Division Sales Manager - Life Safety (690)

Our client, a full-service solutions company, providing product and service expertise to regional, national and international customers is continuing to grow. They are seeking a Division Sales Manager to join their team based in Dartmouth, NS and be responsible for leading business development and sales in throughout Atlantic Canada.

About the Role:

Reporting directly to the VP/ COO and working as a peer with other Division Sales Managers, you will oversee the divisions Atlantic sales team (Inside/Outside) and lead all strategic business development initiatives. The Division Sales Manager will work closely with the leadership team on strategies to expand the current business portfolio. As a strong mentor and coach, you will champion the continuous development of a skilled sales team. Proven experience leading a high performing sales team focusing on new business development and strategic account growth will provide the Division Sales Manager the right balance of skills to be well positioned in an ever-changing competitive landscape.

Requirements:

As the ideal candidate, you possess a degree or diploma in Business/Management/Administration or related field, some formal training in fire protection and life safety systems and 2- 5 years' experience in a sales leadership role. With a track record of success, strong business acumen and an unwavering commitment to excellence, you possess the ability to inspire and motivate a team of professionals to work toward a common goal. You deliver results and outstanding customer service. Having a strong understanding and experience in developing underdeveloped markets you will keenly focus your team on new business development. This is an opportunity with considerable potential for further growth.

Responsibilities:

Plans, directs and coordinates the efforts of the division's sales organization toward the accomplishment of business objectives, as well as obtain maximum sales volume and develop future business from all markets for the company's products and services

Develops objectives, policies and programs for sales activities

Establishes and maintains senior management level contacts with existing and potential key customers

Establishes, assigns and continuously measures objectives for his/her Direct Reports; Implements and fosters a professional environment to contribute to a positive work culture for employees and customers alike

Forecasts, tracts and manages the yearly revenue, margins and expense budgets

Is able to travel as required

Understands and lives by the company's ethic and business conduct policies

Accountable for achievement of yearly division business plan

Additional Qualifications:

Relevant product and industry knowledge, preferably with fire and life safety products and systems

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Experienced user of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and CRM tools

Valid Driver's License; Passport; Up to date criminal records check

This company offers a competitive total compensation and benefits package. If you are excited by the opportunity to work for a highly successful company, please apply directly online.

Michelle Flynn | Senior Recruiter/ HR Consultant | michelle@jumpcareers.ca
Jump Recruitment Specialists| www.jumpcareers.ca | 709-576-0980

We embrace diversity. Individuals that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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