Area Sales Manager


Area Sales Manager

Delabie are Europe’s leading manufacturer of washroom equipment for public places, specialising in water saving, hygiene and environments where intensive usage is normal.

You must have some external sales experience, and we welcome people from any industry. Stability is also important to us as we are building a team for the future.

We are looking for talented individuals who are seeking a long term stable and secure career, with plenty of opportunity to grow and develop.

The Role

As Area Sales Manager you will have responsibility to develop and manage a range of customer types in your defined geographical area. The ASM follows projects from conception to completion, expected to visit all stakeholders from client and architect/specifier at the early design stages through to merchants and installers toward the end of the process.

The Delabie ASM has a structured week, Monday is a ‘phoning day’ from your home office booking meetings, and following up with projects and customers. Tuesday – Friday is field-based visiting clients (20/week) and presenting technical solutions. Meetings will vary from brief interaction in merchant branches over the counter, to detailed design and specification meetings with professional specifiers and end users.

In your first year Delabie will teach you how to manage your time and structure your week to help you become a complete sales professional. Delabie provide 4 weeks of organisation, sales and technical product training, this is staggered throughout your first year to ensure that the ‘real-life’ application is fully understood.

Reporting to the Sales Director you will have active help and support in the UK and will be accompanied in the field on a regular basis.

Candidate Profile

- External sales experience
- Ability to listen and understand on a technical level
- Good organisational skills
- Self-motivated
- Positive and Energetic
- Excellent Telephone Manner
- Stable
- Must be based on patch (except for London roles)
- Full UK Driving Licence
- Passport (some of our technical / product training is done at Delabie Head Office in France)

Company Profile

Delabie is an independent family owned business with 90 years of heritage, based in France. Delabie are Europe’s leading manufacturer of water controls (such as taps and showers) for public places, specialising in water saving, hygiene and environments where intensive usage is normal.

Delabie continue to grow, typically double digit growth year on year, and have ambitious plans to become market leader in the UK.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly expanding team in the UK, with the backup and support of a family run and globally renowned brand.

Areas available

1. South West: SA / CF / NP / BS / BA / TA / EX / TQ / PL / TR
2. North London: WD / EN / UB / HA / NW / N / E / IG
3. South East: RM / SE / CR / BR / DA / ME / CT / TN
4. West Midlands: B / ST / TF / WV / WS / DY / WR / GL / HR / LD
5. East Anglia: LN / PE / NR / CB / IP / CM / CO / SS