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Business Development Manager – SFR290

Our client is one of the leading independent Architectural Ironmongers in the UK with a commitment to delivering complete and efficient ironmongery solutions whatever your requirements – from a single door to a complete public sector building.

The role Business Development Manager

Driving new business through local contractors, architects, builders and developers.

Identifying and targeting End User projects in Education, healthcare and commercial.

You will be responsible for monitoring sales activity and providing reporting to the Managing Director

  • You will be responsible for the management of a portfolio of clients and more importantly tasked with bringing new prospects business and win specification in a geographical area.
  • You will identify the needs of your customers and advise them in their search for the most suitable solutions and products.
  • You will identify the needs of your clients and advise them on the most suitable solutions and products from our diverse ranges.
  • Your involvement will enable you to build a real relationship of trust with your customer base.

Personal Characteristics

  • Strong pro-active sales and relationship building skills
  • Proven track record in a business development or similar position.
  • Time Management skills
  • Company product and industry knowledge
  • G.A.I. trained or studying for (Guild of Architectural Ironmongers)
  • Positive and determined person.
  • Possess strong overall IT skills
  • Demonstrate robust client management skills.
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be customer focused and priority driven.
  • Take a positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities.
  • Have good planning and organisation skills.
  • Demonstrate good presentation skills

(40-45k OTE 65k+Car Allowance+Pension)

If you are interested in this position please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

Area Sales Manager – SFR289

Our client is a privately owned and growing company. Leading suppliers of Architectural Ironmongery and Security product ranges.

We are looking for a candidate who will join this sales team with a hunger to develop an existing customer base and increase sales revenue for Mechanical and electro locking systems, panic hardware and general Architectural Ironmongery.

The successful individual must demonstrate or have: –

  • Successful external sales experience within the U.K. lock products industry for a lock manufacturer, distributor, large locksmith organisation or similar.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of access control and / or electronic locking systems.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of mechanical locking and master key systems.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of Panic Hardware.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of Door Furniture and accessories.
  • G.A.I. qualifications and /or proven completion of any stage of the G.A.I education process could be advantageous
  • Must be highly computer literate with an excellent knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word programmes.
  • Excellent commercial and product sector awareness.
  • Enthusiastic, self motivated, positive and energetic personality.

The successful individual will be offered: –

  • Competitive basic salary and commission/ bonus structure
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Company car and petrol card
  • Company expenses card
  • Company Pension Scheme

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

Showroom Assistant – SFR288

Our client is an established and successful Architectural Ironmonger servicing trade customers, architects, interior designers and contractors.

About the Role

We are looking for a Showroom Assistant to support the development of the current showroom team in the SW11 area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting the public and trade with their selections.
    • Process & collate customer orders.
    • Prepare quotations for customers based on their requirements.
    • Follow up quotes and enquiries to ensure maximum conversion.
    • Assist in keeping stock levels are adequate and stock rooms are tidy.
    • Assist in ensuring showroom displays are well presented and clean.
    • Reconciling tills at the end of the day.
    • Working with the showroom manager to further develop and promote the showroom.

Skills & Experience

  • Exceptional communication skills.
    • Ability to work in high paced environment
    • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

Interest in home interiors desirable

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

Trade Counter Sales – SFR287

Our client is an established and successful Architectural Ironmonger servicing trade customers, architects, interior designers and contractors.

About the Role

We are looking for a Customer Service / Trade Counter Sale to support the development of the office and trade centre team located in SW19.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting the public and trade with their selections.
    • Answering the phone and dealing with email enquiries.
  • Process & collate customer orders.
    • Prepare quotations for customers based on their requirements.
    • Follow up quotes and enquiries to ensure maximum conversion.
    • Assist in ensuring trade centre displays are well presented and clean.
    • Reconciling tills at the end of the day.
    • Working with the Sales Manager to further develop and promote the trade centre and office.

Skills & Experience

  • Exceptional communication skills.
    • Ability to work in high paced environment
    • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
    • Interest in home interiors desirable


If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

Sales Executive – SFR286

Our client is a designer and manufacturer of window and door hardware products, supplying product to Architectural Ironmongers and Door manufacturers.

A Sales Executive is required to join the growing team and we are looking for someone with a proven track record of delivering high levels of customer service and account management. This is a sales administration role, you will be asked to input data and customer orders and this requires great attention to detail.

Working as part of our team towards sales targets the role will involve:

– Making outbound calls to customers and prospects

– Building relationships, providing a high quality of service and identifying sales opportunities.

– Dealing with phone and email enquiries, following up opportunities through to point of sale.

– Accurately processing orders within a timely and efficient manner.

– General office administration duties.

