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General Sales Manager - London

General Sales Manager - London

Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £ 65k - £ 80k + excellent bonus + executive car + Laptop + Pension + Bupa
Start Date: asap
Contact Name: David Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 days ago

Job Description


Leading player in the global Air Conditioning market is urgently looking to recruit a General Sales Manager.

Overall Job Purpose:   To develop and grow the UK Air Conditioning business in line with company and group strategies and objectives.

Primary Objectives of the Role:  To drive and manage the UK business to profitably achieve maximum sales and profit growth in line with company and group strategies and objectives. 

Key Responsibilities:    Strategy Development – To formulate and agree, implement and drive the strategy.

            1. Main Duties:

  • Business Planning - To develop, agree, achieve, review and evaluate business activities in conjunction with the strategy.
  • Business Analysis – To review and evaluate market conditions and competitor activities, and keep abreast of all key developments.
  • Forecasting and Product Planning – Working with the Product Manager to ensure accurate stock forecasting in line with sales projections.  
  • Product Marketing – Working with the marketing team to manage and drive marketing and PR activity.
  • Product Specification - Working with Technical Manager to ensure that product specifications are in line with British Quality and safety standards.
  • Communication – To effectively develop and manage internal and external business relationships

            2. Supervisory / Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Management and control of the development of all personnel within the Division. 
  • Responsible for all decision making in relation to the air conditioning division, communicating and involving the Product Manager and B2B Director as appropriate 

            3. Other Responsibilities: 

  • Divisional budgetary management

           Key Requirements:

  • Effective Communication and Analytical Skills.
  • Organisation and prioritisation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good networking abilities.
  • Good administration attributes.
  • Highly focussed and capable of sustaining a fast pace in a dynamic environment.
  • Completer finisher - able to be resilient to drive issues through to a successful customer focused solution.
  • Good judgement - able to make practical and realistic decisions within scope of responsibility.
  • Able to solve business and customer related issues.
  • Be equally comfortable generating operational ideas and solutions and delivering and implementing action plans.
  • Proven commercial acumen and ability to achieve commercial objectives
  • Experience of working within a performance management environment – KPIs and Service Level Agreements.
  • Able to be flexible and develop quality, customer-focussed targets and service.

        Call David Walker now on 0118 930 4444  or  07774 726119  or email: