Business Manager - Building Materials (Newcastle based)

National Leading Organisation, Inherit an Established & Performing Team, The Autonomy to Create a Legacy.

The successful applicant will receive:

  • A base salary of between $120-140K + Super + Car or Allowance + Bonuses c$20-30k
  • Well known national leading business on the rise
  • Lead a high performing team
  • The autonomy to run this division like your own business



Our client is a 50 year young national business that specialize within the industrial, commercial and civil engineering arms of the building materials space. Over this time, our client has built up an enviable reputation for high levels of after service and quality products, making them a company of choice for leading asset owners, engineers and builders across Australia. Their products are renowned for being lightweight, solutions orientated and are sold on value / time efficiency and are regularly checked to pass all national safety requirements. With head office facilities in Sydney and 10 other successful offices dotted around ANZ, they continue to go from strength to strength. With continued growth comes a rare opportunity to join a niche market leader to grow their Newcastle operation.



People enjoy working for this innovative group due to their view on work life balance and their commitment to giving opportunities for ongoing growth and individual development


Position in a nut shell:

Reporting to the GM, the Business Manager is charged with leading the marketing, sales, hire and operations of the high performing Newcastle business.


Key Responsibilities:

  • The leadership and development of a team of 15-20 staff across sales, hire, operations and  service
  • Financial administration implementing budgets, reporting on P+L
  • In tandem with the Operations Manager, ensure a smooth and efficient branch
  • Quality and safety
  • Marketing and high level business development this is a critical component of the role, so we really require someone who enjoys the commercial aspects
  • High level negotiation on upcoming major tenders
  • Manage an existing pipeline of major projects
  • Formulate and effect the strategy for new project wins
  • Drive deeper relationships with an existing key client portfolio


 Ideal Experience:

  • This position would suit someone looking to move back to Newcastle, or that has an existing network in the area
  •  As a Mini GM, the mandate is to run this division like your own business, so a high level of professionalism and commercial acumen is required
  • Proven sales leadership / business management / state manager experience realistically min 5 years in a similar role
  • We are open to all backgrounds within the building materials, civil engineering or heavy industrial space preference would be someone who has sold a solution rather than a commodity product
  • Further education / degree qualifications would add distinct advantage
  • Solid long term relationships with major building groups, engineering groups, maintenance managers / asset owners across the commercial construction, civil engineering, retrofit, mining, remediation / industrial space
  • Stable career history
  • An ambitious, tenacious, driven leader with a real passion for delivering beyond the clients expectations
  • Autonomous and willing to report to Sydney based GM
  • The Newcastle business is looking to capatalise on a strong local market, so it is essential the successful candidate can demonstrate a plan to deliver substantial growth to increase EBIT


Regrettably, due to expected high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If I cant help, I may know someone who can

25/11/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Sales
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