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French speaking Sales Manager - (Metal Manufacturer)
Scunthorpe circa £45,000 pa
Status Date Added Reference

Vacant 22/04/2019 765TY
Company Profile:

Our client is a well-established and growing British metal manufacturing company.

Responsibilities:

French speaking Sales Manager - (Metal Manufacturer)
Sales, Business Development, Sales Manager, Territory Sales, Regional Sales, European Sales, French, Foundry, German, France, Germany, Benelux, Account Management, Export Sales, International Sales, Key Account Management, New Market, Engineering commodities, Metals, Steel, materials, Hull, Doncaster, Grimsby, Scunthorpe,  Lincoln, North Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire,
Salary: circa £45,000 pa DOE + bonus and benefits
Location: Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire (or home-based in France/Germany/Benelux)
Ref: 765TY

Main duties:
To maintain and develop strong relationships with new and existing clients and increase sales in the assigned Northern European region.

The Role:
- Manage the assigned territory of France, Germany and Benelux
- Pioneer new business and build strong relationships with new and existing clients
- Keep close contact with the customers, ensure satisfaction and all agreements are
  executed on time and quality
- Establish and maintain procedures for sales strategies, market research etc.
- Drive initiative to find and realise new business and sales opportunities
- Negotiate commercial agreements and ensure constant source of new orders
- Implement relevant KPIs to reach short and long term sales targets

Candidate's Profile:

- High fluency in French and English (written&spoken) – Essential
- Additional fluency in German would be a strong advantage
- Strong experience in international business development, building long term
  relationships

- Vast sales experience of high volume technical products, manufacturing or materials
- Successful track record of achieving high level sales targets
- Team leading experience would be ideal
- Basic understanding of finance and currency risks
- Independent and self-motivated personality
- Strong communication, negotiation and relationship building skills
- Driving license, approx. 50% spent on the field

Salary:

circa £45,000 pa DOE + bonus and benefits