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Sales Manager – Water Filtration Technologies

Senior Sales Manager – Water Filtration Systems & Technologies
Salary: £50,000 – £55,000
Location: UK

The Client:
*Mackenzie Stuart is working with a global market leading water technologies business
*Focused on the worldwide need for clean water they specialise in developing and marketing environmentally-friendly filtration solutions for industrial, municipal, and agricultural use.
*The company operates globally and has a multi £ million turnover
*The business has seen significant growth in recent years and committed to continuing this trend.

The Role:
*This company are seeking a Sales Manager to join their already successful sales team.
*The position brings with it the responsibility of overseeing sales operations of the UK Office, as well as developing key account business throughout the UK and Ireland.
*The role will focus on selling filtration products and general water technologies into various markets
*You will work alongside the Sales team to drive sales in the area.
*The role will have a sales assistant as a direct report
*Extensive travel across the UK and Ireland is required

The position involves:
*Conduct commercial and technical actions with an existing target audience or not. His/her contacts will be engineers, technicians, technical managers, buyers and purchasing managers,
*Developing markets for industrial typologies (Water treatment, Oil & Gas, Chemistry, food, pharmaceuticals, …) and customer types (User, distributor, OEM, Engineering …)
*Acquire new accounts,
*Participate in marketing activities and corporate marketing,
*Provide efficient technical solutions, innovative and economically attractive.

The Candidate:
*The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the Water sector, with the hunger and drive to succeed in this challenging yet rewarding role.
*The candidate must have extensive technical knowledge.
*A Mechanical or Chemical Engineering Degree is preferred
*Sound filtration background – Experience 3 to 5 years in a similar field of activity
*Must have a proven track record in the industry and be able to demonstrate commercial awareness in a developing market
*Knowledge with the segments of : steel, plastic, industry etc
*Good presentation skills
*High level of knowledge with filtration products and/or water treatment process
*The ability to multitask in a busy environment.
*Familiar with a business model that includes direct sales and accessing the market via distributors/ resellers/ partners
*Familiar with CRM systems / SAP (an advantage)
*Be able to support external PR/marketing partners with editorials etc
*Good people skills
*Have experience of developing key accounts and the ability to negotiate at all levels
*The candidate must be reliable, ambitious and trustworthy.
*Independent approach and team work ability,
*Autonomous and able to take initiatives
*Strong motivation, Work neat, conscientious and organized, Flexibility

This role offers extensive opportunity for progression and it is hoped that the successful candidate will run more regions in the years to come.

About Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Selection
Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors.

Job Reference: 00107SL

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Salary Range

£50,000 - 58,000