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  • Country Sales Manager - Building Materials at Platinum Careers

  • Posted on: 6 June, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Welcome to Platinum Careers, leaders in professional HR Services. Over the years we have supported many of the country’s top organizations to recruit, source and manage the highly-skilled talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.

    Global Reach, Local Touch

    We are a Human resource consulting company with head office in Ikoyi, Lagos. Platinum Careers is a Uniquely African and proudly Nigerian Company offering support and services in the area of Human resource solutions with service offerings which include world class personnel outsourcing, recruitment, head hunting, training and development.

    Our client is a leading business conglomerates with a major presence across different counties globally. They are manufacturers of premium building materials.

    Country Sales Manager - Building Materials


    Job Description    

    • Appointing New & Developing existing Dealers for the Nigerian market.
    • Identify new market; develop new accounts for business growth
    • Manage and handle sales enquiries, prepare & submit quotations, closing sales and provide quality supply & after sales service to customers.
    • Establish, build and maintain good cordial relationship with customers and suppliers.
    • Organize, attend trade shows/exhibitions and support all branding initiatives of parent company & also dealers/customers
    • Lead sales effort to potential targeted accounts in liaison with internal sales.
    • Communicate on competition activities – pricing, products, deals, and also potential new designs, varieties, types of products being used in the marketplace.
    • Develop understanding of product application (roofing tiles installation process) so as to be able to provide field technical support to clients for speedy & quality execution.

    Job Specification

    • A proven track record of selling Building Materials, Roofing tiles or similar products to the dealer market and also have experience in selling to Estate Developers, Builders, architects, interior designers, Contractors, including residential and social housing, the leisure industry, hospitals and public (Govt.) buildings and State Housing projects & contractors
    • Strategic / persuasive approach to business development
    • Strong, disciplined “needs satisfaction” selling skills.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • MS Excel & MS Word working knowledge
    • Ability to work equally on own initiative and as part of a team
    • A methodical approach to work
    • Attention to detail & Flexibility
    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure & targets
    • Technical graduate preferable


    • University graduate preferably with a degree in Business / Sales & Marketing.
    • At least 8 years’ relevant experience in building materials etc key sales experience in similar industry.
    • Experience selling False ceiling tiles is mandatory
    • Preferably from a roofing or allied industry
    • Proven track record in specification sales to architects, dealers, local authorities and main contractors.
    • Excellent command of spoken and written English
    • Experience in construction and / or specialized building materials
    • Highly developed research and analytical skills
    • Thorough understanding of Channel & Direct Sales
    • Understanding of international trading & logistics
    • Must have good contacts and experience dealing with architects in the region.
    • Must have experience of specifying into commercial and public-sector projects.
    • Must have experience of selling branded tiles and ceilings to architects, end-users and building contractors

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Platinum Careers career website on to apply

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