About the Company
Soudal is an NZ & Global success story having developed an outstanding reputation for manufacturing & supplying quality technical Consumer & Trade products to the DIY market. With market leading brands like Gorilla Grip and Glue, they are committed to quality and pride themselves on creating strong relationships with their customers and providing tailored solutions to meet their needs. They also have a fantastic company culture with a high employee engagement score, and this is an area where they are always looking to improve and add value to their employees.
About the Role
Reporting into the Chief Operating Officer the Sales Manager is responsible for growing the Retail Customer and End User (tradies) channels through leadership of the field sales team and some retail customer management. This is a big coaching & sales leadership position where you will be responsible for inspiring a team of 9 Territory Managers across the country and implementing best practice sales disciplines, processes & structures to drive performance. You will also support the execution of marketing campaigns & activities targeting reseller, DIY and trade end user customers.
This job requires a smart, savvy, enthusiastic sales leader - someone with a passion for leading people and a strong knowledge and time within a consumer related business. We are ideally looking for someone who comes from the Building & Construction industry, someone who understands the DIY retail and End User customers (Group Home Builders, Trades people etc). There is a preference for someone who has spent time and proven themselves in a multinational business environment because of the structured sales disciplines you would bring to the business and role.
Outside of the above, Soudal would also consider strong Field Sales Managers from other industries such as FMCG, consumer goods or the agriculture sector. You must be strategic and commercially astute with a high level of organisation and a keen interest in DIY. As the Head office is based in Hamilton and this is a national role you will be required to spend time in the field with your team up and down the country so you must be open to travel.
To find out more, please get in touch with Josh Pidduck on +64 22 639 2831 for a confidential chat.
To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.
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