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Technical Sales – National – SFR292

Our client is a leading distributor of Security hardware products and locking solutions for both household, commercial and automotive.

The role/position is UK Technical Sales – (Manager/Executive is not particularly relevant) – the individual is primarily a technician who understands the mechanics of the product and key cutting machines but at the same time is fully engaged in the commercial/sales process.

Technical Team

•             Assist the Technical Manager in the day to day running of the department.

•             In the absence of the Technical Manager provide cover and be the main point of contact.

•             As part of the team be prepared to lead by example and ensure we maintain high standards of operation.

•             Take responsibility to ensure customers receive a prompt, quality reply to any technical issues that arise.

•             Work with the Key Cutting department to build closer and stronger links between the sales department and develop the customer reach.

•             Use reporting to ensure specific requests and queries are kept on top of.

•             Provide explanations of the solutions provided to help the sales team grow their knowledge and provide input to the Group technical team.

Key Machine Sales, Demonstrations and Leasing

•             Develop with the Technical Manager the most cost effective process of securing leasing deals for machines.

•             Where training is required develop with the Technical Manager the program for demonstrations onsite.

•             Work with the relevant Business Development Managers on identifying business potential and opportunities for machine sales.

•             Be prepared to represent the technical department at exhibitions, roadshows, presentations.

We work as a team and the individual contribution is valued, this role being field based is about not only enhancing the technical service we can offer but fundamentally driving machine sales for  products to a much higher level. Okay not specific but realistically we should be looking for £500k of machine sales to support the role. Additionally, we want the UK Technical Sales to become an expert in automotive and look to establish product in a stronger way in the automotive sector.

A van will definitely be required to fulfil the role and this will be kitted out with machines along with associated other products e.g.

Lead generation will be a combination of the UK Technical Sales own activity supported by the BDM’s, Internal office and specific agreed objectives drawn up in collaboration with the Technical Manager and UK Sales Manager.

Importantly anyone coming into the business must be prepared to work within the team to move the business objectives forward – this role is an investment position where we expect the individual to be a self- starter, market aware with a solid technical background. Success will be rewarded accordingly and initially this will be results driven.

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

Business Development Manager – SFR291

Our client is designer and manufacturer of a large range of high-quality hardware for the lock and architectural hardware industries.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an exciting and developing team as a Business Development Manager.

What does a Business Development Role (National)

We are looking for someone who will be responsible for developing new sales across the Door Fabricator industry at a National Scale.

You would be directly reporting to the Sales Director, and you would:

  • Define the sales strategy within the Door Fabricator industry together with the Sales Director and Managing Director.
  • Generate leads through proactive prospecting of potential customers.
  • Represent the brand through both social media and face to face events.
  • Use corporate marketing and other materials to help develop relationships with prospects.
  • Prepare quotes, tenders and presentations for sales meetings.
  • Identity key areas for growth and gross profit increase.
  • Effectively manage, develop, and grow a customer to achieve set targets.

The ideal Business Development Manager will have:

  • A proven track record of winning and developing customer accounts in the Door Fabricator industry.
  • The ability to sell and negotiate at all levels within a company hierarchy.
  • A highly organised approach to workload, with a motivated and ambitious attitude.
  • The ability to collaborate as a team, working closely with Marketing, Sales and Operations.
  • Strong administration skills with a good attention to detail.
  • Experience in sales pipeline planning.
  • Full Driving License.
  • An incredible sense of customer focus and promote a sense of team spirit within the company.
  • Self-motivation. Able to prioritise demands and make decisions under pressure.
  • Strong commercial and financial understanding.

What you can expect from our client:

  • 24 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Company pension
  • Company days out
  • Career progression within a growing business
  • Car/bonus to be discussed

Full-time, Permanent

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

Regional Sales Manager S/E – SFR277

Our client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high security mechanical and electro-mechanical hardware and locking systems.

Due to continued success of the Eastern territory our client would like to recruit a Regional Sales manager.

Description

The successful candidate will be tasked to retain and develop business within the existing account base and find new and profitable business through direct supply, and via partners. Reporting directly to Sales Director he/she will be expected to identify business opportunities and develop long term relationships with both customers and colleagues.

Key Responsibilities
Maintain and develop the existing regional accounts in the defined area, adding new prospects as appropriate to grow the business Network. The UK network consists of Locksmiths, Architectural Ironmongers, Security Installers, System Integrators and other Security Suppliers.


Develop and maintain the network of influencers in the region creating a ‘pull sales strategy’ within your regional and our national accounts.


Develop new business within end user clients within multiple sectors as identified. EG. Commercial, retail, health, education, industrial, government.


To presentations to Architects, Security Consultants and other interested bodies as required.
Work closely with the Sales Teams targeting end users to identify, qualify, negotiate and close new business.


