Field Sales Manager - East London-Essex

Date added: Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Closing date: Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Regional office: East London
Location: East London/Essex
Job Type: Sales and Marketing
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Field Sales Manager

Exciting new opportunity for a Field Sales Manager to join the team at Taylor Wimpey.

You will deliver against profit, quality and volume targets by leading, developing and motivating a team of Sales Executives and coordinating activities and communications between sites, internal departments and external suppliers.

The Role:

  • Lead and manage a team of remote Sales Executives to achieve targets
  • Recruit, select, develop and coach Sales Executives to the required standards
  • Drive sales targets, as agreed with the Sales Director and Sales Manager through Sales Executives
  • Ensure all Key Performance Indicator targets are reached across all areas of sales and customer service
  • Provide the primary communication channel between site staff, sales and marketing department, other internal departments and external agencies
  • Be aware of and provide ‘first port of call’ expertise for all customer purchasing activities from Sales Executives
  • Provide knowledge/expertise to react to market conditions such as lenders’ criteria, local house price variations, stock plots, PX properties, and advise on forecasting and site build sequence
  • Manage external media, presentation, legal and lending agencies against the business unit plan, business unit targets and Taylor Wimpey standards
  • Ensure reaction to customer enquiries and purchasing queries are in line with the business unit plan and site requirements
  • Ensure the health & safety of customers, site staff and other parties is a priority and complies with company policy
  • Follow and adhere to company procedures and standards of performance as laid down by the business unit

The Sales Manager role is required to take customer payments – any candidate offered the role will be required to complete a third party adverse financial check

The Person:

  • Previous industry experience within the sales function is essential
  • Two years plus managerial experience considered desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Numerate and very well organised
  • Strong rapport building and negotiation skills

Possession of a criminal record, caution, reprimand or warning will not necessarily bar you from working with the Company.  However, you will be asked to indicate on the Company’s application form whether you possess a criminal record so an assessment can be made as to your suitability for the role.

If you are subsequently offered the role, you will be asked to provide your written consent authorising the Company and our third party provider, Experian, to carry out the following pre-employment checks in order to assess your suitability for this role.

In order to be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.

The Company:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales.

Our vision is to become the UK’s leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality. We build over 10,000 homes each year, from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom houses all across the country.

Our people are passionate about the house building industry and about our customers. Culturally we pride ourselves in having a diverse work force with an opportunity to grow a career in a variety of environments. We look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in so if you are looking to join a thriving company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.

Internal Applicants – Please advise your Line Manager if applying for this role.