Trade Sales Manager | Southland_NewZealand

A newly created role to help support business growth! If you are looking for a job working with Invercargill's leading big box retailer! Apply Now

The Brand: 
Our client is a proud Kiwi-owned large-format DIY, Trade & Home retailer well established and known amongst the Invercargill community. Supplying customers with the best service and products, they aim to provide high-quality service delivered by skilled staff that value their customers - by giving honest and professional advice. 

The store is led by an experienced and engaging people-centric General Manager, you’ll be joining the senior leadership team as Trade Sales Manager supporting all functions of the Trade Department and working collaboratively with all areas of the business both internally and externally and be an integral part in maximising profit and growing sales revenue. 

What’s in it for you? 
  • $100k - $130k+ base salary depending on experience
  • Annual Bonus based on % of base salary 
  • Company Vehicle 
  • Monday - Friday x 40 hours p/w 
  • Family-friendly culture that is people-centric
  • Opportunity to develop your career with this newly created role you’ll have the ability to make the role your own
The Job: 
As a newly created role, the Trade Sales Manager will play a pivotal part in all areas of the department including but not limited to:
  • Working closely with your sales and support team of 5, growing the capability of the team, growing sales, market share and maximising profitability whilst continuing to improve customer experience. 
  • Creating and implementing an operational budget and plan alongside the General Manager looking at both short-term and long-term goals.
  • Leading a great team and maintaining a high level of service to your trade clients and DIYers 
  • Ensuring that you and your team are achieving budgeted sales targets and KPIs
  • Driving business growth with business development with relationship building and ensuring that you are aware of the in’s and out’s of the local market. 
  • Overseeing all day-to-day operations including stock, inventory, merchandising, logistics, supply chain and reporting. 
  • Conducting all areas of HR including performance management, reviews and recruitment with the support of the HR & General Manager 
Ideal Technical or professional knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Skilled in sales of 4+ years in medium to large organisations
  • Proven experience in the building/construction/trade industry 3+ yrs 
  • Proven leadership and people management experience 3+ yrs
  • Proficient in the use of relevant IT Systems and equipment
  • Excellent communication and people skills with a genuine ability to motivate those around you and work as part of a team
This is a great opportunity not to pass up, so Apply Now with a supporting cover letter of why you are most suitable.
Or for a confidential chat please contact Stu 03 741 9606 or
Please note all applications must have full NZ Working Rights 


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Trade Sales Manager | Southland_NewZealand

  • Category: Executive Management
  • Location: Southland_NewZealand
  • Work Type: Full-Time
  • Work-life balance with a Monday - Friday roster
  • Established DIY, Trade & Home retailer with a people centric culture
  • Be part of the SLT with the ability to influence business & sales strategies


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