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We are working with a major multi-national packaging company that turnover over €500 million a year, and have a workforce of over 3000 people. The company are a leader in their field and have five production sites across Europe and North America. The client is looking for someone to join their operations in Europe as the Sales Director.

Key Responsibilities:

• Create the sales strategy and update on a regular basis as required. Ensure the strategy is understood and communicated
• Develop the annual sales plan to ensure that this is aligned with the business plan
• Develop annual sales plans by region, product family, item and sales manager.
• Review sales performance on a weekly and monthly basis and implement corrective actions where necessary if performance fails to meet plan
• Provide leadership and coaching to Sales Managers and Account Managers to improve performance
• Ensure that pricing follows pricing strategies to maximize margins but achieve sales growth
• Monitor credit balances and insurance limits, working with the Sales Managers and Finance to ensure risks are balanced but growth is achieved
• Work with Product Management on life cycle management and pricing strategies

You will have:

• Strong leadership skills with the gravitas to lead, support and where necessary direct a team of experienced sales managers
• Experience as a sales director leading a large sales team in a plastics market with geographical responsibility across the EMEA region
• Ideally experienced in the selling of BOPP films
• Otherwise experienced in related plastic markets such as compounding, masterbatches, other film types, raw materials or distribution
• Significant leadership experience managing Sales Managers

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