Sales Manager / Account Manager - Valves - Water Industry - South

  • by White Label Recruitment
  • Location Burnley, UK
  • Salary £40,000 - £45,000 / year
  • 82 days ago
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Job Description:

Sales Manager / Account Manager - Valves - Water Industry - Thames, Anglian and Souther Water - Up t £45k + 20% Bonus + Car / Car Allowance


Company and Role

 I am currently representing a huge global engineering organisation, who are No.1 in their field, and the are now looking to take on a Sales Manager with Valve experience.


Key Responsibilities

  • To cover the area of Thames, Anglian and Southern Water
  • Deal directly with the water companies as well as distributers and contractors (tier 1 and 2)
  • Covers both clean and wastewater, as well as below and above ground
  • Home based position
  • This role will include site visits
  • A key part of this role will be account management with a 80/20 split with new business
  • Thames Water is a key area that needs targeting as their current spend is down
  • Other accounts need to be properly managed to ensure spend stays at a good level i.e. Southern Water
  • This person will be responsible for managing their own diary as this is a demanding and time consuming role
  • Target on budget as well as focused products
  • Heavily a solution based sell, and include upselling products, etc.
  • May occasionally have to stay away from home


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Have a good background in the valve industry, and have a good understanding of the different types and selections of valves
  • Pump experience will also be considered
  • Ideally have a strong knowledge of the water industry
  • Have a good level of energy and able to think on their feet
  • Engineers with a mechanical or civil background looking to progress their career into sales will also be considered
  • Have a full clean driving license


 Package and Benefits


  • Opportunity to work for a huge market leader
  • Car or Car Allowance
  • £45k annual salary dependent on experience
  • 20% bonus
  • 25 days holidays 
  • 5% matched contributory pension
  • Laptop, phone


To apply for this role please submit you most up to date CV today. My client is looking to hold interviews next week!



  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience 5+ years