Sales Director


Lenham, United Kingdom

Ref#: 132560

Date published: 20-May-2019

Sales Director

Lenham, Kent with UK travel

Competitive salary plus car allowance, bonus and benefits

Aliaxis is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of advanced plastic piping systems. We are passionate about creating sustainable innovative solutions for water and energy, leading our industry in a way that anticipates the rapidly evolving needs of our customers.

With a global workforce of c.16,000 employees, our Group is active through leading local brands and operates in over 45 countries, combining local solutions with global innovation and operational excellence. Aliaxis is privately owned and our global headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Aliaxis UK provides added value products which have been developed by technical experts specifically for the UK construction market. Our respected product brands include: Alutec, Durapipe, GPS, Hunter, Marley, Multikwik and Philmac.

The Opportunity

We are now looking for a new Sales Director for our DHM Plastics Division in the UK. Leading a team of c.30 experienced sales professionals, you will champion and drive key initiatives that will positively impact the delivery of the three-year business strategy. Reporting to the Managing Director and working as a key member of the Leadership Team, the new Sales Director will inspire, coach and provide effective leadership and a commercial vision to our Sales Team whilst contributing to the wider business strategy. With a natural ability to balance ambition with delivery, you will ensure that the business delivers to budget, both revenue and profit whilst ensuring a platform for growth in the years to follow.

The Role

This role is about developing and implementing a sales philosophy, strategy and standards that keep the business competitive and delivers growth. Our new Sales Director will identify commercial opportunities in new and emerging markets and/or products, whilst balancing a consistent focus on developing our core business and existing customer relationships. You will be adaptable, responding quickly and efficiently to shifts in the marketplace and economy, whilst accurately forecasting future sales and trends. You will be a natural business networker and effective brand ambassador, representing the company at industry events and conferences. You will make great strides in developing the sales organisation by developing the team capability and creating a high-performing and engaged culture.

Who You’ll Be

  • An experienced and highly commercial Sales Director with exceptional leadership skills and a proven track record of delivering sales growth, ideally within the UK Construction Sector
  • Strong experience of complex tender and contract processes
  • Skilled at managing budgets, forecasting and sales performance metrics
  • An experienced leader of Sales Teams and a passion for improving performance
  • Well networked with a proven track record of partnership relationship development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including presentation writing and delivery
  • Tenacious, a strong influencer, takes ownership, motivational and positive
  • Willing and able to travel nationally (you can be based anywhere in the UK, but you will need to visit the Lenham site in Kent regularly).

This is a great opportunity to shape and build the Sales and Commercial strategy ensuring a platform for growth both now and in the future.  If you feel the above sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!

To apply for this position, please submit your CV to our retained Consultant, Lisa Wormald, Director at ResourceBank Executive, including details of your current remuneration package. Deadline for applications is Friday 14th June.

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