Sales Manager - EMEA

Location Leicester
Job Type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 65000 per year expensed company car or a cash car allowance + expensed international travel + company credit card +
Contact Ajay Bhella
Call 07827 918 324
Reference 12092010

Sales Manager – EMEA


  • £50,000 - £65,000 basic
  • Expensed company car or a cash car allowance
  • Expensed international travel
  • Company credit card
  • Company bonus – 20% of basic salary (uncapped)
  • 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: The ideal applicant will be based in either the United Kingdom, France, Germany or Netherlands


Territory: EMEA with 50% overseas travel expected


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 strategic Sales Manager with a track record in business development across the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Hygienic (Personal Care) market sector. You will have full autonomy to drive new business sales across your vertical sector by working with OEM’s, integrators and the Regional Sales Teams to promote your business.


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 email Ajay Bhella a copy of  your CV and contact number to


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



  • Increase and drive new business sales across the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Hygienic (Personal Care) vertical
  • A key objective will be to work with the OEM’s, Systems Integrators and Channel Partners to win sales and to work with the regional sales teams to secure new business wins
  • Identification, screening and set up of sales channels via resellers, and system integrators
  • Develop lead generation plans and pipeline that deliver new business
  • Plan and conduct complex negotiations with new customers
  • Responsible for meeting assigned targets for profitable sales volume and objectives in assigned vertical areas including product specialists, and/or geography
  • Responsible for accurately forecast sales by month, quarter and annual. Tracks progress against targets on an ongoing basis and take necessary action to refocus efforts if targets are not being met
  • Responsible for proactively assessing, clarifying, and validating customer needs, identifying sales opportunities within prospective organisations through a deep knowledge of the customer’s goals from a range of stakeholder perspectives
  • Market segmentation and strategic market mapping including marketing initiatives
  • Building an effective sales & marketing strategy to promote the business across EMEA


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



  • An experienced 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 - Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Hygienic (Personal Care) is a must
  • 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 United Kingdom, France, Germany or Netherlands – You must be willing to travel extensively across your territory


How to apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to


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