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International Business Development Manager

Job Title: International Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West
Salary: £30 - £35K + Bonus, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89226
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: CMW.77580.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 19, 2012 18:32

Job Description

This leading Consumer Durables business seeks an International Business Development Manager. You will be responsible for achieving results by management and supporting appointed distributors in the Central European region (covering the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and the Ukraine). You will be accountable for growing sales of B2B products in that region. The role will be based from South West England during your time in the UK. Responsibilities will include: * Delivering sales volume and profit for region * Achieving personal volume target * Business development in the region; acquiring new leads, converting into appointments, converting into sales with the distributor * Working alongside the distributor sales team and equipping them to be effective through training and marketing information * Conducting business reviews by spending time in the markets; including driving the joint business plan, assessing distributor capability and understanding the consumer dynamics of key markets * Assessing opportunities for new distributor relationships and new market opportunities * Communicating annual and monthly targets, results and plans * Tracking distributor performance and measure through suitable KPIs * Monitoring P&L performance To be successful in this role, you must have previous experience of managing international distributors in a sales capacity. This role requires extensive travel and time away from the UK. The business requires someone with strong commercial acumen, an assertive and engaging personality and a sound understanding and experience of developing consumer insight. The ability to speak a relevant Central European language will be beneficial.