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Sales Manager MOD

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: Very competitive package - Depending on experience per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Function: Sales and business development
  • Contact: Fraser Nibbs
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07947 342669
  • Expiry Date: 03 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 60158

The company are a manufacturer of advanced thermal detection and night vision equipment for the defence, security, safety and construction sectors. Due to winning new contracts and expansion plans, they are looking to recruit an experienced Sales Manager with a good understanding of the defence sector and the armed forces.

The Sales Manager duties will include:

  • Maximising sales revenue in existing markets covering the UK and the Middle East
  • Expanding sales into new markets and countries, in addition to researching trends to develop accurate sales projections
  • Developing, managing, and growing professional relationships within targeted distributors, contractors, engineering firms, OEMs and government agencies
  • Working on multi-entity and/or international projects and contributing to the ongoing success and growth of the business
  • Identifying new customers and channel partners for sale and promotion of systems into the defence, security and government markets
  • Supporting marketing plans with in-country promotional activities including, but not limited to, trade shows and exhibitions, field trials and customer visits.

The Sales Manager will have the following experience:

  • Deep understanding of B2B defence and security customers within the UK
  • Proven track record of success in B2B defence and security business development
  • Able to demonstrate experience of success in fostering trust and building relationships at all levels within an organisation
  • Exceptional collaboration and influencing skills
  • Ability to work successfully across a complex, highly matrixed environment
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Previous experience including recruiting and managing agents/distributors
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Ideally educated to at least degree level
  • Ability to work in the UK and to obtain UK security clearance
  • Full product training will be provided.

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.