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Service Sales Manager: Cova Security Gates

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date
20 Oct 2022

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Defence, Security
Customer Service, Management , Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
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Cova Security Gates, a specialist UK based manufacturer of perimeter security equipment, is restructuring their Field Service Team and have created a new opportunity for a Service Sales Manager.

We are looking for a new team member to grow Service revenues. With the new opportunities that brings, along with our core maintenance and on call offerings, you will play a pivotal role in expanding our service offerings to high profile clients in the UK and around the World.

With drive and trust in your own abilities, you will be responsible for identifying new opportunities and managing sales initiatives as well as ensuring existing client retention is maintained. Reporting to the board of directors, you will be working as a part of a team consisting of the Service Desk Manager and the Commercial Sales team.

The position will involve a high level of multi-tasking with the ability to effectively deal with any urgencies that can arise. You will be commercially focused and have a positive outlook, with an eye for detail to drive sales to highly profitable areas of our business. Fully supported by the entire company, and following a period of learning, we will ensure you are up to date with our products and business strategies to achieve every success.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying sales opportunities and initiatives to drive sales growth.
  • Coordinating with marketing representatives to assist with sales campaigns, marketing materials and sales presentations.
  • Assists in completion of documentation in accordance with management systems.
  • Provide feedback on market trends and customer needs.
  • Propose technical solutions to customer needs including working with third party suppliers when required.
  • Setting up meetings and presentations with clients.
  • Providing feedback on customer requirements.
  • Liaising with Design & Production departments to provide technical support to 3rd party suppliers.
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with overseas clients and partners.

To meet the requirements, you must have:

  • Proven sales experience in an aftersales or product maintenance role.
  • Knowledge of perimeter security industry (preferable but not essential).
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Experience of working alongside a commercial team.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Full UK Driving License.
  • Hands on and innovative approach.
  • Always present a professional manner.

You will be:

  • Able to communicate confidently with people at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and willing to work as part of a team.
  • Able to work under pressure to maintain deadlines.
  • Computer literate.
  • Personally presentable at all times


Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
United Kingdom
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