Head of Sales

  • Location

    Taunton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Waste Management

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Nixon

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Head of Sales

Waste Management

South West Region/ Taunton

Up to £50,000 + Company Vehicle + Bonus


Our client, a global leader in Environmental Solutions and Waste Management, is currently recruiting for a Head of Sales to join their established sales team covering the South West Region. Working as the Head of Sales, you will responsible for leading, motivating and managing a complex Sales team to support the growth and development of their portfolio of Waste Service contracts across the South West.

Role Responsibilities:

Working as the Head of Sales, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team of Sales Executives and Account Managers to support the sales strategy and sales activity for the South West Region.
  • Ensuring sufficient sales activity, territory coverage and future prospect development to achieve individual and team financial targets.
  • Working alongside the other Head of Sales and Collections teams to create and drive forward a functional sales strategy in line with company aims.
  • Driving team performance against company KPI's for financial, compliance, and development sectors.
  • Maintaining good knowledge of competitor strategy and activity to identify new areas of business growth.
  • Manage new business and retention teams in line with the Sales and Collections strategy.
  • Supporting the day to day sales function, travelling between sites carrying out door to door sales and business development in the field.

Skills & Requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates are expected to have strong sales experience working within the waste management industry, with a track record of successfully building and developing a complex customer portfolio.

Candidates should also have demonstrable experience acting as a senior lead and managing a sales team, focussing on building and driving business strategy at all levels.

Due to the nature of this role, candidates must hold a valid full UK driving licence and be flexible in their working hours and travel.

Salary & Benefits

On offer for this role is the following:

  • Annual Salary up to £50,000
  • Company Vehicle/ Car Allowance
  • Company Bonus Scheme

How to Apply

To apply, please call Gemma Nixon on 02392 222 964 or send a copy of your CV to gnixon@astutetechnical.co.uk.

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