This position would suit a proactive, committed, and enthusiastic individual with a willingness to learn an exciting new portfolio whilst maintaining and continually expanding product knowledge. Reliable and punctual, sales driven, friendly, confident with good communication and written skills, with experience working within a similar role.

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

Technical Manager (West Midlands) – SFR284

Our client is a leading manufacturer of Architectural Hardware and Door Hardware products. 

They would like to strengthen the Product Management team by recruiting a Technical Product Manager.

The ideal candidate:

  • Technical manager experience within architectural ironmongery and or construction hardware sectors. Experience as a specifying architectural ironmonger would be considered
  • Good understanding of the harmonised standards, testing and certification processes
  • Good organisation and house keeping
  • Experience in setting up new products into CRP/ERP systems (e.g., Microsoft Dynamics AX)
  • Experience from manufacturing background would be advantageous
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, MS Project advantageous
  • GAI educated

The role would be based in the west midlands, but the candidate should be prepared to conduct site visits (within UK & Ireland).

The position offers a competitive salary and rewards package.

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

National Sales Manager – MR250

Leading brand of luxury architectural hardware are looking for a highly motivated individual to succeed, grow and develop in a key position at an exciting forward-thinking company. The ideal candidate will be well presented, confident, articulate, and personable. Possess a strong commercial mindset, a solid customer service attitude, excellent negotiation skills, and able to build partnerships and present at various levels.

A team player with excellent organisational, leadership, team management and communications skills, both written and verbal.

Working proactively with the internal sales, marketing, design and production departments. Responsible for developing new and existing relationships, meeting performance targets and generating growth.

This role will cover the UK and Ireland, HQ in the Midlands.

Salary £45-55K with a bonus structure and company car

Please get in touch with Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions if you wish to learn more or apply for this position. 

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

07512 602431

www.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Business Development Manager (National) – MR251

Our client is a globally recognised and successful company with the architectural hardware and access solutions market. Due to continued growth and new product innovation they wish to recruit a Business Development Manager to cover the UK. This person with be tasked with promoting a range of access control solutions to Installer and distribution partners. Assuring best for purpose products and solutions in the end user environment.

TASKS

• Within the role the Salesperson will lead this business initiative and be responsible for proposing, coordinating, and delivering the business strategy to ensure profitable growth for the product range within the distribution and installer channels.

• This role requires the Salesperson to take full responsibility of the sales process with tasks such as: • Building and supporting our customer relationships, offering excellent service to support continual growth and increased sales.

• Educating our channel partners, training them on our products and solutions and keeping them updated with any new features.

• Support channel partner on pre-sales activities and in project execution.

• Gathering market research from channel partners to liaise with Product Management to influence and develop the product roadmap.

YOUR SKILLS

• We are looking for a Salesperson with previous experience completing access control projects, offering support to customers pre-sales right though to project completion. You will have a sales background in in systems and software and have sold technical products.

• You will be a confident communicator, passionate, good with time management and have a strong sales ability to provide our channel partners with the best solutions and product offering.

• For the role, the right Salesperson will be innovative, enthusiastic, and able to achieve and exceed financial targets personally while also working collaboratively with a team.

We can offer, a family business culture, employing more than 15,000 employees worldwide. In the UK, they offer many development and training opportunities, supporting over 550 employees in the field.

Benefits We care for our employees and so as well as an attractive salary offering, company car and bonus scheme, we also provide the following benefits

• 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

• SMART Pension Scheme (Enhanced Company Contributions)

• Life Insurance

• Healthcare Support, including an Employee Support and Assistance Programme

• Employee Discount Platform

• Internal Recognition & Reward Schemes

Please get in touch with Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions if you wish to learn more or apply for this position. 

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

07512 602431

www.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Area Sales Manager – MR252

Our client is a leading brand of Architectural Hardware products selling to the trade, merchant and distribution channels.

Due to an internal promotion, they are looking to recruit an Area Sales Manager with architectural ironmongery and builders merchants sales background to develop our growing business and manage existing customer based in South London and surrounding counties.

Responsibilities

  • To manage existing architectural ironmongery and builders merchant accounts
  • Develop new sales business with existing accounts in the territory
  • Actively developing new business accounts

Working hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 17:00

1 hour lunch break

Salary – £30,000.00 – £35,000.00 dependent on experience (negotiable)

Company car and fuel card

Non – contractual bonus based on sales/ non- contractual spot bonuses

Family run business with a low labour turnover

Auto enrolment into the government workplace pension scheme

Expenses paid for.

Please get in touch with Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions if you wish to learn more or apply for this position. 

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

07512 602431

www.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

SFR Recruitment Solutions