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Business Development Manager

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£45,000 to £80,000
Job Type
13 Jul 2022

Multinational electrical, electronic and industrial components, fasteners, consumables and equipment OEM and MRO supply chain solutions provider offers superb career prospects for a dynamic and ambitious Business Development Manager / Sales Manager covering the rail infrastructure market based in the East, West, North or South Midlands and surrounding areas. BASIC SALARY: £45,000 - £65,000 - possible flexibility BENEFITS: OTE: £55,000 - £80,000, realistic and open ended Company Car / Car Allowance Contributory Pension Full Out of Pocket Expenses Laptop, Mobile phone etc 22 Days Holidays plus Stats, rising to 25 with service. LOCATION: UK Wide- ideally you will be located in the Midlands or anywhere reasonably central between the M25 / M4 and M62 Corridors COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln, Warwick, West Midlands, Stafford, Shropshire, Yorkshire, Humberside, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, Oxford, Berkshire, Gloucester, Hereford, Worcester, Bedford, Cambridge, Buckingham, Hertford. JOB SPECIFICATION: Sales Manager / Business Development Manager - Electrical, Electronic, Industrial Components, Fasteners, Consumables and Equipment Supply Chain Solutions to Rail Market. A 80/20 split, existing to new business - this is a senior Business Development Manager / Sales Manager role in which you will be responsible for my clients' multimillion pound rail infrastructure business in the UK. You will be looking to win business with main contractors, specialist rail infrastructure contractors, electrical subcontractors, systems integrators and rail network operators and companies. You will be dealing at senior management level at customers including senior purchasing / procurement, logistics also projects/technical / engineering. Although my client can supply the widest possible range of components, consumables and equipment this role will tend to be more focussed on electrical and electronic for security, communications, lighting, wifi, signal boxes, CCN etc As such this will be quite a "supplier focussed" role as not only will you be working with customers on specification of what they need, but then liaising with and bringing in suppliers to help you present a full solution to the customer including wrap around services, customer owned inventory , stock holding etc. The company has an extensive database to work from, but you will also be using your own market knowledge and research and generating your own leads. Ideally you will be looking to provide a full supply chain solution for their component and consumable needs. My client has a network of branch locations reporting with whom you will work and liaise closely with. REQUIREMENTS: Sales Manager / Business Development Manager - Electrical, Electronic, Industrial Components, Fasteners, Consumables and Equipment Supply Chain Solutions to Rail Market. To be considered for this challenging, but potentially rewarding one in terms of earnings and career potential role you will have: Experience and success in a similar business development, market manager or senior sales role in the rail market. Much preferably this will be in rail infrastructure rather than OE, in electrical and/ or electronic, industrial or technical components and equipment on a supply chain solutions basis. You will have experience and contacts with rail operators, main contractors, specialist rail and electrical subcontractors, systems integrators dealing with senior procurement, finance, specification, design and project management/ engineering decision makers You will have the experience or capability to sell a big ticket Just in Time (JIT), managed inventory / material management Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) solutions at a senior level. You will have the drive and ambition to drive your career forward. THE COMPANY: Established over 100 years my client is an $17bn annual turnover corporation operating worldwide with a £3bn turnover and 1,800 personnel in Europe with a large structured sales and sales management function in the UK of 180-200 personnel. They provide a range of electrical, electronic components, fasteners and consumables to industrial OEM and MRO markets on a "just-in-time" (JIT), KanBan, inventory system basis. A household name in the United States, the company is very well established in the UK, with a very well- earned reputation for the quality of their service. This role is part of a three to five-year expansion plan and could give very good career prospects for the successful applicant. PROSPECTS: Excellent in a large successful and expanding company and group. These are exciting times to be joining this company with definite succession plans for the right people joining them at this time. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Sales Manager, Sales Director, National Account Manager, Sales Representative, Sales Executive, Business Development Manager, Area Sales Manager : Electrical, Wire Electronic Components, Fasteners, Cable, Consumables Supply Chain Solutions to Main and Electrical Contractors, Rail Infrastructure, Rail Operators INTERESTED? Please do apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application. Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. REF: RP16866, Wallace Hind Selection

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  • Job Reference: 656728006-2
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Wallace Hind Selection
    Wallace Hind Selection
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent