An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Retail Sales to join a growing business in the retail IT hardware / software sector. Our client is a market leading provider of in-store hardware and software solutions. This is high profile management position that will drive and direct a UK sales team as well as take on some national key account management.
BASIC SALARY: Up to £70,000
· OTE: Circa £35,000
· Additional Benefits inc. Company Car, Pension, Healthcare
LOCATION: UK role based from Milton Keynes head office
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Watford, Oxford, Northampton, Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester
JOB DESCRIPTION: Head of Sales - Retail: Integrated Hardware / Software solutions - Food Industry
This is a management role but will also come with an element of high-profile key account management. Reporting directly to the Managing Director you will be tasked with:
· Attracting new Tier 1 retail accounts (supermarkets) to the company
· Managing existing major multiple retail accounts
· Managing both regional and national salespeople, 7 current salespeople (this number is expected to rise)
· Being a product and market expert, the point of contact for the retail side of the business in the UK.
· Helping the UK Managing Director shape the strategy for the retail division in the UK
Full technical support both pre-sale and project management after order - means you and your reports can concentrate on sales and account management.
REQUIREMENTS: Head of Sales - Retail: Integrated Hardware / Software solutions - Food Industry
· You will ideally have a current and proven track record in a sales management role, specifically managing a team of field based salespeople and selling into the major Tier 1 food retailers (supermarkets) in the UK within the packaging machinery / catering equipment / retail IT hardware markets
· The company will also consider a Sales Manager / National Account Manager who is managing a UK sales team and selling into the food retail market / supermarkets from a different industry
THE COMPANY: Head of Sales - Retail: Integrated Hardware / Software solutions - Food Industry
A very well established and market leading manufacturer of packaging and process machinery systems (including both hardware and software solutions selling to both national and independent food retailers). The company are currently restructuring to continue their impressive growth and their position as market leader.
Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
REF: MT16133, Wallace Hind Selection