Maintain current relationships and the corresponding revenue streams for mechanical and electromechanical locking products.


Prepare and deliver technical sales presentations and demonstrations showing the capabilities of the products.


Provide accurate forecasting and activity information to the Sales Director on a planned and agreed basis.

Additional
Represent proactively and positively the company at Industry events.
Forecast future trends.

Complete sales-associated paperwork and reporting tools.
Achieving budgeted (as a minimum) product revenue and margin – monthly & yearly.

Achieving targeted sales budgets and targets.

Monitor Competitor/Customer activity in conjunction with the Project Tracking and Administration activity operated via CRM system

Ensure that you operate in an ethical and responsible manner whilst protecting the interests of the business

Experience Required

Knowledge and experience of dealing with UK distribution for security products would be essential, and dealings with Locksmiths / AI’s / System integrators / other OEM customers beneficial

Generation of specification sales involving architects, end user clients, contractors.
Effective territory management including distribution network.

Managing/achieving sales budgets
Knowledge of current construction procurement methods and routes to market

3 or more years’ field sales / territory management experience

A proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets

A proven track record in prospecting and winning profitable new business

A proven track record of existing customer development and relationship building

Strong Rapport Building and Customer Service skills

Strong Presentation, Negotiation and Closing skills

Strong analytical and literacy skills

Microsoft Office Competent (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Competent when using iPads, Mobile Phones and APPs

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

Head of Sales (National) – MR271

Our client is looking to recruit a dynamic, strategic thinking individual who will lead the Head of Sales for the Trade Channel.

The primary objective,

Set strategy, team management and execute total sales through Trade channel with P&L responsibility.

Key responsibilities and duties,

  • Provide a strong and positive contribution to the strategy and policies for the company.
  • Promote sales and market share growth through all targeted Trade, distribution, Ironmongery and Locksmith customers.
  • Manage a national and regional sales force team.
  • Drive and inspire the introduction of new products to the market
  • Instil a high performance culture within the organisation
  • Consistently protect and promote the brand.
  • Identify, develop and direct the implementation of the sales strategy for the business Trade Channel in line with the organisational strategy.
  • Identify key commercial activities and ensure successful implementation throughout the business.
  • Plan and direct the marketing and sales activities to achieve agreed financial targets and standards for the business.
  • Develop clear, creative and positive responses to competitive pressures and implement them through a national and regional sales force.
  • Work closely with product leads to determine product ranges and pricing models in response to market demands.
  • Setting targets that ensure the right actions are taken by the sales teams across all channels.
  • Measuring performance against targets and communicating the results in a way that leads to superior performance.
  • Lead in the creation of a best practice culture throughout the sales teams.
  • Develop an active role in developing appropriate sales techniques and material to support the sales team and ensure that all marketing and PR are aligned to support the sales team.
  • Recruit, Select, Develop and retain a successful sales team to ensure a high performing sales function.
  • Delivery of sales budget -top & bottom line.
  • Ensure the sales team are highly motivated.
  • Ensure sales efforts are properly balanced across all product groups.
  • Successful introduction of new products introduced into the market.

The ideal candidate,

  • Clear demonstration of strong sales team management including a track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets and budgets.
  • Previous experience of working in Trade Channel environment.
  • The ability to positively to influence others.
  • Working in a co-operative way.
  • Previous Brand management experience.
  • Experience in a complex multichannel sales environment.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.

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

Regional Sales Manager (South) – MR268

Within the frame of a strong expansion of the commercial activities in the UK, our client is looking for a Regional Sales Manager South.

Job description

You are responsible for the follow-up and the expansion of the customer portfolio of your region in the UK. For both the product range of mechanical components (Fence & Gate Accessories) and the new fast-growing department of Automation & Entrance Control.

  • After your training at the headquarters you will take full responsibility of the turnover of your region.
  • You manage, advise and support your current customers (manufacturers and dealers).
  • You closely collaborate with the buying and engineering department of your customer/manufacturer, or with the sales team of your dealers. You advise them on the product range, product launches, and provide training if necessary.
  • You are responsible for the primary technical support (both by phone and on site) of the direct and non-direct channels to your account. You will look for new business opportunities and consult with the business after-sales services team if required.
  • Together with an internal sales assistant you manage the sales procedure from A to Z.
  • You will directly report to the Head of UK sales.

Qualifications

  • You will have minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in B2B, preferably in the branch of technical products.
  • You have a strong interest in electro-mechanics and electricity/electronics.
  • You like to build relationships: you enjoy making new contacts and developing a network.
  • Liaising with existing customers, actively responding to enquiries, looking for up-selling opportunities and closing deals is your second nature.
  • You are Self-motivated with the ability to manage own time and prioritize workload.
  • Pro-active and a positive attitude with a flexible approach to working makes you fit in our sales team.
  • Your perseverance and performance orientation enable you to achieve your commercial objectives.
  • You live in the Southern UK region.

