Sales Manager

Location Gloucestershire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45000 - 52500 per year expensed company car or a cash car allowance + bonus - 20% + Pension 10% + healthcare + life assuran
Contact Ajay Bhella
Call 0116 216 7002
Reference 12089866/2

Sales Manager


Water, Industrial Water, Wastewater and Municipal



  • £45,000 - £52,500
  • Expensed company car or a cash car allowance
  • Company bonus – 20%
  • Pension (up to 10% matched)
  • Healthcare + life assurance
  • 26 days’ leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Phone & laptop
  • Immediate start


Location and Territory: M4 (Reading to Bristol), M5 (Bristol to Birmingham/Staffordshire) and M40 (Birmingham to Reading)


Counties: Berkshire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Avon, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire



The role of the Sales Manager will be as follows:


  • To focus on generating new business sales in the municipal market (water utilities and contractors)
  • 100% new business with existing relationships
  • Selling a range of bespoke systems with between £50,000-£150,000 you will be targeted to grow your territory by a minimum 10% YOY (currently worth £2.5m)
  • Meeting customers face to face to understand current and future projects
  • Conduct “Lunch & Learn Sessions” with Consultants and Engineers within the water sector to sell the features and benefits of my client’s systems
  • This is a highly proactive new business sales role albeit, with existing relationships you will be required to sell new technologies to improve their processes
  • Territory planning, client mapping and performing client presentations
  • Develop lead generation plans and a pipeline that delivers new business
  • To receive and qualify RFQ’s, obtain technical information and coordinate all quotes via the internal Application, Sales and Technical Support Teams
  • Lead all price and contract negotiations using a pricing matrix
  • Plan and conduct complex negotiations with new customers
  • Lead and manage all sales and marketing initiatives to promote your business services


The ideal Sales Manager will have a combination of the following:



  • A new business sales professional with a proven track record in new business sales across the municipal, water and or wastewater market sector
  • A suitable technical qualification is highly desirably
  • EU licence and willing to travel extensively
  • The ideal candidate will live between M4, M5 and M40 triangle


The company and benefits:



Established for over 30 years, this company is recognised as a market-leading water systems manufacturer not only in the UK but across the world. They have a strong pipeline of new project wins and require additional resources to join this growing organisation. Boasting a £70m+ UK turnover, this company is looking to grow by 20% year on year over the next 5 years.



You will be joining a business offering a lucrative benefits package and an excellent training programme. You will have the autonomy to manage projects as you see fit as well as working for a company that is a true “investor in people”.



How to apply:


Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on 0116 2167000, or please email me an up to date copy of your CV to


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