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Careers

Are you looking for a new career challenge?
Would you like to work at the leading hire specialist for Merlo and Magni lifting equipment in the UK?
We’re currently looking for highly committed, enthusiastic and reliable new team members in the following roles:

Accounts Senior

Slinfold, Horsham  //   Full Time  //  £23000- £28000 DOE

We have an exciting opportunity to join our busy accounts department.

This role is ideally suited if you already have at least a couple of years experience and are AAT qualified/ ACCA part qualified or equivalent and are now looking to both develop and advance their career within their fast growing organisation.

This job role is varied and the duties include:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts
  • Banking payments and management of bank account balances
  • Producing year end accounts
  • Preparing audit file working papers and dealing with auditor queries
  • Administering payroll, liaising with senior management to ensure the correct information is received to enable timely and accurate payment
  • Control of Sales ledger and credit control
  • Management of capital expenditures and fixed asset register
  • Calculating CIS payments and returns
  • Forecasting
  • VAT Returns
  • Training of staff

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experienced in managing a multi-functional accounts team
  • AAT qualification or similar as a minimum
  • Good all round accounts knowledge with accounts department experience
  • Ability to work within a Team environment and to assist team members where required

Benefits:

  • 20 Days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Free onsite parking
  • Career progression opportunities
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Business Development Manager

Horsham  //  Full Time  //  £40,000 - £50,000

This company has an impressive history of specialist lifting equipment hire, who have been established for many years and are now significantly expanding. They are recruiting for an experienced Business Development Manager with experience and a track record within the construction sector including, utilities, powered access, accommodation, rail, civil engineering, demolition, house builders, M&E or any related sectors.

The Role:
Provide a strong regional service supplying both national and local contractors, manufacturing, construction and/or utilities. As an established business that wants to build upon its success and expansion, they would like to recruit for an experienced Business Development Manager who has resilience and determination to succeed. This is a national role and extensive travel is a prerequisite of this vacancy.

The Business Development Manager will take full ownership and responsibility for winning new business and maximising opportunities within existing accounts, looking for ways to improve the business, mentoring and interacting within a team, building robust relationships with key contacts, be a team player and facilitate relationships both internal and external.

Skills and Experience required: 

  • Worked as a Business Development Manager within the industrial/construction industry including powered access, accommodation, heavy plant, and/or utilities.
  • Full driving licence
  • Ability to cover regionally and nationally
  • Working with a brand to develop and deliver their long term objectives
  • Presenting to the buyer or group of decision makers both formally and informally
  • Have managed a Portfolio of accounts and measured on sales volume, value and profit
  • Presentations to all clients including main board directors
  • Proven record of identifying, targeting and winning new business
  • Development and implementation of Key Account sales strategy.

As this is a National role extensive travel will be required therefore close links to major routes would be an advantage

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Key Account Manager

Horsham  //  Full Time  //  £25,000 - £35,000

This supplier of heavy lifting equipment is currently recruiting for a Key Account Manager to support the growth of their specialist lifting product revenues. The role will focus on the lifting and materials handling market sectors, and will be a combination of managing existing accounts and developing new business, with the objective of increasing the overall turnover and profitability from their specialist lifting product range, both within a pre-agreed geographic area and nationally when needed.

You will be responsible for managing key accounts, maintaining a long term relationship with accounts and maximising sales opportunities within them.

Duties include:

  • Playing an integral role in new business pitches and hold responsibility for the effective on-boarding of new clients.
  • Responsible for the development and achievement of sales through the direct sales channel.
  • Focusing on growing and developing existing clients, together with generating new business.
  • Write business plans for all current and opportunity tender business.
  • You will act as the key interface between the customer and all relevant divisions.

Requirements of the role:

  • Previous experience in Account Management or Territory Sales and display an attitude that is key to success.
  • Strong account management and relationship building skills.
  • Experience of managing major national accounts at head office level.
  • Highly self-motivated.

You will need to demonstrate proven sales experience in a lifting and materials handling or associated background, with hire or construction related experience being beneficial.

You will be a tenacious sales professional who can work autonomously and be able to technically sell a concept and solution. You will need to have the drive and energy to be successful in achieving pre-arranged sales targets. You will be competent in the use of e-mail and Microsoft office and will need to use Excel spreadsheets and Powerpoint.

The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator and a strong relationship builder, making key external contacts and maintaining a steady relationship with them, and will be someone who is keen to develop new skills and knowledge.

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Sales Support / Hire Desk Assistant

Horsham  //  Full Time  //  £18,000 - £22,000

Ranked within the top 100 companies in the sector, this thriving business attributes its success to its workforce. As such, you’ll have the chance to benefit from great career progression prospects, as well as superb learning opportunities. If this sounds like the role for you and you feel you could bring something extra to the role, apply today.

As the Sales Support / Hire Desk Assistant, you will be tasked with supporting the Sales Team in their day-to-day activities. You will also take responsibility for staffing the hire desk and ensuring customers’ needs are met.

Specifically, you will resolve telephone and email enquiries relating to machine and attachment hire and undertake a range of customer communication and administration activities.

You will process new sales leads, manage correspondence, monitor accounts, provide data and reports, track sales targets, respond to telephone calls and schedule diaries.

Within this fast-paced, exciting role, you will receive excellent product training to keep you up-to-date with the current offering and will work right across the business with colleagues and customers alike.

To be considered for this position, you must have at least three years’ experience within a customer service role and a full driving licence. Equally important are your first class communication skills, proactive approach and enthusiasm.

Organised and detail focused, as the Sales Support / Hire Desk Assistant you’ll also need an excellent telephone manner, the ability to think on your feet and work well under pressure.

Experience within the plant and/or rental sector would be beneficial to your application.

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