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Trade Manager-Plumbing and Heating Merchant

Permanent  for Support Services Group in Chigwell

Trade Managerrequired for a well -established company who supply plumbing, heating and building materials to the trade.

You must have good knowledge of the industry and ideally contacts in the trade industry.

You will be managing a small team overseeing sales and the smooth running of the trade counter.

The role will involve calling on regular spending accounts, re-contacting and activating dormant accounts and cold calling potential new customers.

To increase the turnover and profit of the branch through the development of both existing and new business.

Sales Quotations & Sales Orders; Working closely with customer base ensuring orders were completed accurately and to a high standard.

Provide customers with excellent customer service and be willing to go the extra mile to locate what the customer requires.

Excellent communication skills are essential and you must have plenty of energy and drive.

You must have a full clean UK driving license and your own transport.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience required:

Strong sales experience

Supervisory/Management experience.

Trade Counter Layout & Displays.

Management skills, including coaching and training of staff.

Strong numeracy, scheduling & organisational skills.

Trade knowledge

Customer Focused

Effective communicator

Good I.T.skills

Contacts in the Trade industry

Customer appeal

Clean/tidy appearance


Flexible attitude

Demonstrates confidence & competency.

Team player


Personal qualities:


Keen to achieve

Seeks opportunities

Drives objectives & manages tasks

Target driven

Competitive salary depending on experience plus bonus, commission and benefits.

Job added on 18-07-2014