Head of Product Sales

Location: Greenford, Middlesex Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

Head of Product Sales required for one of world's leading and most successful defence companies, based in Greenford. My best client is looking for someone who has a proven record in sales, marketing and business development in a commercial / defence sector.

This is a fantastic permanent opportunity for an established and professional Sales Manager, to work for a globally recognised company within defence / engineering.

The succesful candidate for this Head of Product Sales position will work on information assurance and communications systems projects, being responsible for large scale order intake, and managing a small sales team.

Candidates for this Head of Product Sales opportunity must be eligible for SC level Security Clearance.

Benefits package for position:

  • Car allowance
  • Bonus
  • Matched 5% pension
  • 25 days' holiday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Dental insurance
  • Critical illness cover

Key responsibilities for Head of Product Sales:

  • Identify, qualify and secure product sales opportunities in IA target markets
  • Provide leadership for product sales team; in particular provide line management and development to the products sales team
  • Ensure that the order coverage & revenues from product support renewals are maximised and timely
  • Establish strong relationships with key influencers in major current and potential customers for product sales
  • Maintain close relationships with the business' channel partners and other routes to market to maximise revenue
  • Provide accurate reporting information for the product sales
  • Contribute to Product Roadmaps & Investment Business Cases, providing accurate and complete market intelligence that enables the business to make investment decisions

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • A proven track record in sales, marketing and business development contributing to significant business growth in government and commercial sectors, both UK and export
  • Extensive sales experience, both direct and indirect, in relevant market sectors
  • Experience of managing a sales team to exceed order intake targets
  • Experience of communications systems and information assurance desirable or a keenness and ability to learn quickly
  • Proven and successful background in business development with clear ability to lead a team to deliver strategic growth.
  • In depth knowledge of current and potential future markets

Head of Product Sales must be eligible for Security Clearance.

To apply for this exciting permanent opportunity please press apply now.

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