Sales Manager, London Concrete (Ref:9319)

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Manager to develop and expand new and existing client relationships for London Concrete in the Central / Greater London area. You will be an experienced and technically minded sales professional, with the ability and intellect to spot opportunities to link sales across a broad product spectrum. You operate with a consultative approach, being able to consistently showcase a high level of customer service through the high standards of account management you bring. If you are looking to demonstrate how you can deliver a first class customer experience that results in the growth of a high profile business territory, this opportunity offers you the exposure and recognition you crave.

About London Concrete

We’re the largest supplier of ready-mixed concrete in London, supplying to many exciting and iconic projects in the London area. We offer a network of 12 state-of-the-art production units that incorporate the latest advancements in plant and materials technology to ensure the highest standard in concrete quality.

As an Aggregate Industries business, we benefit from the resources and capabilities of a highly skilled research and development team and the financial and global business strength of its holding company Lafarge Holcim, one of the world’s largest cement producers.

About the role

Working with the Commercial Director, you will develop a strategy to manage an allocated sales area in the Greater London area. This strategy will achieve sales targets and overall business goals through the establishment, maintenance and improvement of business relationships and market knowledge. Other elements to the role include:

  • Producing an accurate ongoing forecast and pipeline, achieving margin and volumes sales targets and being able to monitor, understand and manage the market share performance in line with agreed expectations (this includes understanding monthly management accounts)
  • Developing an in depth knowledge of product range and capabilities.
  • Maintaining an understanding of competitive activity relevant to the area.
  • Working with and influencing the activities of customers as appropriate.
  • Being proactive in promotion of the full product range (cross promotion) of Aggregate Industries
  • Communicating effectively with credit control, ensuring credit limits for customers are at a sufficient level to meet their needs while minimise the risk to London Concrete.
  • Ensuring all monies due are collected within the agreed terms and conditions of the account and all queries are resolved to prevent any retention of payments.

What will you bring?

  • Be able to demonstrate experience of delivering to stretching sales targets, managing a technical and broad product range.
  • Experience managing multiple accounts across a geographical area.
  • You are highly motivated and willing to focus and commit.
  • You have the ability and desire to work with different partners with differing levels of knowledge.
  • You are committed to exceeding expectations.
  • You are highly organised and an excellent communicator.

​What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring
  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad
  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas.

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.