Technical Sales Manager - Asphalt & Bitumen

Posted 2 weeks ago by Atom Recruitment Ltd

£45,000 - £55,000/annum plus car, bonus and benefits

Our Client is an established supplier to the road building / road construction industries. They are now seeking a Technical Sales Manager – Asphalt & Bitumen Markets. This position will be home based with regular travel throughout the UK & Ireland.  

Key Responsibilities

  • New business development
  • Engage senior decision-makers across asphalt industry
  • Engage conversations at senior technical and senior commercial level
  • Open and maintain consultative dialogue with prospects.
  • Gain deep understanding of each prospect's direction, challenges, motivations and needs
  • Establish collaborative partnerships with customers to jointly identify appropriate solutions.
  • Drive and influence project cycles to fruition, and overcome obstacles
  • Work collaboratively with technical and product application colleagues
  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing partner Principals
  • Regularly secure and engage face-to-face meetings with key contacts
  • Cover UK and Ireland territory
  • Cover major Nationals and multi-site Independents
  • Report regular feedback on project updates
  • Attend networking events and gain a wider understanding of activity and decision making processes at local and national authorities for roads infrastructure

Qualifications / Experience

  • Significant sales experience within the asphalt industry
  • Familiarity with plant operations and use of asphalt and bitumen additives
  • Experience with warm-mix additives and emulsifier additives desirable 
  • Resilient, persistent, passionate and enthusiastic about asphalt and bitumen
  • Proven experience of sales negotiation at management level
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Good organisational skills, able to work independently under own-initiative
  • Strong communication skills at senior level 
  • Good listening, explorative and investigative skills, positive influencer
  • Able to travel nationally covering UK and Ireland

In return our client is offering a basic salary of £45,000 - £55,000 per annum; (salary is negotiable dependent on experience), plus benefits, including a company car / car allowance, and performance related bonus scheme.

Please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd.

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