Commercial Sales Manager
About Barnet Council
Barnet is a borough with much to be proud of. Our excellent schools, vibrant town centres, vast green spaces and diverse communities all help make it a great place to live and work. As a council we want to build on these strengths as we move into the future. We are growing and developing as an organisation to meet the challenges facing our borough, and we are committed to working with partner organisations and residents to make Barnet even better.
As an organisation, our staff are committed to Our Values – Caring; Learning to Improve; Inclusive; Collaborative – which drive everything we do.
About Street Scene
Street Scene is part of Barnet Council's Environment Directorate, which includes Highways, Parking, Greenspaces and Leisure. We are the one service that reaches every resident of the borough. We are committed to delivering a high quality, value for money service to all residents and businesses in the borough. We are responsible for Recycling & Waste and Garden Waste collections from domestic properties, Street Cleansing across the borough, our Grounds Maintenance service who maintain our many parks and green spaces, our Commercial Waste team provide services to many businesses in the borough, Passenger Transport where we provide a school transport service to children and vulnerable adults and our Fleet department who maintain all of the council’s vehicles, from large waste collection vehicles to small vans.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to shape the growth of Street Scene's Commercial service, through new sales to customers, upselling to existing customers and business retention, both with the current services offered and through exploring and expanding into new markets across the following areas:
- Recycling and Waste
- Street Cleansing
- Grounds Maintenance
- Commercial Development
The role is key in ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction through the delivery of high quality, resilient, value for money services with high levels of customer care. You will manage a team of account managers, sales executives and back office support, You will be responsible for ensuring sales targets are met and manage a budget of up to £4M.
You will have relevant commercial sales management experience, either in the waste industry or in a similar fast paced environment. You should have good interpersonal skills, a good level of budget management experience, be familiar with Microsoft and other software packages and be able to work both independently or as part of a team.
What we offer
- 30 days annual leave, plus public and bank holidays
- Work-life balance options may include home working
- Generous Local Government Pension Scheme
- Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Employee well- being training programs
How to apply
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