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Job Title: Sales Executive

Job Type: Permanent

Hours:  37.5 hours per week

Job Location: Wales, field based


As a Sales Executive you will be responsible for selling Certification & Business Enhancement (CBE) services to new and existing clients, you will use local business knowledge, supporting the local and national strategies. You’ll be able to utilise CBE and SGS marketing assets, and make a key contribution to meeting revenue growth targets. As a Sales Executive you will actively contribute to regional and national sales strategies, ensuring a targeted and focused approach that consistently contributes to the overall growth aims of the business.


As a Sales Executive you’ll develop effective business relationships with targeted clients in the designated geographical area, you will do this using both traditional and social media techniques and will be the focal point for existing client sales and new client sales activities.


You’ll attend client meetings within your designated geographical area, and will spend around 50% of time on the road, when you are not on the road, you’ll be able to work from home, but will also be required to come in to the regional office on occasion, as you’ll need meet and work closely with other members of the team (commercial, operational, technical).


As a Sales Executive you’ll receive a competitive salary plus sales bonus scheme, a company car, plus you’ll benefit from a 10% company performance bonus, retail discount scheme, private health cover, contributory stakeholder pension scheme and life cover.




SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.


At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 



The successful candidate will be able to demonstrable track record within sales / business development within a Testing, Inspection or Certification (TIC) service provider. Ideally you’ll have worked for a Certification Body, or you’ll have experience of selling testing / inspection or laboratory services.


In addition, you’ll need to have;


  • The ability to recognise and maximise business development opportunities

  • The ability to effectively communicate at all levels within an organisation

  • Knowledge of local business activities

  • The ability to deliver confident high quality engaging presentations

  • A current driving licence for use in the UK


APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.


Alternatively, to arrange a call to discuss the role or recruitment process in more detail before you apply, please email us at gb.recruitment@sgs.com.


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