Sales Manager -Aviation

Recruiter
Forest Personnel
Location
Slough
Salary
£40000 - £50000/annum +bens
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Sales Manager - Aviation

This well-respected and award winning engineering company, has a new opportunity for a Technical Sales Manager to join them within their Aviation business.
As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for managing a specific business unit into the Aviation industry, largely into one major client, as opposed to managing a team.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Negotiating and administering contracts and agreements with market customers.
• Defining and translating market customer requirements into value-added products and services.
• Identifying new sales growth opportunities with both new and existing clients, which will include regular client visits, (on average half the week in SLough office and other half out on the road UK-based with at least once a month visit to manufacturing site in France and sales meetings).
• Developing and implementing marketing strategies for new and existing clients.
• Negotiating technical and commercial contracts.
• Identifying and project managing new products and applications.

The ideal candidate will possess:
Bachelors/Masters degree within a Mechanical/ technical discipline (although lesser qualification considered for right technical experience).
Experienced technical background in the aviation/Aerospace industry (so could be a mechanical engineer with a sound commercial background, or technical customer-facing engineer.
Strong knowledge of OEM/global airline industry experience and a working knowledge of FAA/EASA regulations.
A clean, UK valid driving licence, and PC literacy are essential.
Flexibility, adaptability and ability to work automonously.

Fluet French speaking would be desirable, but not essential.

Preferably, you will be living within a reasonable commute of Slough, alternatively anywhere between Slough and Derby would also be considered.

A salary package of £40-£50k (Dep on relevant skills/experience) including Co car + co. performance bonus up to 8% +laptop+ mobile+ contributory pension scheme+25 days holidays+bank holidays and private healthcare is offered