Eaton Corporation UK Sales Manager - Fire Systems in Slough, United Kingdom

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IN A NUTSHELL :

You will join our UK Fire sales team, whose main purpose is to sell electrical solutions across the Systems Integrators and wholesale channels. You will lead and develop a team which is currently thriving after a re-organisation and investment in infrastructure and stockholding. The team have seen double digit growth in 2017, this is set to continue into 2018 and beyond with the launch of a new product platform planned for 2019. We are looking for an experienced technical sales manager who would be familiar with construction projects and electrical systems. You will be expected to spend about 4 days per week on the road with your team and your customers.

YOUR MAIN DUTIES :

  • Deliver sales targets and establish objectives for the team

  • Forecast and develop annual sales and pulse expected sales to the UK Country Sales Organisation & the Product Line

  • Represent the needs and requirements of the sales organisation within the Fire Product Line

  • Coach, develop and motivate the sales team to improve results through a culture of learning

  • Train and develop the team in the use of the Eaton CRM & quotations systems

  • Demand management planning and forecasting

  • Manage relationship with the National Account Team and provide specialist support

  • Maintain team by counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, appraising

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Contribute to the wider country sales organisation objectives by encouraging and developing cross selling opportunities across the platform

Qualifications

  • Previous experience of working in a sales supervisory capacity in the UK Construction segment

  • Familiar with project sales and electrical engineering

  • Full UK driving licence

Important notice: the successful candidate will be subject to background screening.

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Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

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