Water Treatment Sales / Contract Manager

Posted about 2 years ago
Location Scotland
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30-40K
Sector Consultancy, Engineering, EIA, Utilities
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Thursday, 20 August 2015
Our client is a leading  water and waste water companies, with specialist products, services and expertise available across the entire water cycle. The company are now recruiting for a Water Treatment Sales and Contracts Manager to join the Industrial division of the business. You will be the face of the company, representing them at some of the UK's most well-known and prestigious sites and developing and managing a client portfolio.  You will be responsible for both operations and sales within your geographic area. Your duties will include taking water samples, analysing results, feeding back to the customer and assisting them in any area they require.  You will also be responsible for ensuring the highest possible levels of retention, optimising growth opportunities and increasing new customer sales. This will involve writing and submitting tenders and providing effective sales pitches. The role will also involve maintaining accurate records of all sales activities using the Company's CRM system. Experience of working in a sales role within the water industry is essential and proven success of selling process water and waste water treatment solutions, including water treatment chemicals, legionella compliance, boiler and cooling water testing and biological effluent treatment would be desirable. A background in chemistry would also be advantageous; however it is not essential for the right candidate as full training will be provided.   The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide excellent customer service, have a strong technical understanding and will hold a valid UK driving licence.  The company place great importance and pride in their management of health and safety and their Contract Managers must always have this at the forefront of their mind.   The client is looking for someone with a good technical understanding and knowledge of steam boilers, cooling towers and closed systems and who has excellent communication, organisation and time management skills. Good business and commercial awareness, as well as the ability to work well in a team, is also essential.  This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious person who aspires to develop their career, positioning themselves for future progression within this growing company. In return, the company offer a flexible and dynamic working environment and the opportunity to work for one of the country's most innovative and fastest growing companies..