Based in London / Holland / Germany
This successful multinational business is looking for a European Head of Sales, to cover Central Europe for Branded and Private Label Socks & Underwear.
Accountable for implementing growth strategy, managing daily operations, sales forecasting, planning and budgeting, and a sales team in Europe. You will be focussed on business development and essentially will have experience and relationships within the socks and/or underwear market.
European Head of Sales - The Job Outline:
- Direct and coordinate the sales activities of the European business including sales, pricing, business dev and distribution of the products.
- Review financial sales, KPI's and operation reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing improvement.
- Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties. Manage personnel recruitment, selection and training.
- Motivate the sales team to achieve the goals, Implement methods for presenting, promoting, and selling products. Establish marketing strategy and tactics, product stores visibility, sales techniques.
- Communicate with Sourcing team, coordinate financial and budget activities to increase efficiency and to ensure quality and delivery on time
- Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with management, corporate officials, and staff members as necessary.
- Plan and direct activities such as sales promotions, coordinating with other department as required.
- Determine products to be sold, and set prices and credit terms, based on customer and company's policies (and approvals)
- Relate and manage customers' needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and solutions, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Negotiations with customers
European Head of Sales – The Job Outline:
- Ideal applicant will have 5 years as a senior sales manager in a similar position with an international remit and exposure to the European market.
- Exposure to branded socks and underwear/private label with customers in UK, Ireland and Central Europe is essential. Good knowledge of the products is an advantage.
- Previous experience in managing and growing a sales volume in excess of $20m.
- Must possess strong forecasting skills and communication skills.
- Business Development oriented – has the ability to drive new business
- Experienced in management, leading employees and processes in an international remit.
- Language skills : fluent in English, French, German or Spanish advantageous
- Frequent international travel
Please apply with your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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£Competitive Salary + Benefits
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