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Commercial Director

Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
£75,000 to £100,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Commercial Director Buckinghamshire £75,000 - £100,000 per annum + Benefits (Listed below) Permanent position Benefits include: Company car or car allowance of £6660 Employer Contributory Matching Pension Scheme of 6% Life assurance Private Medical Insurance after successful completion of probation Hybrid working of 4 days in the office and 1 day remote Contracted working hours of 37 per week: 8.00am - 5.00pm (Monday to Thursday) & 8.00am to 1.00pm Friday A successful Global First Tier Automotive Manufacturing business based in Buckinghamshire are currently looking for a dynamic and capable Commercial Director to join their Senior Management team on a permanent contract. Key responsibilities include: Exploring and developing opportunities for new and additional business from Automotive OEM customers for the UK, Germany, and China. Responsible for maintaining the customer base and exploring new opportunities to grow the business with them Produce business specification documents, identifying risks and gaps, and resolving commercial issues. Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships internally and externally Achieve sales / profitability targets and overall financial objectives for commercially related accounts Build and leverage strong relationships with key central customer contacts and act as the lead for strategic negotiations Prepare plans, budgets and progress reports Support meetings and visits at all levels regularly to ensure uniformity of communication with the customers Develop goals, objectives and priorities and assign to the team Keep up to date with current market and industry trends, competitors and customer strategies Identify unexpressed customer requirements, potential products and / or services to meet those needs Resolve and manage difficult situations with customers Qualifications & Experience required: You will ideally be Degree educated within a Business-related subject Be fluent in the German language Possess solid automotive commercial and sales experience in a Tier 1 or OEM environment Hold a proven track record in developing and maintaining relationships with OEM customers Have excellent selling, negotiation and communication skills Have excellent Financial Management Skills Computer literate in Microsoft Office programmes Be a clear and confident communicator Ability to work calmly under pressure If you are a fluent German speaker, with experience in working within a Senior Commercial position in the Automotive Manufacturing sector, and would like to work for a leading Global Manufacturer of high-technology parts used by some of the World's most prestigious and desired car companies, then please apply with your up to date CV / Resume
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  • Job Reference: 701356752-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Black Cat Recruitment Ltd
    Black Cat Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £75,000 to £100,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Car & Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent