Sales Manager - Eastern Europe

Location England
Job Type Permanent
Salary £55000 - 75000 per year expensed car/allowance + international travel + 25% bonus + 10% pension + 26 days leave + phone/lapt
Contact Ajay Bhella
Call 0116 216 7002
Reference 12090415/1

Sales Manager – Eastern Europe


  • £55,000 - £75,000 basic
  • Expensed company car or a cash car allowance
  • Expensed international travel
  • Company bonus – 20% of basic salary
  • Pension (up to 10% matched)
  • Family healthcare + life assurance
  • 26 days’ leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Phone & laptop
  • Immediate start available
  • Please note, benefits may vary depending on your country of residence


Location: Home-based anywhere in the UK or Eastern Europe


Territory: Eastern Europe – 60% travel within the territory across Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Poland, Bulgaria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary and Republic of Moldova and Baltics region such as Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania



Established for over 25 years, my client is a market leader in the supply of water-based process/filtration systems which are supplied to a multitude of sectors across the EMEA region. This $multi-billion business has a presence in over 22 countries worldwide and provides cutting edge, innovative and market-leading solutions for both municipal and industrial water applications.


The group has an aggressive and strategic plan to increase sales across the EMEA region and as a result, they are looking for a results-orientated, dynamic, and tenacious Sales Manager to increase sales across Eastern Europe. You will have full autonomy to drive new business sales with End Users, OEM’s, and key Channels Partners across key vertical markets where water filtration is required such as Pharmaceutical, Power, Industrial Power, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Microelectronics Manufacturing, Food, Beverage, RO (Reverse Osmosis) and General Engineering.


Having recruited commercial sales professionals for the group, I can truly say they are a true investor in their staff, they offer a fantastic training programme and opportunities for you to progress into leadership or Director role should you wish to do so.


For further information and a confidential call, please call Ajay Bhella on 0116 2167000 or email a CV to


The role of the Sales Manager – Eastern Europe will be as follows:  


  • Increase and drive new business sales by selling water/process filtration systems
  • A key objective will be to create sales demand from the End Users and to then work with the OEM’s, Systems Integrators and Channel Partners to win sales as well as direct End User sales
  • Your role will be very much geared around new business with existing relationships where you inherit around $10m worth of existing business to manage, grow and develop
  • Your role will be responsible for managing, nurturing, and developing existing relationships whilst developing new customers. Although an account management role, there will be a large emphasis on new business development, therefore, important you demonstrate new business hunter instincts
  • Selling to End Users and OEM’s within Pharmaceutical, Power, Industrial Power, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Microelectronics Manufacturing, Food, Beverage, RO (Reverse Osmosis) and General Engineering type businesses
  • You will be responsible for the entire sales process from sales pipelining, attendance of tradeshows, client presentations & demonstrations, lead generation, sales opportunity evaluation, negotiation, customer procurement and closing sales
  • Alongside this, you will obtain RFQ’s and work with your internal technical support teams who will provide you with costed quotes for you to submit and follow up
  • The Russian power market is a key target market for my client so any exposure selling into this sector will be highly desirable


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



  • An experienced Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Export Sales Manager, Sales Manager, International or Sales Manager type background
  • A proven track record in new business growth within their respective markets
  • Applicants with the following expertise will be highly desirable – Water, Wastewater, Municipal, Industrial Water, Industrial Process, Rotating Equipment, Pumps, Valves, Filtrations or any other liquid or gas process background
  • A suitable engineering qualification is preferred
  • Based in the UK or Eastern Europe – You must be willing to travel extensively across your territory


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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