Sales Director

What follows below is one of the most exciting and refreshing opportunities within automotive OEM first-tier component sales based in the UK today. 

The Company

This started with the sole intention to create and deliver new innovative intellectual property and manufacturing techniques to produce the highest-performing quality automotive components through the latest scientific research and development. This business is at the leading edge of their field worldwide and beginning to make serious waves across the sector with a number of OEMs, providing a superior product (performance and price) to the current dominant player in this space. Clearly something OEMs are welcoming with open arms.

The Opportunity

 A highly commercial/technically aware Sales Director position with the chance to join “in at the ground floor” of a rapidly growing business and become a fundamental part of this business. Reporting to the CEO, supporting the board with both day to day and strategic decision making to make this a truly world-leading Tier 1 supplier.

 With the business having already established an exciting pipeline of global automotive OEMs, it now requires someone with industry/technical knowledge, an established network, and expertise to take them to the next level.

The Person

 This is an exceptional position and requires an exceptional talent; more than just your average Sales Manager/Director.

  •  Knowledge - a highly-developed background and understanding of the UK automotive engineering sector, preferably within a Tier 1 component supplier business

  • Commerciality - someone with more than just the ability to sell but create and negotiate the commercial opportunity to expand revenue

  • Passion - a genuine and sincere excitement about automotive engineering, someone who keeps abreast of market trends with the ability to analyze and act on such changes

  • Commitment - the drive to push things forward and deliver continued growth and exceptional results

  • Leadership - taking complete ownership and responsibility for the role and the day-to-day running of the entire sales operations

  • Humility - ability to put the business first and work in unison with internal/external stakeholders and other senior members for the good of the company

The Reward

On offer is the unique chance to join what is sure to be one of the leading players in the automotive components sector. A highly competitive remuneration and benefits package, including LTIP, coupled with significant career growth and skill expansion opportunities make this really one not to be missed…!

Matthew Rolfe

Candidate Manager

mrolfe@haigand.co 

0121 796 0150 (707)

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