Country Manager

Recruiter
KDC Resource
Location
Bristol
Salary
£50000 - £80000/annum + Benefits
Posted
20 May 2017
Closes
19 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a driven Country Manager to join a highly successful provider of specialised products and engineering services in support of major defence and aerospace programs. Building on the organisation successes in the United States, Australia and India the successful candidate will drive new business opportunities within the UK and European regions both within the existing customer base and within new clients.

Role overview:

Reporting in to the European Director, you will have responsibility for the sales, logistics and warehousing of aerospace and defence products. You will be responsible for growing our highly successful brand and footprint in the UK / European regions. The role involves sales planning, account growth planning, forecasting & high level presentations.

Accountabilities and Deliverables:

· Develop strong relationships with key UK Aerospace and Defence customers.
·Drive growth and position the company to be able to take best advantage of all opportunities.
·Work closely with other UK counterparts to identify and maximise global opportunities where required. Drive these deals through to completion either on own initiative or as part of the wider UK team
·Use initiative to identity and push new opportunities; from growth of existing channels to the creation of new ones
·Full control and management of the UK team

Previous Experience/Skills required:
· Significant experience in sales/marketing in aerospace and/or defence.
· Experience in the management of sales and technical teams.
· Significant contacts within the aerospace and/or defence sector

Person Specification / Competencies:

·Excellent negotiation skills and ability to close deals quickly.
·Strong communication and presentation skills enabling you to get best results in both the UK and where required overseas.
· Excellent internal and external customer relationship and interpersonal skills. · Commercially minded.
·Strategic thinker whilst being able to think analytically at a detailed level