Sales Supervisor (OS14093)

Sales Supervisor

£40,000 - £44,000 + benefits

Cleckheaton

A unique opportunity to work for an established global company. As Sales Supervisor you will be accountable for managing the successful execution of the companies sales initiatives, policies and plans to ensure that company sales targets are reached. Leading and mentoring a team of 12 sales staff you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain a strong understanding of the company's quality standards, product lines, pricing, and delivery schedules
  • Communicate department and company objectives to staff and maintain upward communication with senior management
  • Train and mentor all Sales Representatives; monitor team performance, identifying areas for opportunity and development
  • Lead by example in maximising sales for existing accounts and actively propose and negotiate opportunities for additional value-added sales and services
  • Maintain professionalism, customer service and customer focus while building strategic partnerships with potential and existing accounts
  • Identify opportunities to grow revenue and profit whilst ensuring costs are reduced and controlled
  • Maximise sales at existing accounts and develop new customers through professional and appropriate sales methods
  • Review, understand and respond to basic long-term pricing agreements
  • Determine work procedures, coordinate and expedite staff workflow
  • Improve and standardise procedures to increase efficiency of sales team
  • Collaborate with Outside Sales to develop new customers from sales leads
  • Work regularly with customers, providing timely, appropriate and accurate responses to enquiries and requests
  • Develop expert knowledge in regard to suppliers, products, competition and/or markets
  • Provide support and assistance to Sales Branches, Corporate Sales, Operations, Purchasing, Quality, Finance and other departments as needed to resolve sales related efforts
  • Lead, participate and practice continuous improvement and/or process improvement efforts

The Sales Supervisor is accountable for managing the day-to-day activities of the department; including, but not limited to training, mentoring and supervising the sales representatives; developing work procedures; and organising and coordinating sales workflow. Receiving continuous communication and direction from management, and maintaining a consistent and accurate communication-flow of sales initiatives, objectives and programs throughout the department, are essential aspects of the job.

The Sales Supervisor is responsible for applying and communicating sales initiatives, policies and programs in support for the sales management team; as well as collaborating with Outside Sales to develop new customers from sales leads; maximise sales at existing accounts and develop new customers through strong negotiations skills and professional and appropriate sales methods; and work regularly with customers providing appropriate and accurate responses to inquiries and requests to solve complex account issues in a timely manner.

Background Experience and Qualifications

  • Educated to Degree level; or the equivalent demonstrable experience within a sales environment
  • Proven experience as a commodity lead, it would be highly advantageous to have multi-commodity knowledge
  • Previous supervisory experience would be beneficial
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Proven record of meeting or exceeding sales targets with an ability to mentor and motivate others to ensure the team is meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Excellent customer service and negotiation skills with the ability to deal tactfully and confidently, both internally and externally
  • Strong competency working with integrated data systems and Microsoft Office Suite

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Bagnall Hopkins Recruitment who is operating as an employment agency/business.Your application will be sent to one of our consultants for review, at which stage we will be in touch to discuss your details further. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours your application has not been successful.

We will not submit your CV until you have been briefed on the position and we have your consent to do so.

Both Bagnall Hopkins and our clients promote a policy of equal opportunities.

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Up to £44,000 per annum Cleckheaton 18 April 2019

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Up to £44,000 per annum
Cleckheaton
Full time

Sales Supervisor

£40,000 - £44,000 + benefits

Cleckheaton

A unique opportunity to work for an established global company. As Sales Supervisor you will be accountable for managing the successful execution of the companies sales initiatives, policies and plans to ensure that company sales targets are reached. Leading and mentoring a team of 12 sales staff you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain a strong understanding of the company's quality standards, product lines, pricing, and delivery schedules
  • Communicate department and company objectives to staff and maintain upward communication with senior management
  • Train and mentor all Sales Representatives; monitor team performance, identifying areas for opportunity and development
  • Lead by example in maximising sales for existing accounts and actively propose and negotiate opportunities for additional value-added sales and services
  • Maintain professionalism, customer service and customer focus while building strategic partnerships with potential and existing accounts
  • Identify opportunities to grow revenue and profit whilst ensuring costs are reduced and controlled
  • Maximise sales at existing accounts and develop new customers through professional and appropriate sales methods
  • Review, understand and respond to basic long-term pricing agreements
  • Determine work procedures, coordinate and expedite staff workflow
  • Improve and standardise procedures to increase efficiency of sales team
  • Collaborate with Outside Sales to develop new customers from sales leads
  • Work regularly with customers, providing timely, appropriate and accurate responses to enquiries and requests
  • Develop expert knowledge in regard to suppliers, products, competition and/or markets
  • Provide support and assistance to Sales Branches, Corporate Sales, Operations, Purchasing, Quality, Finance and other departments as needed to resolve sales related efforts
  • Lead, participate and practice continuous improvement and/or process improvement efforts

The Sales Supervisor is accountable for managing the day-to-day activities of the department; including, but not limited to training, mentoring and supervising the sales representatives; developing work procedures; and organising and coordinating sales workflow. Receiving continuous communication and direction from management, and maintaining a consistent and accurate communication-flow of sales initiatives, objectives and programs throughout the department, are essential aspects of the job.

The Sales Supervisor is responsible for applying and communicating sales initiatives, policies and programs in support for the sales management team; as well as collaborating with Outside Sales to develop new customers from sales leads; maximise sales at existing accounts and develop new customers through strong negotiations skills and professional and appropriate sales methods; and work regularly with customers providing appropriate and accurate responses to inquiries and requests to solve complex account issues in a timely manner.

Background Experience and Qualifications

  • Educated to Degree level; or the equivalent demonstrable experience within a sales environment
  • Proven experience as a commodity lead, it would be highly advantageous to have multi-commodity knowledge
  • Previous supervisory experience would be beneficial
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Proven record of meeting or exceeding sales targets with an ability to mentor and motivate others to ensure the team is meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Excellent customer service and negotiation skills with the ability to deal tactfully and confidently, both internally and externally
  • Strong competency working with integrated data systems and Microsoft Office Suite

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Bagnall Hopkins Recruitment who is operating as an employment agency/business.Your application will be sent to one of our consultants for review, at which stage we will be in touch to discuss your details further. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours your application has not been successful.

We will not submit your CV until you have been briefed on the position and we have your consent to do so.

Both Bagnall Hopkins and our clients promote a policy of equal opportunities.

For Bagnall Hopkins’ GDPR policy and how your data will be handled, as well as what your rights are, please visit our website and go to our Privacy Policy

Follow us on Twitter @bagnallhopkins, and take a look at our Facebook page.

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