Why our client?

Because our team is passionate and talented, we have the speed and flexibility of a SME and the international spirit of a multinational. Our products are all around so you can easily identify yourself with our company.

Being a fast-growing company, we are always looking for new people with whom we can actively build our and your future.

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

Sales Order Processor – Tipton – JS244

Our client is a designer and manufacturer Door hardware and locking solutions, supplying to product to the Locksmiths and Door manufacturing industry.

A Sales Order Processor 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 an 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.

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.ukwww.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Industry Sales Manager

  • £35,000 – £40,000
  • National
  • Permanent
  • Locking Solutions
  • Job Ref: MR180

Our Client:

Our client is expanding the team and currently recruiting for the position of Industry Sales Manager.

A market leader in the digital and mechanical locking industry. We design, manufacture, and market mechanical and digital locking solutions for large enterprises, locking solutions for homeowners and small and medium-sized business and locking equipment for industrial groups providing turnkey solutions.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • 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 that extends throughout UK.
  • 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.

·   You will be responsible for monitoring sales activity and providing reporting to the Sales Director.

·   You will be a real interface between the customers and the company and will pass direct dialogue on information market information from the field and monitor the competition.

Background

We would consider 5 years’ experience in a similar position. You understand and excel at technical specification working closely with RND, you strive to convince your contacts and conquer new markets.

Autonomous and organised, you know how to set up an effective and targeted prospecting schedule.

You will have a good analytical mind and are able to make proposals and adapt to different types of contacts.

You are very comfortable in dealing with others and have the knack of how to create a climate of trust. You know how to deal with adversity, manage possible disputes and complex situations.

You enjoy dialogue and exchange and are open-minded.

This position requires rigor, flexibility, adaptability and strength of character.

You have a good command of the MS Office and hold a current driving licence.

Core Benefits:-

  • Attractive salary
  • 24 days of annual leave
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company sponsored health cash plan
  • Private medical care
  • Free Flu Jab
  • Company car, Computer, Smart Phone

Working Environment: Remote/Travel

Hours of Work: 39 hours per week.

8:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Thursday.

8:00am – 4:00pm on Fridays.

Sales & Data Analyst

  • £20,000 – £3,000
  • Tipton
  • Permanent
  • Locking Solutions
  • Job Ref: MR179

Sales & Data Analyst

Our client:

A market leader in the lock technology market throughout the Europe, providing high security keying systems. Our range of branded products encompasses master keyed cylinders with a focus on patented systems providing excellent key control. There is also an innovative range of electronic solutions available, a comprehensive range of high quality Industrial cam locks and cylinders within the range.

We are currently recruiting for the position of Sales and data analyst based in the West Midlands

Background

The successful candidate will work within the customer service department and must be organised, methodical, have excellent customer service skills and be able to multitask.

In addition they will also be responsible for designing master key schedules for the building security industry and will work directly with the sales and production teams.

Ideally, the candidate will have the ability to think analytically, have a good knowledge of using computers, proficient in Microsoft Excel and be confident to undertake training in different internal software applications.

Main tasks & Responsibilities:

Customer:

  • Liaising directly with customers either by telephone, electronically or occasionally face to face.
  • Responding promptly to customer enquiries, queries,
  • Providing help and advice on the company’s product ranges.
  • Supply pricing and delivery times.
  • After Sales support and registering customer complaints.
  • Sending quotations to customers electronically.
  • Follow up after quotations.
  • Maintaining records on the CRM.

Order Processing:

  • Processing orders from customers.
  • Sending order confirmations.
  • Communicating and coordinating with internal departments – production, quality, marketing and logistics.
  • Filing orders when complete.

Administration:

  • Managing customer accounts
  • New account applications
  • Support the regional Sales Managers, pricing, samples and historical orders.
  • Item creation forms for new products
  • Product specification
  • Master Key Calculation
  • Processing Master Key documents within production
  • Supporting the sales team in the specification and design of MK systems.
  • Completing the complaints database.
  • Archiving.

Hours of Work: 39 hours per week.
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Thursday.
8:00am – 4:00pm on Fridays.

If this exciting opportunity looks of interest, please get in touch with SFR Recruitment Solutions




Communications Business Development Manager: National

  • £45,000 – £50,000 + Bonus & Car allowance
  • National
  • Permanent
  • Security hardware/locking solutions
  • Job Ref: MR158

SFR Recruitment Solutions have a brand-new opportunity for a Business Development Manager.

The Company

Our Client is a market leader in security hardware and have been established for over 25 years. This dynamic company requires a reliable Business Development Manager who is focused, and priority-driven.

The Position

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager whom will be responsible for the growth of sales revenues into the targeted sector through the promotion of the brand.

