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Sales Manager – Builders Merchants

  • 30,000 to 40,000
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • West London

Sales Manager – Builders Merchants

About the employer

A UK manufacturer and supplier of Render & External wall insulation and waterproofing systems. Also a leading distributor of fibre cement boards, resin products, porcelain tiles, wood flooring, adhesives, grouts, silicone, sealants and interior decorative finishes.

About the role

Due to our continued success and expansion our Client are now opening our 3rd distribution warehouse in London. This company are increasing their Internal Sales team and are looking to bring in an Internal Sales Manager for the new branch to continue the good work within the company by targeting fresh sales & new customers as well as managing existing clients for the branch. The successful person will be taking a leading role in the sales for the branch. Promptly responding to and following up incoming telephone, email and walk-in inquiries in a positive and professional manner.- Liaising with customers and suppliers both face to face and on the telephone, progressing orders, and resolving queries. Checking and processing sales orders, invoicing and all associated administration, build relationships with customers to wider our network.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Extensive experience in construction products industry and have previously held a similar post in a builder’s merchant or a related business.
  • Strong commercial awareness of the current market
  • Background in management
  • Dedication to providing great customer service
  • Adaptable and self-motivated
  • Ability to priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workloads and service needs
  • A working knowledge of Sharp-AX or equivalent software system

The Role of Internal Sales Manager

  • Excellent understanding of all building materials
  • Good knowledge of rendering & external wall insulation
  • Supervision and development of staff
  • Meeting performance targets, including trade counter sales growth
  • Ensuring an outstanding standard of service and customer satisfaction
  • Managing branch logistics
  • Overseeing warehouse operations
  • Developing the required stock profile
  • Working within agreed budgets
  • Assisting in the marketing of the branch and helping to increase sales

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year