Specification Sales Manager – Social Housing & Local Authorities

Field Sales
Specification, Contractors, Distribution, Social Housing
Main Contractors, Sub Contractors, Merchants, Retailers, Distributors, Local Authority, Public Sector
East Midlands, Yorkshire
Yorkshire to Nottinghamshire
Salary Description:
£37,500-£40,000 Neg. + up to 50% Bonus & Hybrid Car
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Specification Sales Manager – Social Housing & Local Authorities

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Social Housing & Local Authorities

Job reference Number: 647184-6693-22175

Industry Sector: Local Authority, Social Housing, Housing Association, Home Improvement Agencies, HAI’s, DFG’s, Dissability Facility Grants, Main Contractors, Specifiers, Specialist Adapted Bathroom Sub Contractors, Adapted Bathroom Distributors, Residential Homes and Nursing Homes

Area to be covered: Yorkshire to Nottinghamshire

Remuneration: £37,500-£40,000 Neg. + up to 50% Bonus

Benefits: Plug in Hybrid Car & Benefits

The role of the Specification Sales Manager – Social Housing & Local Authorities will involve:

• Field sales role selling a manufactured range of functional and practical adapted bathrooms for the elderly and less-abled
• 50% of your time selling through main contractors and specialist adapted bathroom sub contractors
• Protecting specifications with main contractors and adapted bathroom sub contractors and breaking other adapted bathroom manufacturers specifications wherever possible through offering an attractive commercial alternative solution
• 20% specification field sales led position gaining specifications with local authorities, housing associations and disabled facilities grants DFG’s via HIA’s (home improvement agencies)
• You will inherit a project bank, as well as relationships with approx. 200 accounts, which will be a mixture of local boroughs and main contractors/ specialist adapted bathroom sub contractors
• 30% of your time managing relationships within bathroom adaptation distributors (our client is looking to reduce sales through distribution and focus on selling direct)
• Inheriting an established area, currently 90% of budget and turning over £1.2m
• 80% account management role, 20% new business development
• Mix of public sector and private sector end users including; occupational therapists, residential homes, nursing homes, care homes etc but can be anyone with an adapted bathroom need

The ideal applicant will be an Specification Sales Manager – Social Housing & Local Authorities with:

• Must have specification field sales experience within either; local authorities, housing associations, social housing, HIA’s home improvement agencies or DFG’s disability facility grants
• Ideally with main contractor or specialist adapted bathroom sub-contractor field sales route to market experience
• Healthcare product knowledge is not required, as all construction product backgrounds will be considered
• Sales hunter mentality
• Open to kitchen, bedroom, bathroom related backgrounds as well as showers, boilers, fans and other building materials related field sales backgrounds
• Consultative sales approach
• Strong work ethic and integrity
• Stable career history and positive can do approach
• Entrepreneurial attitude prepared to take ownership
• Track record of field sales achievement somewhere on CV

The Company:

• 100+ employees
• £20m+ turnover
• Part of a larger group

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Paul Nicholas

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