UK Sales Director

Job Description


Preferably 5 years’ experience in a construction business; in a sales and general management position
UK experience essential
Entrepreneurial mindset 
Drive and ambition to grow an established UK business
Experience working for International companies preferred
High standards of ethics and professionalism
Open-minded and proactive
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Strong leadership and management skills

Key duties and responsibilities:

Grow the business throughout the UK.
Lead the team and develop the organization with regard to competence, professionalism and streamlined processes.
Expand the customer base and acquire profitable key accounts and key projects.
Develop and improve the company’s market position and expand the company’s business activities.
Develop the organization to continuously improve leadership, competence and motivation of the company’s employees and ensure proper conduct in relation to customers and colleagues. 
Review and improve the processes and the organisational set up of the company in collaboration with the Managing Director.
Develop and propose the strategy and budget to board.  
Implement initiatives & actions as agreed in the budget and board meetings.
Reach the yearly targets and budgets as set in co-operation with the board. 
Develop and implement marketing and sales concepts and formulate needs regarding product development. 
Coach the sales force to become more professional, effective, and efficient in its sales efforts.
Enforce the technical quality and performance standards as set by head office.
Maintain contacts to the relevant construction markets and report about development and trends. 
Ensure proper reporting as per agreement with the board. 
Expand the customer base in order to achieve sustainable growth in terms of revenue and profit. 
Acquire key accounts and key projects.  
Oversee and guide key events such as exhibitions and large-scale customer seminars.