specification Sales Manager Social Housing & Local Authorities

Specification Sales Manager Social Housing & Local Authorities

Job Title: Area Sales Manager Social Housing & Local Authorities

Industry Sector: Local Authority, Social Housing, Housing Association, Home Improvement Agencies, HAIs, DFGs, Dissability Facility Grants, Main Contractors, Specifiers, Specialist Adapted Bathroom Sub Contractors, Adapted Bathroom Distributors, Residential Homes and Nursing Homes

Area to be covered: Yorkshire to Nottinghamshire

Remuneration: £37,500-£40,000 Neg. + up to 50% Bonus

Benefits: Plug in Hybrid Car & Benefits

The role of the Specification Sales Manager Social Housing & Local Authorities will involve:

Field sales role selling a manufactured range of functional and practical adapted bathrooms for the elderly and less-abled

50% of your time selling through main contractors and specialist adapted bathroom sub contractors

Protecting specifications with main contractors and adapted bathroom sub contractors and breaking other adapted bathroom manufacturers specifications wherever possible through offering an attractive commercial alternative solution

20% specification field sales led position gaining specifications with local authorities, housing associations and disabled facilities grants DFGs via HIAs (home improvement agencies)

You will inherit a project bank, as well as relationships with approx. 200 accounts, which will be a mixture of local boroughs and main contractors/ specialist adapted bathroom sub contractors

30% of your time managing relationships within bathroom adaptation distributors (our client is looking to reduce sales through distribution and focus on selling direct)

Inheriting an established area, currently 90% of budget and turning over £1.2m

80% account management role, 20% new business development

Mix of public sector and private sector end users including; occupational therapists, residential homes, nursing homes, care homes etc but can be anyone with an adapted bathroom need

The ideal applicant will be an Specification Sales Manager Social Housing & Local Authorities with:

Must have specification field sales experience within either; local authorities, housing associations, social housing, HIAs home improvement agencies or DFGs disability facility grants

Ideally with main contractor or specialist adapted bathroom sub-contractor field sales route to market experience

Healthcare product knowledge is not required, as all construction product backgrounds will be considered

Sales hunter mentality

Open to kitchen, bedroom, bathroom related backgrounds as well as showers, boilers, fans and other building materials related field sales backgrounds

Consultative sales approach

Strong work ethic and integrity

Stable career history and positive can do approach

Entrepreneurial attitude prepared to take ownership

Track record of field sales achievement somewhere on CV

The Company:

100+ employees

£20m+ turnover

Part of a larger group

If your experience matches the requirements above please do not hesitate to contact Mitchell Maguire on 01625 527207 or simply apply by forwarding us a copy of your CV. Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isnt always possible. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist construction field sales recruitment consultancy, dealing exclusively with construction field sales jobs, construction field sales vacancies and specification field sales positions within: Social housing, local authorities, main contractor, specialist adapted bathroom sub contractor, HIAs, adapted bathrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, wetrooms, shower, bathroom furniture, brassware, tapware, sanitaryware, heating, radiators, boilers, plumbing, showers and all other KBB industry associated materials

Leeds, England, UK