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General Manager - Partitioning Systems - £50k to £60k - Oxfordshire. A leading UK manufacturer and world supplier of internal office relocatable partitioning and demountable partitions require a dynamic sales orientated General Manager. The successful candidate will have a proven sales track record within the partitioning industry and will have the ambition and enthusiasm to expand the business considerably over the next few years.

About the Client:

My client are a leading UK manufacturer and world supplier of internal office relocatable partitioning and demountable partitions. Over the last few years they have moved into supply and fit and are keen to grow both supply and fit and supply only divisions considerably over the next 3-5 years. Based in Oxfordshire, my client have Nationwide coverage of established and notable Contractors and End Users.

About the Role:

  • A key role in growing both the supply and fit and supply only sides of the business
  • Current turnover stands at £2m and the successful candidate will have complete autonomy not ignoring the support from the Managing Director in growing the business regionally with no specific restrictions
  • Establish new industry relationships whilst maintaining the strong relationships with the current 25 or so clients they work with on a repeat basis
  • Visit project sites, work with contractors, manage project requirements, responsibilities and timelines
  • Have full ownership of the construction project process, dealing with client requirements, design, tendering, procurement, manufacture, installation and project deliverance

About the Candidate:

  • 10 years’ experience in the office interiors industry; partitions industry experience preferred
  • Strong network of established industry relationships; established network of contractor relationships is highly preferred
  • Significant experience with visiting project sites, working with contractors, and managing project requirements, responsibilities and timelines
  • Thorough understanding of the construction project process, from client requirements, through design, tender, procurement, manufacture, installation and project deliverance
  • Ability to produce Risk and Method Statements, understand COSHH and PPE requirements associated with interior products; candidate will have strong familiarity with the tender process, including the use of Bill of Quantities. Capability with Excel and other software is required
  • Ability to think creatively and critically about product lines in relation to client needs; experience of conceiving and delivering new product lines preferred
  • Preferred candidate will have existing relationships within the industry, and the ability to drive growth forward with a strong networking ability
  • Proven track record of sales performance, with a history of new customer acquisition and existing customer growth
  • Ability to think creatively and critically about product lines in relation to client needs; experience of conceiving and delivering new product lines preferred

Points of Appeal:

  • The opportunity to grow the business from its current turnover of £2m with no restrictions on how much the company can grow
  • Competitive salary in line with industry level plus a performance related bonus structure around a percentage of net profit. My client is open to a discussion around other related bonus structures
  • Stable company with fantastic relationships formed for well over 30 years
  • Close knit team from MD/Owner down to site staff

Contact:

If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Luke Kelly on 020 3640 8989 or email ints@humres.co.uk