Sales Manager - Construction

by Drake International

Reference #: SALES60203
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 23, 2020
Experience: 5 Years
Education: University Degree
Drake International

Job Description

Drake International has partnered with a construction materials firm here in London to assist with the recruit of their new Sales Manager. As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Sales Manager will report to the Vice President of operations and assume a strategic role as part of the Senior Management Team. Beyond day-to-day sales responsibilities, the Sales Manager is expected to be an advisor and strategic thought partne r for the business, offering analysis, input and recommendations on the strategy and future growth of the company.


Develop & lead sales team
* Maintain a high-functioning sales team
* Evaluate and implement best practices for processes and internal controls
* Develop scalable, reliable processes to support a variety of businesses and ongoing growth
* Foster an environment conducive to high performance, collaboration and engagement
* Lead a team of 5-6 people, 10-13 independent architectural representatives, provide regular feedback and coaching to support performance management and career development

* Create a robust and efficient sales reporting system producing accurate, comprehensive and timely monthly reporting to enable the management team to operate e ffectively
* Provide timely and accurate analyses
* Drive the design and implementation of an effective, dashboard-based Executive Information System (EIS)

Sales Systems
* Help manage relationships with external independent architectural representatives and managing performance against service level agreements in coordination with the internal sales team
* Provide sales leadership in the analysis of sales requirements and sales investment decisions
* Oversee implementation planning and execution of sales projects
* Drive operational efficiency's and data integrity through systems integration and enhancing user knowledge

Forecasting & strategic planning
* Manage processes for sales forecasting, budgets and reporting
* Evaluate and advise on the financial impact of long range plannin g, and the introduction of new programs/strategies
* Prepare detailed sales models/analysis to assist with future growth, acquisition and other management decision making

About You
* Bachelor's or honour's degree in business administration
* At least 5 years progressive experience in managerial roles within the sales industry
* Motivated individual who wants to be part of a dynamic and growing company
* High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
* Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills; ability to challenge the status quo and drive changes in a professional, positive, and collaborative manner
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate and effectively manage across multiple levels and locations
* Strong Microsoft and computer skills
* P reference will be given to candidates with construction industry experience
* Experience in a job shop manufacturing environment will be viewed as a plus
* Willingness to take on additional challenges as the role and organization evolves

Salary + commission plan negotiable based on experience

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Salary: CA$65000 - CA$110000 per year

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