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Senior Regional Sales Manager

At Gilgen, we are passionate about quality and innovation. We believe in people; putting our customers and employees first in everything we do.

As a successful growing business we give our employees the platform to take responsibility and be themselves in an exciting, diverse, market leading arena.

Are you passionate about having ownership and making a difference? Are you eager to learn and grow with the business? Do you think outside of the box and enjoy overcoming challenges with a strong team spirit?

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Regional Sales Manager for the East to join a highly motivated and experienced team to cover industrial and automatic work throughout the East Region (London, Reading, Luton, Guildford, Kent, Watford, Stevenage, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Southend-on-Sea).

The Company:
Gilgen Door Systems, a member of Nabtesco Group in Japan, is renowned for its innovative door drive systems and overall solutions for use in-door, gate and folding-wall systems. Our employees are at the centre of our operations and our values run through the company in everything we do: We believe in ensuring our employees receive the very best in training and development to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service. We offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where teamwork, continuous development and empowerment are the pillars that support our success.

The Position:
In the role of the Senior Regional Sales Manager reporting into the Managing Director, you will be responsible for the management of the East Sales team made up of Regional Sales Managers, Service Sales Manager and Specification Managers. You will be expected to maintain a high performance culture encouraging commercial awareness and business opportunities within the team as well as being proactive with your customer base.  

Skills and Experience

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as a high level business partner to the MD
  • The ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Proven record of successful sales, commercial performance and leadership
  • Knowledge of UK building products, construction and contracting industries
  • Flexibility to adapt swiftly to changing demands in the business
  • Hold a mechanical, technical or construction qualification
  • Experience in a similar industry or have industry related background
  • Well networked in the industry or possess a background that will facilitate business development
Benefits Include:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company car & mobile phone
  • 23 days annual leave rising to 28 after 5 years’ service


For further information regarding this position, please contact David Cerquella, Managing Director. If you are interested in applying for the position, please forward your CV and a cover letter to David Cerquella at [[52G%3a5%5d46CBF6%3d%3d2o8%3a%3d86%3f5D%5d4%40%3e]]

Gilgen Door Systems UK 

Crow House, Crow Arch Lane, Ringwood, Hants, BH31 6QG
Tel. 01425 462000

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