Holt Recruitment

Land Sales Manager

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading design and manufacturing business who are seeking a Land Sales Manager.

The Land Sales Manager will work closely with the Bids and Proposals team to identify land opportunities, develop proposals, and secure acquisitions.

Key Responsibilities for the Land Sales Manager:

- Achievement of specific defined elements of the order intake budget for the Land sector following the overall company budget.
- Identification of new business opportunities in the Land sector.
- Qualification of new opportunities according to fit with company strategy, capability requirements, competition, resource availability and PWin.
- Contribute to the development and maintenance of a strong and healthy pipeline of Land sector prospects and opportunities.
- Contribute to funnel management of Land order pipeline.
- Assume accountability for specific bids and proposals and provide the ‘voice of the customer’.
- Develop strong relationships with key land prime contractors, systems integrators and end users in the UK, Europe and internationally.
- Provide Land sector contributions for the company strategy and investment cases.
- Provide Land sector input to company sales forecasts and budgets.
- Present summaries of new Land prospects and opportunities to the Senior Leadership Team for review and decision.
- Capture and disseminate relevant competitor and market intelligence for the Land Sector.
- Lead or play a role in non-Land campaigns and bids when necessary.
- Operate in compliance with Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policies, including with all partners and company representatives.

Skills & Experience Required by the Land Sales Manager:

- Experience in the defence industry, in a customer-facing role (not necessarily sales).
- Knowledge of the UK, European and international defence markets.
- A strong collaborator with a collaborative mindset.
- A methodical thinker, who recognizes business opportunities and their potential impact on the overall business.
- Ability to work well under pressure and on several simultaneous opportunities and campaigns.
- Strong customer relationship-building skills and understanding and appreciation of their challenges.
- Ability to always maintain and operate with high ethical standards.


- Prior experience in a sales or business development role.
- Direct experience in selling or working with sensor systems.
- Broad understanding of emerging technologies (software, hardware, network) and their potential relevance to products & services.

Company Benefits:

- 37.5 hour working week and lunchtime finishes on a Friday.
- 28 days annual leave & Christmas closure.
- Hybrid/flexible working arrangements.
- Group pension plan – matched contributions up to 5%.
- Employee Help@Hand Service gives you and your family access to 4 key services including remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service, and physiotherapy consultations.
- Life Assurance Policy, including Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline.
- Company Share Incentive Plan and Save as You Earn Scheme.
- Wellbeing initiatives, including access to the Aviva Wellbeing App and the addition of mental health support for all employees plus regular activities across sites to support and promote well-being.
- Employee discounts scheme (including access to an additional wellbeing hub).
- Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.

If your skills and experience match this Land Sales Manager opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com

  • Start: 30/04/2024
  • Rate: £45000 - £58000 per annum
  • Location: West Sussex,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Holt Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Kimber
  • Tel: 03333 448009
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: V-32643
  • Posted: 2024-04-30 12:36:10 -

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