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Sales Manager


Job Description:

Sales Manager


Water, Wastewater, Industrial Water and Municipal Water


  • £50,000 - £55,000
  • Expensed company car or a cash car allowance
  • Company bonus – 20%
  • Pension (up to 10% matched)
  • Healthcare + life assurance
  • 26 days’ leave + 8 Bank Holidays – option to buy or sell 5
  • Employee stock plan
  • Phone & laptop
  • Immediate start


Your location: West Midlands, East Midlands, Lancashire, Yorkshire or North East England region


Territory: Northern England, Scotland and Ireland



The role of the Sales Manager will be as follows:


  • To focus on generating new business sales in the municipal drinking water and industrial water sector
  • 60% of your time is spent managing and growing £2.9m worth of existing business within the municipal drinking water sector with a targeted 10% YOY growth
  • 40% of your time will be spent targeting brand new customers within the industrial water market sector
  • Selling a range of bespoke process water systems costing between £50,000-£500,000
  • Meeting customers face to face to understand current and future projects
  • Conduct “Lunch & Learn Sessions” with Consultants and Engineers within the water sector to sell the features and benefits of my client’s systems
  • This is a highly proactive new business sales role albeit, with existing relationships, you will be required to sell new technologies to improve their processes
  • Territory planning, client mapping and performing client presentations
  • Develop lead generation plans and a pipeline that delivers new business
  • To receive and qualify RFQ’s, obtain technical information and coordinate all quotes via the internal Application, Sales and Technical Support Teams
  • Lead all price and contract negotiations using a pricing matrix
  • Plan and conduct complex negotiations with new customers
  • Lead and manage all sales and marketing initiatives to promote your business services


The ideal Sales Manager will have a combination of the following:



  • A new business sales professional with a proven track record in new business sales across the municipal, water, wastewater or industrial water market sector
  • A suitable technical qualification is highly desirably but not a deal-breaker
  • EU licence and willing to travel extensively
  • The ideal candidate will live in Birmingham and Edinburgh (East Midlands, West Midlands, Lancashire, Yorkshire, North East and South Scotland)


The company and benefits:

Established for over 30 years, this company is recognised as a market leader not only in the UK but across the world. You will be joining a business offering a lucrative benefits package and an excellent training programme where you will have the autonomy to manage projects as you see fit as well as working for a company that is a true “investor in people”.



How to apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please email an up-to-date CV to [email protected]


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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    car or allowance + bonus - 20% + pension (up to 10% matched) + healthcare/life assurance + 26 days'

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet