Sales Manager - Electric Vehicles

Job Reference
SMEV-B-C-111624
Salary Description
£51K plus Commission
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Bedford
Advert

Siamo Bedford are currently recruiting for a Sales Manager - Remote role. £51,000 Basic plus commission.    

Our client is looking to recruit a Sales Manager of their Electric Vehicle Division, you’ll have the responsibility and accountability for running the battery powered vehicle activity. Ensuring profitability to deliver agreed targets and plans. You will thrive on the challenges of brand building processes for the UK markets.

You will embrace and support the sales processes, drive the business in progress management, forecasting and the targeting of opportunities. Demonstrating your communication and negotiation skills, you will also take pride in our customer service reputation and the presentation of initiatives that enhance our reputation and drives the brands.

As business develops you will be responsible for motivating and identifying training for a small team as it grows, monitoring and acting on performance standards. You will promote cooperation and teamwork between colleagues and across our business segments to meet and exceed sales targets and to enhance customer service.

What are they offering: 

  • £51,000
  • Remote Role 
  • 25 days holiday
  • Family Friendly Benefits
  • Death in service
  • Enhanced Pension Contributions
  • 40 Hour Week
  • Company Vehicle

You will be self-motivated to lead and explore all aspects of the electric vehicle sales opportunities and applications, identifying potential customers directly, you will provide the effective day to day vision, leadership, management and direction for the growth and development of our electric vehicle business.

  • Driving sales and margin performance through strong communication, you will have a good understanding of profit and loss components and their management.
  • Manage all costs like a business owner.
  • Challenge every cost on the P&L to see where you can gain traction and improve profitability.
  • Support and engage with all stock management procedures & processes to fully underpin accuracy and inventory control. Maximise the stock turn of equipment models, identifying over stock issues and implementing initiatives to deal with them effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Regularly review physical stocks and reporting to ensure all controls are in place.
  • Drive accurate medium-term forecasting to support our supplier relationship and their manufacturing plans.
  • Be able to initiate and drive a timely recruitment strategy in line with business growth in order to utilise colleague resources to their full potential.
  • As the business team develops, create succession planning for key roles that develop.
  • Ensure a process is in place to identify and support future progression.
  • Ensure that team investment develops in a timely way to support and drive growth, by ensuring key operational elements, sales & support functions and customer expectations are met.
  • Build a relationship of trust colleagues, whilst being able to hold them to account when required.
  • Ensure clear short term and medium-term plans are in place and documented.
  • Work closely with suppliers on product pricing and programs to support market penetration.
  • Participate in and support the development of annual sales plans covering all critical contingencies.
  • Ensure the number one priority is always sales and customer service levels.

 What you will bring to the table: 

  • Previous experience with selling within small, specialised electric vehicles 
  • An clear understanding for the complexities of people management
  • Clear insight of what it takes to run a successful customer focused business.
  • The talent for spotting a commercial opportunity and the tenacity to push it forward.
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to build strong customer relationships.
  • A can‐do attitude that gets things done and confidence to act on own initiative and collaboratively with colleagues.
  • The desire to achieve and exceed your targets.
  • A drive to learn and expand on existing knowledge, both personally and across the team
  • The capacity to troubleshoot business problems and create solutions daily.
  • An imaginative approach to ever-changing market requirements

 For more detailed information get in touch with the team. CALL The Bedford Team today - 01234 413 413 

 

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Siamo Bedford, who are acting as an employment agency / business. 

   

One of our Recruitment Specialists will now review your application. Due to the high volume of applications Siamo Recruitment receive, it is with regret we are unable to respond to all candidates directly. 

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