Business Manager, Witherleys (Ref: 9955)

We have an exciting opportunity for a business focused and sales driven manager to lead an important sales territory as well as contribute to the commercial direction of the wider business. As a proven relationship builder, you will raise the business profile, bring on board new and loyal customers, contribute to the wider sales team, whilst achieving some challenging targets.

First established in 1973 and part of the Aggregate Industries family since 2004, Witherley are a major premium supplier of aggregate, recycling, waste management and logistics solutions. Witherley business prides itself on delivering an unparalleled level of customer service through the expertise of their people and their commitment to building sustainable long term relationships throughout the supply chain.

About the role

Reporting directly to the Witherley Services General Manager, you will be responsible for an annual turnover in excess of £1.1m. You will have strong commercial acumen with a proven track record of delivering year on year growth and continuous improvement in your respective field.  Key elements of your role will include:

  • Actively winning new business, generating and following up on business leads, as well as reviewing dormant/prospect opportunities.

  • Developing and maintaining trading relationships with suppliers to maximise competitiveness on a sustained basis.

  • Developing and maintaining an in-depth knowledge and understanding of current and future product ranges, to enable proactive cross promotion to customers as appropriate.

  • Developing and maintaining a sales plan for the designated territory/market sector, which includes identifying and securing targeted opportunities within the territory.

  • Maintaining an understanding of your strategic direction, producing accurate ongoing forecasts and pipelines, as well as an understanding of competitor activity.

  • Implementing sales and marketing campaigns 

  • Completing necessary administration to ensure the customer records system is accurately maintained.

  • Operating in line with Health and Safety Procedures, AI's Brand Values, Competition Law Compliance  and other business processes and procedures.

 

What will you bring?

  • Proven track record delivering sales targets and offering value added solutions

  • Ability to develop strong and sustainable customer, supplier and colleague relationships, 

  • Detail and results oriented with strong personal values to succeed

  • Pragmatic approach with ability to write business reports and presentations 

  • Highly organised with demonstrable planning and delivery capabilities

  • IT literate 

  • Strategic, budgetary and financial knowledge

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

 


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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.