Field Integration - Area Manager - TERR009

Permanent Field
Not aligned to specific channel
Whether you are an experienced manager or have some sales experience and are ready to take the next step into a sales team manager role, we have a rare opportunity to work for CPM as an Area Manager on a Maternity Cover Fixed Term Contract. Work with leading FMCG brands leading a team of permanent and temporary sales people on our Flex Team. Salary £27,000 pro rata + company car + 10% per annum pro rata bonus.

Region: Midlands and North Wales
Ideal location: Birmingham
Maternity Cover Fixed Term Contract for up to 1 year

CPM partner with some of the biggest household brands and your team will be working across these accounts calling into selected retailers to increase sales of our client’s products. You will be leading a team of sales people plus part time flexible workers. Working with the support of the National Field Manager you will be one of several area managers.
The sales team will be selling in innovative brands and improving visibility and rate of sale of our clients’ brands through off ensuring we have the maximum and most prominent shelf space available and that any promotions are also maximised within the store.

As the area / team manager you will need to travel outside of territory to attend team meetings from time to time and therefore you should expect to stay away from home as required. Some weekend working will be expected.

A Typical week as an Area Manager will include:
• Ensuring you team are delivering against all KPI’s for the multiple campaigns running at any given time
• Ensuring you have enough resource to deliver each campaign, supporting the recruitment team with local recruitment
• Coaching and developing your team via field accompaniments, providing support and guidance to improve performance
• Building and retaining a trusted bank of temporary workers within your region who you can rely on, giving you access to flexible resource to manage any sickness and holidays
• Building great working relationships across the wider team including Client Service, Operations, HR and any other appropriate support departments
• Looking constantly at how things can be improved to drive efficiencies

You will enjoy this Area Manager role if you:
• Have great planning and organisation skills and can manage your time effectively, meeting deadlines
• Are a great communicator, able to lead and motivate your team
• Are able to analyse and review date to identify potential areas of growth
• Are passionate about doing a great job and inspiring the team to have a winning ethos
• Have some people management experience
• Love working in a fast-paced environment where every day is a new challenge!

Why work for us?
In additional to a generous package of £27,000 per annum pro rata basic, plus a company car and 10% bonus per annum pro rata, you will also be given access to award winning sales training. CPM are an Investors in people Gold award winner and we pride ourselves in making sure all our employees have the opportunities and support of their manager to be their very best.

CPM are an equal opportunities employer