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Role Summary: The Sr. Sales Director demonstrates accountability for functional, business and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall business strategy.
Within a geographic area responsible for selling product(s), services, parts, solutions, or projects.
Develops vision important market on the level of a product line with a long term perspective.
Leads business development planning processes for this market.
Complex products and systems requiring technical knowledge and knowledge of the environment where the products or systems will be used.
Products and systems are client specific and require customization. Coordinates sales teams involving engineering, legal, risk, finance etc.
Department is involved in medium-large sales.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Aerospace or Manufacturing / Engineering or equivalent knowledge & experience.
Proven years of sales, marketing and business development experience in the Aerospace Industry
Experience and Knowledge of Mechanical Systems
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and an integrative team working style
In-depth knowledge of the industrial applications for product lines and markets
Master's degree in Business Administration is preferred or equivalent knowledge & experience
Prior commercial sales experience in closing large and complex contractual agreements is preferred.
Strategic Leadership - Creating and achieving a desired future state (vision) through influence on company values, individual and group goals, reinforcements and systems. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Analysis/Problem Assessment - Securing relevant information and identifying key issues and relationships from a knowledge base, relating and comparing data from different sources. Identify customer financial drivers / needs
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