Area Sales Manager- Commercial Building Services (Midlands/South)

Application Deadline: 

Leighton Buzzard, GB, LU7 4TL

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  37
Employment Type:  Regular

Area Sales Manager- Commercial Building Services  


Grundfos UK are looking for an Area Sales Manager to join our Commercial Building Services team. This role will be responsible for customer accounts in the Midlands and South of the UK (Buckinghamshire, Hampshire & Dorset).  


The Job 

The principal function of the role is to secure profitable business for Grundfos Pumps Ltd, in order to achieve or ideally exceed defined sales targets, within the cost budget. The ideal candidate would have a target-driven mindset, a passion for sales and the ability to influence and engage with various stakeholders both internal and external. 


Duties of this role include: 

  • Secure incremental sales across the complete Grundfos product portfolio. 

  • To secure profitable business via distribution, contractors and consultants. Maintain an accurate CRM database to support sales and full customer maintenance.           

  • Play a key role in the CBS Business unit, having specific commercial and technical knowledge to support the business and market needs in this sector. 

  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and quickly resolve customer queries. This includes our company code of conduct and Values. 

  • Record all activities relating to Customer Relationship Management in line with company procedure using our CRM package. 

  • Execution of marketing and sales strategies using specific and focussed promotional campaigns and incentives. 

  • Monitor product sales, customer sales reports and other KPI’s to ensure we are on track to deliver our targets, and take corrective actions as required in a timely manner. 

  • Identification and development of new business opportunities. 

  • Be a competent presenter, having the ability to construct and deliver PowerPoint presentations to support our sales efforts. 

  • Management and maintenance of pricing support mechanisms used across the business. 

  • To maintain customer relationship, out of hours work/entertaining/travel will be required 


Could this be you? 

Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in the commercial building services market. Specifically working with installer, distribution and consultants. Pump knowledge is not essential but would be a beneficial. 

The ideal candidate needs to have the ability to work in a demanding and ever-changing environment where meeting time deadlines and targets are a key focus. In order to succeed in the role, you should be a self-starter with a proactive and courageous approach, able to work on own initiative with above-average commitment and drive. 


Other role characteristics include: 

  • Ability to build and grow existing and new relationships with internal and external teams as well as key contractors, distributors and consultants. 

  • Ability to communicate at all levels 

  • Effective planning and reporting in line with company policy. 

  • Understand the markets we sell into and work in the relevant and appropriate ways to maximize sales. 

  • Participate in ad hoc tasks as defined by your line manager and/or functional manager. 

  • Educated to a suitable level & ideally with a proven sales track record 

  • A high degree of commercial business acumen and strategic awareness 

  • Confident and articulate with excellent communication skills 

  • Excellent negotiation skills 



Who are Grundfos Pumps?  

Grundfos Pumps Ltd are a UK leader in the supply and service of pumps and pump systems for domestic and commercial building services, and process industry applications, as well as being a major supplier to the water supply and treatment industries.  We are part of the Grundfos Group that employ 19,000 people in sales and production roles in 80 companies worldwide. 



What can we offer you?  

  • Flexible working 

  • Access to training and opportunities for individual development 

  • Access to health and wellbeing initiatives 

  • Company car 

  • Laptop, phone, credit card, fuel card 

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays  

  • Annual bonus scheme  

  • Flexible benefits 



We look forward to hearing from you. 


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About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

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If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.