Head of Sales

Manchester Permanent £70,000 - £75,000 per year
  • Great company - established and growing
  • Multi channel route to market - technical sales - solutions

About Our Client

This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated sales professional to take their career to new heights with a leading player in the transportation technology industry. If you are passionate about driving growth and innovation in the Rail and Bus sectors, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our dynamic team and be part of our exciting journey

Job Description

As the Head of Sales for the Rail and Bus industries, you will be responsible for leading a small team and managing sales activities related to our vehicle electronic systems. Your primary focus will be on developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including OEMs, direct end-users, and channel partners. You will work closely with design specifications on mechatronic components such as lighting, switches, buttons, harnesses, etc., ensuring that our products meet the unique needs of our clients in this sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and motivate a small sales team to achieve sales targets and objectives.
  • Develop and execute sales strategies to penetrate the Rail and Bus industries and expand market share.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key decision-makers at OEMs, direct end-users, and channel partners.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including design and engineering, to ensure alignment between customer requirements and product development.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, competitor activities, and market developments to identify opportunities for growth and innovation.

Prepare and present sales forecasts, reports, and presentations to senior management

The Successful Applicant

The Head of Sales will have:

  • Proven track record of success in sales, particularly in the Rail & Bus/transportation sector.
  • Experience managing a sales team and driving results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong technical aptitude with the ability to understand and communicate complex product specifications.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or related field preferred.

What's on Offer

Flexible on location but the ideal will be Northwest.

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement savings plans.
Robert Gilmore
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+44 121 230 9356

Job summary

Job function
Technical / Industrial
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Robert Gilmore
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9356
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