National Business Manager Hardware & Retail

Job Title: National Business Manager Hardware & Retail
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Liverpool
Salary: Super + Bonus
Reference: BBBH15334_1522470494
Contact Name: Ben Maurer
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 26, 2018 03:40

Job Description

The Business

This high profile organisation not only has a multitude of market leading consumer, DIY and trade brands, it also has an enviable track record of growth, inspirational values based leadership, dominance in the categories it plays in and is regarded as an employer of choice.

The Role

Constantly innovating, the business continues to lead the market by setting the benchmark that other brands aspire to. They are subsequently looking for an inspirational sales leader to take sales performance to the next level, bringing a best practice approach to both National Account Managers and a large and diverse National Field Sales team, across mutliple channels including grocery, hardware and automotive aftermarket.

Skills & Experience

With proven sales management experience leading National Accounts and Field teams in at least 2 retail channels, you will be able to demonstrate highly developed 'value-added' channel management skills where your strategies and negotiations have grown share ahead of market, not using price as a lever to drive volume. You will be a modern, authentic and inspirational leader with a track record of engaging field and national accounts teams, lifting their performance by developing capability through both hands-on coaching & mentoring as well as skills assessment and development. You will have highly honed strategic and commercial acumen, be adept and managing channel conflict with major national accounts, and most importantly be down to earth, comfortable rolling your sleaves up and leading from the front.

Requirements include:

- Tertiary qualifications in commerce, marketing or similar

- Engaging, inspirational leadership style that sets the right behavioural example

- Demonstrated experience driving EBIT growth in a complex multi-retail channel environment with large budgets

- Significant sales leadership experience, both NAM's & Field Sales teams

- Ideally channel experience in hardware.

- Tier 1 background, highly developed commercial acumen

The Culture

This business and it's leaders place immense value in people, diversity, collaboration, authenticty and inclusion - leading by example in setting the right behavioural standards and doing the right thing. There's no place for ego or poor behaviour, it's about doing what's right, working as a team and enjoying in the success of the organisation, being proud to work for the brand.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Ben Maurer on 02 8024 7188 for a confidential discussion.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.