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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Sales Manager

Location: Remote role, locality to Cambridge, Oxford, or Nottingham desirable. 

The Situation

Ford & Stanley is currently partnered with a leading distributer of Lab Equipment, Consumables, and Medical devices. With 25 major clients including SLS and Appleton Woods, they focus on providing a cheaper and more efficient supply of Lab Equipment. After a £2 million turnover year, they are now focused on growing their client portfolio and continuing to create a solution for both customers and suppliers.


Our client is looking for a confident and astute Sales Manager to take ownership of their sales and client management activities across the U.K. Building on your existing network of life science contacts you will play a pivotal role in shaping the business’s growth by providing a cheaper and more varied product availability than your competitors. Having an entrepreneurial mindset will be essential as you work toward achieving £1 million in annual sales, you will have the ability to make real business change in a company that is on a fast and consistent growth trajectory, with a longer-term prospect of becoming a shareholder in the business.

Essential Skills/Attributes

  • Previous sales experience within Laboratory equipment/ Consumable product areas
  • Willingness to travel nationally
  • Degree educated in relevant academic areas or proven technical knowledge gained through experience

What’s in it for you?

  • £5k car allowance plus millage
  • Uncapped commission structure
  • Opportunity to gain shares in the company
  • Flexible working hours

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Oxford
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£38000 - £42000