Divisional Manager Painting & Decorating Contractor

Divisional Manager - Painting & Decorating Contractor Mitchell Maguire Ltd has been retained on behalf of McLoughlin Group Holdings to manage the recruitment of a Divisional Manager. All introductions will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Any introduction made directly to McLoughlin will be passed to Mitchell Maguire. Job Title: Divisional Manager - Painting & Decorating Industry Sector: Divisional Manager, General Manager, Senior Sales Manager, Local authorities, Principal Contractors, Main Contractors, Sub Contractors, Government Contractors, Social Housing, Refurbishment Projects, Painting & Decorating, Painting & Decorating Services, Protective Coating, Painting, Paint, Interior Decorating, Commercial, Interior Design, Facilities Management Area to be covered: London & South East (predominantly London) Remuneration: £60,000 - £80,000neg (depending on experience) bonus & incentives Benefits: comprehensive benefits package The role of the Divisional Manager - Painting & Decorating will involve:
• Setting up a brand new decorating division under the McLoughlin Group Holdings company
• Will be required to manage all aspects of the business from sales / business development to operations
• Selling a painting & decorating service for both the refurbishment and new build markets
• Winning projects in both the private and public sectors
• Time will be spent generating new business relationships
• Will be targeted to achieve minimum £1m turnover first year however it will be the quality of the projects and margin that will be more important
• Will be required to work out of the new East London office
• The opportunity will cover the whole of the South of England however will be focused on London & the South East
• Due to the nature of the brand-new position, you will have free autonomy to discuss responsibility / strategic directions with the MD The ideal applicant will be a Divisional Manager - Painting & Decorating with:
• Must be aspiring to be or in divisional management, general management, commercial management, sales / operations management position or similar
• Must have sold a painting & decorating service and be familiar with the trade
• Must have experience in business development to blue chip companies, housing associations, local authorities, social housing sectors
• Must have strong communications and be able to convert with different levels within the blue chip companies, local authorities and housing associations
• Must be a driven person that's looking to go above and beyond
• Must have strong commercial acumen
• Ideally have some knowledge of operations
• Strong presentation skills
• Excellent communicator with a resilient personality
• Outgoing and empathetic The Company: McLoughlin Group Holdings was founded back in 1987. They have taken great pride in themselves providing the very best service possible. McLoughlin specialise in carrying out sub-contract & principle contract packages for various blue chip companies and the UK's largest housing associations. Currently turning over £10m in the UK McLoughlin have extensive growth plans in the years to follow, looking to grow exponentially in the next 5 years. As a family owned business the culture is focused on being the best in the industry on every level and ensuring their clients receive the same high quality service irrespective of project size. Our Company: Mitchell Maguire is a specialist Construction Sales Recruitment Consultancy, with an enviable reputation in the marketplace. We pride ourselves on surpassing client and candidate expectations again and again. Our core focus is within the building materials arena, and includes sectors such as: epoxy, resins, fillers, grouts, windows, timber, architectural paint, remedial work, adhesives, local authorities, architects, main contractors, social housing, housing associations, joinery sub-contractors, painting & decorating merchants and general builders merchants

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