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Sales Negotiator

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Sales Negotiator
Jewson Builders Merchants Manchester


are a part of SaintGobain Winners of TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL 2016, 2017 and 2018

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Sales Negotiator to provide national and regional account customers with a high level of service and act as a single point of contact to meet their requirements, whilst negotiating profitable sales with named customers and associated contracts. Reporting in to the Regional Sales Centre Manager, the successful candidate will also support the Sales Centres defined Government locations to ensure all branch related enquiries relating to relevant accounts are handled efficiently.

This role will be based within our Manchester office.

As a Sales Negotiator with
, you will:

Ensure enquiries from named customers are handled efficiently and that branch and customers expectations are being met at all times.
Achieve sales targets in line with productivity measurements and identify strategies to increase sales and profit of the customer base.
Build strong working relationships with the branch network and relevant market mangers to ensure contract support is maintained and to continuously develop sales opportunities.
Deliver weekly reports on performance of sales and profit to the Sales Centre Manager.
Target existing and prospective customers proactively and ensure any quotations and negotiations with customers are followed up to secure orders.
Ensure knowledge of market trends, competitor activity and supplier performance, is up to date at all times.
Liaise with credit control on resolving any credit queries on all allocated accounts.

So if you

Have proven experience of working within a sales environment (with contract sales being an advantage).
Can demonstrate commercial awareness and a high level of product knowledge.
Have previous experience of dealing with direct to site business and are able to manage customer relationships proactively and efficiently.
Display excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Are competent in the use of Microsoft Office packages e.g. Word, Excel.
Possess the ability to work as part of an ambitious team whilst also using your own initiative as required.
Have a full UK driving license (desirable).

we may just be the right fit for each other.
Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
Working for a company who have won TOP GLOBAL EMPLOYER 2017 & 2018.
A defined contribution pension scheme.
Flexible Holiday buysell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
As an employee, you are automatically covered by the SaintGobain Life Assurance Scheme.
Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and
various other benefits.

If youre up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

SaintGobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. Were committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CVs/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. SaintGobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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