Responsibilities Include

  • The Business Development Manager will be responsible to the Head of CNI, for the growth within an established sector. The role will focus on not only the infrastructure behind the sector but also the major players within the sector.
  • A specific focus will be required on the continues evolvement of electromechanical and electric locking solutions and new patent-protected master key systems into this sector.
  • Increase and develop the brand specifications with influencers and especially end-users for the brand, providing solutions, products and promotions as appropriate all complimentary product.
  • Work closely and effectively with the End User and their preferred contractors to identify, qualify, negotiate and close new business. Consideration to be given to ensure that we provide the best overall solution to the end-user and deliver world‑class service.
  • Clearly identify end-user business needs to continually progress product and solutions for the sector.
  • Search for new, creative markets within the vertical to expand the current reach of the organisation and increase emerging business opportunities.
  • Work closely with Product Managers and Internal Sales/Customer Service and the senior sector specialist to feedback customer needs & requirements.
  • The Market Specialist will be required to work with established CRM prospecting tools to provide lead generation for the development and exploitation by members of the Sales Teams as appropriate regionally.
  • Prepare and deliver technical sales presentations and demonstrations.
  • Provide accurate forecasting and activity information to senior management on a planned and agreed basis. 
  • Represent proactively and positively the company at Industry events.

Skills & Attributes

  • Develop and maintain a close, regular & professional working relationship with existing & prospective clients/customers.
  • Attend Sales Meetings, Product Promotions, Training Sessions and other industry related functions when required.
  • You must have a strong track record of leading and growing sales of products via solution selling methods in targeted sectors.
  • Possess a strong business development background, with experience of similar role previously.
  • Demonstrable record of strategic prospecting skills.
  • Effective time management for national coverage.
  • Managing/achieving sales budgets.
  • A positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities.
  • It is essential that you possess excellent presentation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to work in an extremely challenging and demanding environment, with a strong emphasis on achieving agreed targets.

Why should you apply?

This is a brilliant opportunity for an individual to join a dynamic business offering excellent long-term career prospects, along with a competitive salary and commission.

Do you possess these skills and attributes required to suit our client’s Market / Business Development Manager?

Please apply or contact Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions for more information

07512602431

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Business Development Manager: National

  • £45,000 – £50,000 + Bonus & Car allowance
  • National
  • Permanent
  • Security hardware/locking solutions
  • Job Ref: MR155

SFR Recruitment Solutions have a brand-new opportunity for a Business Development Manager! (Transport Sector)

The Company

Our Client is a market leader in security hardware and have been established for over 25 years. This dynamic company requires a reliable Business Development Manager who is focused, and priority-driven.

The Position:

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager who will be responsible for the growth of sales revenues into the targeted sector through the promotion of the brand.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Business Development Manager will be responsible to the Head of CNI, for the growth within an established sector. The role will focus on not only the infrastructure behind the sector but also the major players within the sector.
  • A specific focus will be required on the continues evolvement of electromechanical and electric locking solutions and new patent-protected master key systems into this sector.
  • Increase and develop the brand specifications with influencers and especially end-users for the brand, providing solutions, products and promotions as appropriate all complimentary product.
  • Work closely and effectively with the End User and their preferred contractors to identify, qualify, negotiate and close new business. Consideration to be given to ensure that we provide the best overall solution to the end-user and deliver world‑class service.
  • Clearly identify end-user business needs to continually progress product and solutions for the sector.
  • Search for new, creative markets within the vertical to expand the current reach of the organisation and increase emerging business opportunities.
  • Work closely with Product Managers and Internal Sales/Customer Service and the senior sector specialist to feedback customer needs & requirements.
  • The Business Development Specialist will be required to work with established CRM prospecting tools to provide lead generation for the development and exploitation by members of the Sales Teams as appropriate regionally.
  • Prepare and deliver technical sales presentations and demonstrations.
  • Provide accurate forecasting and activity information to senior management on a planned and agreed basis. 
  • Represent proactively and positively the company at Industry events.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Develop and maintain a close, regular & professional working relationship with existing & prospective clients/customers.
  • Attend Sales Meetings, Product Promotions, Training Sessions and other industry-related functions when required.
  • You must have a strong track record of leading and growing sales of products via solution selling methods in targeted sectors.
  • Possess a strong business development background, with experience of similar role previously.
  • Demonstrable record of strategic prospecting skills.
  • Effective time management for national coverage.
  • Managing/achieving sales budgets.
  • A positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities.
  • You must possess excellent presentation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to work in an extremely challenging and demanding environment, with a strong emphasis on achieving agreed targets.

Why should you apply?

This is a brilliant opportunity for an individual to join a dynamic business offering excellent long-term career prospects, along with a competitive salary and commission.

Do you possess these skills and attributes required to suit our client’s Business Development Manager?

Please apply or contact Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions for more information!

07512602431

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

SFR Recruitment Solutions