Technical Sales Manager (Chemicals)

CPA Recruitment
London (Central), London (Greater)
£30K-£60K (according to experience)
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
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Job Details

The business is a global supplier of ingredients to the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.  They have an impeccable reputation and are proud of what they achieve.  They are looking for a chemical sales manager, with an in-depth knowledge of import, export and shipping, who has an enthusiastic attitude to life and strives to be the best.

Key Accountabilities
The Senior Sales Account Manager is responsible for the sale of industrial chemicals.  The role will be located within the London office working with diverse range of customers globally.
Developing new relationships with customers, whilst maintaining current ones and ensuring that global clients' needs are met.  Communicating with in-house operations and back office teams.  Keeping up to date with the market and conducting regular price analysis on the global markets.  Prospecting for new customers, identifying new and profitable business opportunities. Knowledge of and experience with import/export, shipping and freight.  Targets will be set based on sales growth and achieving the figures outlined within the budgets.

Person specification
•    Experience of working within a trading or sales role
•    A proven successful track record in technical sales, business development and account management
•    An exceptional relationship builder 
•    Good understanding of operations within a trading company ensuring all documents and orders executed effectively
•    Complete understanding of and experience with all INCO terms 
•    Excellent organisational and communication skills 
•    Highly motivated to succeed, self-disciplined and results focused
•    Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
•    Experience of pricing and negotiation
•    First-rate business and industry acumen, with a commitment to providing the best customer service and meticulous attention to detail
•    Understanding of quality and technical standards
•    Fluent in English 
•    Excellent presentation skills, with proven networking ability
•    Problem solving, adaptable and able to sell into a diverse customer base
•    Time management, organisational and multi-tasking skills
•    A science or numerate degree would be advantageous but is not essential
•    Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced industry
•    This is an office based role, with the majority of clients and suppliers based overseas, so some flexibility to travel as required

Ref Code: FMW40197

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention Lisa Fox.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE

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