National Sales Manager - Hardware / Home Improvement

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

About the Company

Our client is part of a multinational consumer company listed on the US stock exchange with a strong US presence and footprint in various regional markets. In Australia, the company is approximately $33M in revenue and continues to sell leading consumer products whilst also leveraging their reputable global brands, delivering innovation that meets the needs of the consumer and trade.

About the role

Reporting to the Sales Director, the National Sales Manager will be responsible for managing a team of 6 Sales Representatives whilst also managing critical national customers such as IHG and Paint specialists. You will be tasked with driving best practice selling initiatives within your team, with a significant focus on learning & development, whilst also developing the 3-5 year sales plan for both customer & field based activities. Your high level of commercial acumen will see you also manage all forecasting, reporting and new business objectives.

Skills & experience

Success in this role will come from demonstrated national account management experience, complimented with leadership experience from within the consumer goods / hardware industry - paint experience highly advantageous. Ideally degree qualified, you will have a natural ability to coach and lead, taking a team on a journey, whilst also having demonstrated success in delivering exceptional results in a national customer capacity.

**Please note - this role is for a late September / October start date. Shortlisting for this role will take place over the next 4 weeks with direct interviews to kick off start of August**

How to apply

Sound like you? Hit APPLY NOW or call Sarah Hay on 03 8613 3557 for a confidential discussion.

***Any direct applications received by our client will be forwarded to Six Degrees Executive for review as the retained recruitment partner**