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Global Divisional Sales Director

Yorkshire and the Humber

  • Reference: 383812
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £90K + benefits
  • Location: North Yorkshire

The Opportunity:

Nigel Wright Recruitment has been appointed as the retained partner to a key client in the the engineering sector to recruit a Global Divisional Sales Director.  The role will have responsibility for a globally based team operating in a fast, paced high volume, high margin, high growth environment with continuous innovation and regular new product introductions.

The Role:

You will be responsible for leading the global sales team and driving year on year growth across both direct to OEM and distribution channels.  You will also lead the North Yorkshire based internal sales function and engage regularly with the product management and engineering functions.

The position will involve regular worldwide travel and customer interaction.  In addition to the people leadership and development responsibility, the role will hold key account management responsibility for top line relationships with global strategic accounts.

When in the UK there will be a requirement to be based predominantly at the North Yorkshire HQ, so for non-commutable applicants there would be a requirement for a full relocation.

Person Specification:

  • A proven track record of leading a globally based sales team, ideally with £25m+ P + L responsibility
  • A charismatic and inspiring personality with the ability to gain credibility quickly with peers, reports and the board.
  • Experience of sales both direct to OEMs and through distribution channels globally.
  • Ideally degree qualified in a technical / engineering discipline.
  • The ability to engage with internal and customer engineering functions regarding technical product specifications and requirements.
  • Experience within a high volume, high margin, high growth organisation would be advantageous.

Please apply online or contact chris.kent@nigelwright.com for further information.  Please note that Nigel Wright Recruitment is retained on this vacancy, so any direct applicants or third-party CV submissions will be forwarded for consideration as part of our process.


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