Job Title:

Head of Private House Building

Reporting To:

Sales, Marketing & Technical Manager

Location:

UK Based

 

Reporting directly to the Sales, Marketing & Technical Director, the successful applicant's Key Expectations will be:

  • Ability to lead, inspire and motivate a high performing sales and key account management team 
  • Strong negotiation skills 
  • A strategic mindset that understands supply chain and its challenges as well as the high/low demand trading cycle of the construction industry 
  • Established standing in the private house building sector, where experience of presenting market data relating to trends and customer performance, internally and externally, is paramount. 
  • Agility and professionalism in quick decision making is a key aspect of the role
  • A National role, where there is an expectation for face-to-face meetings when appropriate and or requested 
  • Being able to work and partner across all departments is key to the success of this role 
  • Evolving the current approach and focus of the team will form part of the role, via PIPs, in line with H+H guidelines
  • The candidate will work with and support the Sales, Technical and Marketing Director in developing customer and employee development programs in addition to presenting regular feedback relating to market trends, customer forecasts and medium to long term business plans. 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Experience from working in a highly regarded, sophisticated and mature international business where good process and business discipline is embedded 
  • Have an understanding of business dynamics and the ability to navigate through complexity
  • Show leadership by example that engenders the respect of others, integrity, honesty, openness and personal accountability 
  • Be proactive and results oriented; takes a keen sense of personal ownership
  • Be a team player throughout an organisation; able to collaborate across the sales technical and marketing function but willing to be hands on 
  • Bring proven strong impact with leaders, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be proactive and tenacious about identifying business requirements and de-risking the organisation. 

H+H Competency Behaviours Framework: 

Critical Leadership Competencies: - Business Insight; Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organisation’s goals: 

  • Knows how businesses work and how organisations make money
  • Keeps up with current and possible future policies, practices, and trends in the organisation, with the competition, and in the marketplace 
  • Uses knowledge of business drivers and how strategies and tactics play out in the market to guide actions

Action Oriented: - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm: 

  • Readily takes positive action on challenges, without unnecessary planning
  • Identifies and seizes new opportunities
  • Displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times
  • Steps up to handle tough issues

Strategic Mindset: - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies: 

  • Anticipates future trends and implications accurately
  • Readily poses future scenarios
  • Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action 

Collaborates: – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives: 

  • Works cooperatively with others across the organisation to achieve shared objectives. 
  • Represents own interests while being fair to others and their areas 
  • Partners with others to get work done
  • Credits others for their contributions and accomplishments
  • Gains trust and support of others. 

Ensures Accountability – Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments 

  • Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same.
  • Acts with a clear sense of ownership
  • Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.
  • Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results. 

Builds Effective Teams: - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals: 

  • Forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience 
  • Establishes common objectives and a shared mindset 
  • Creates a feeling of belonging and strong team morale 
  • Fosters open dialogue and collaboration among the team. 

The successful candidate would be offered a competitive salary and benefits.  

Please complete the application form on this page (above) and return it, along with a current CV and letter of application to: 

Email: vacancies@hhcelcon.co.uk

HR Department
H+H UK Ltd
Celcon House
Ightham
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN15 9HZ