Technical Sales Manager

Discipline: Engineering & Technical
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35k (c) + Company Car
Contact name: Liam McConnell

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Job ref: REF: 7062
Published: 28 days ago
Expiry date: 09 Jul 2022 00:59

​We have a new vacancy now available for an experienced Technical Sales person to step into the next chapter of their career as a Technical Sales Manager. You will be responsible for the management of all major projects across our client's UK portfolio. Some previous B2B and project management skills, will see you develop relationships and cementing long term partnerships.

As the Technical Sales Manager, your skills will be put to best use, nurturing each client and their requests, whilst understanding their long term plans and account managing any further business they look to issue.

The business is an established, market leader within their sector and have a skilled design and manufacturing team based in Salisbury. The role of the Technical Sales Manager will join their dynamic Commercial team, which will enable our client to continue to grow it's brand name in the secure market based in the UK.

Primary purpose of the role: To work closely with the Technical Director (TD) and General Manager (GM), taking responsibility for the projects within the UK & Ireland.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the project management of the major sales projects, including the line management of Project Co-ordinators and drawing on the resources of others, as required.

  • Coordinating with the Technical, Design, Operations departments

  • Liaise with customers in relation to tendering opportunities, technical and specification issues

  • Use effective and efficient use of resources to ensure that all necessary actions and functions are carried out

  • Constantly review system & procedures in order to improve effectiveness and reduce waste

  • Ensure that incoming project enquiries are handled in a timely manner

  • Oversee that the CRM system and reluctant logs are updated in a timely manner

  • Identify new projects at the earliest of stages, this will require liaising with the Business Development Manager and TD

  • Prepare Project Tenders - Interpreting customer drawings and written specifications.

  • Liaising with the TD and others to determine the best solution for the customer's request

  • Reviewing and understanding specific Terms & Conditions of purchase for projects ensuring they are acceptable to engage in contract negotiations

  • Work closely with the TD & GM in regards to attending exhibitions, the organisation and management of internal activity and to spend time with clients where needs be on site or at the office Headquarters

Essential skills to succeed in this role:

  • Mechanical engineering bias or background

  • 3+ years Technical Sales experience -(Being able to manage projects of £250k - £5m is an advantage)

  • Experience of Project Management

Whilst the role is based at their headquarters their will be occasions whereby you will visit some of your client's at their site so a company car, laptop and phone are all provided from day one.

A full and in-depth JD is available and ready to be discussed, so if the idea of working for a market leading business with some exciting new products being launched, then please get in touch today.