Sales Manager

  • Category: Sales & Marketing
  • Location: Runcorn, GB

Sales Manager (London and South East Region)

We are going through an exciting period of growth and onboarding of a Sales Manager for the London & South East Region to increase our footprint in the UK Wholesale Cable market.

Working together with the Head of Sales, you will be responsible for developing new customer relationships, whilst maintaining existing ones by providing first class service.

We are looking for a creative, motivated and organised individual to be part of our team and our next #NKTconnector to assist and drive the growth in sales and market share across this region.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Boost sales of existing products and market share growth.
  • Launch products into a crowded market, with the aim to become a significant partner.
  • Develop new customer relationships for the business as well as maintaining existing ones.
  • Work closely with wider sales team for cross-selling opportunities.
  • Daily customer contact and visits.
  • Coordinate customer meetings, along with internal reporting and follow ups.
  • Comprehensive cross-functional involvement e.g. manufacturing, forecasting and market insights.
  • Engage with consultants and engineers to ensure NKT products are considered for installation on projects.

Additionally you will also need to:

  • Increase sales in % and £ margin within region.
  • Sell multiple products to existing and new customers.
  • Assist the Head of Sales to implement detailed and effective sales plans to facilitate penetration with existing and new customers.
  • Maximise sales and new opportunities based on market data and in line with current and up to date sales practices.
  • Have proven time management skills to prioritise large regions and diverse clients.
  • Provide reports on sales activity, forecasting and performance.
  • Keep up to date with the current market and competitors in your region and the industry.
  • Be available to attend industry events and trade shows.

This role will suit a person who has a committed approach, is creative and innovative, and motivated by the prospect of being a member of a sales team influencing the growth of our business. As a Sales Manager, the ideal candidate for this role we be someone who is based within the M25 area with previous experience within a commercial environment of no less than 1 year.

What you will bring:

An existing network and or understanding of the UK Electrical Wholesale market is desirable but not essential, together with a background in electrical cables and or products that relate to cables & accessories would be advantageous but not essential, other product lines sold into these sectors will also be considered.

Previous experience in a Sales team with a proven history of solid results is essential. Plan and prepare customer visits and a full clean dirvers licesne is essential.

All the relevant tools required to perform your tasks will be provided, and in return you can expect to receive market related benefits.

Join us whilst “We connect a greener world!” NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable quality work, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. Please apply via our website by latest 26th July 2024. Personality and adaptive tests may be included in the recruitment process together with DBS (for specific roles) & reference checks. If you have any questions regarding the position or the recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact The HR Manager (UK), Emma Wilson via email: and or The Recruiting Manager, Head of Sales, Andrew Burnage via email: andrew.burnage@nkt.comPlease note due to the GDPR regulations we are unable to accept any applications via e-mail.

About NKT
Offers a broad range of building wire, low- and medium-voltage power cable supporting both safety in the building sector and the European energy transition. NKT markets high-quality products exceeding high customer expectations and has developed ergonomic solutions that are easy to install. Here, you will join a diverse and international organization operating from five main production sites with strong market positions across Europe driven by customer centricity and a growth focus. 

At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world.

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