Assistant Sales Manager Jobs In Portsmouth

  • Permanent
  • Portsmouth
  • Salary: £29000.00

Assistant Sales Manager Jobs In Portsmouth
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Job Description: Assistant General Manager – Capable & Inspirational
Have you got the confidence, mettle & skills to manage our company? - If so, read on
My client are a leading specialist of heating products. We have an exciting “newly created” opportunity for a dynamic Assistant General Manager. Using your exceptional leadership skills & personal drive to develop a rewarding career within our thriving & growing business
As Assistant General Manager you will use your natural ability to lead the team & manage team performance to achieve targets whilst continually delivering high levels of customer focus & service.
With a growth target of 24% for 2017. This already successful company is very much on-track to carve itself a larger slice of the pie! We care about our people – our business is filled with happy, productive people, with regular one to one staff meetings to help you grow & to ensure the very best results as a company. We are proud to support the Living Wage Foundation & all employees are paid at least 15% above the governments "living wage" pay rate, as well as being offered a company pension. We are only looking for permanent staff to join us with a view to long term employment with the company.

• Are you a great role model, with a "can do" attitude & positive, professional approach
• Are you confident, capable & ambitious
• Can you manage, inspire, coach & motivate
• Are you capable of running the business to same standard as the GM, in their absence.

If you answer yes to the above then this is a fantastic opportunity & we want to hear from you
Responsibilities:
• Promote teamwork with-in all departments
• Motivating & drive sales, while Promoting a high-performance sales culture
• Day to day management for the following departments, sales, customer service, finance, stock control & company projects
• Communicate effectively & appropriately to all departments to ensure full team awareness & enthusiasm
• Deal with challenging customers that require a higher management decision, ensuring the customer is dealt with efficiently, delicately whilst ensuring a positive outcome for the business
• Ensure & manage all training & coaching for new staff members
• Liaise with vendors to ensure high grade of service
• Review & action daily system reports
• Chair department meetings
Essentials Skills & Experience:
• Flexible demeanour & very approachable
• Strong sales & customer service skills
• Understanding of Finance arena
• Understanding of stock control
• Excellent time management – Especially with delegated tasks & projects
• Technically minded & able to relate to mechanics of our products
• Excellent using Spreadsheets, Formulas & CSV files
• In-House computer systems – (SAP Business 1 would be a benefit)
Desirable Skills & Experience:
• HR skills, including discipline
• Understanding of H&S




Benefits:
• (£24,500 To £29,000) P.A. (Depending on experience)
• Pension plan.
• Ongoing training, development & support.
• Long term opportunities & development.
• Supportive management & colleagues.
• Rewards, incentives & recognition.
• Fun, social, vibrant team environment.
• Free car parking.
• Free tea & coffee.
• Clean, efficient & modern working environment.
• Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
• Holidays: 28 days (includes bank holidays)

Before applying, ensure your CV is up to date, accurate and is of the highest quality. You will need to be very familiar with your CV & expect to be challenged on its content during the interview process.

Interviews will be held over a two stages process, with the initial interview being a group interview, where you will need to stand out against the other candidates
Job Reference: CCO654