National Wholesale Manager

All UK

Reference: NIS000742

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National Wholesale Manager

About the role

Working for the UKs leading industry supplier of catering equipment, you will be managing a team, who sell our leading brands into the Nisbets industry network.  As the National Wholesale Manager, you will have the responsibility to carry out the day to day management of a busy national sales team of 9 Area Sales Managers, whilst closely working with high spend wholesale customers and dealers throughout the UK.

This is a National role and the successful candidate can be expected to stay away with business during the week to service the customers’ expectations.

Other aspects of the role will include;

  • To adhere to all reasonable and agreed activity targets set by the Head of Wholesale surrounding the Key Performance Areas, which are deemed vital for sales success
  • To carry out field visit assessments with each team member on a regular basis to ensure quality of visits are achieved.
  • Ensure that the sales & activity targets for each individual are met or exceeded
  • Provide regular feedback on current trading conditions and competitor activity.

About you

  • You will ideally have a strong background within wholesale or the catering industry.
  • You’ll have previous experience of managing a field sales team.
  • You’ll have a sound understanding implementing strategic objectives for your team in order to hit and exceed sales targets.  
  • You’ll be a clear communicator and be able to work fluently with your team as well as internal stake holders throughout the business.  

About Nisbets

You may have heard of us, you may not, but the chances are you will have eaten off of one of our plates or taken a drink from one of our glasses without ever realising. We provide a huge range of catering equipment to a wide variety of businesses and export to 100 countries. We probably provide the machine for your essential morning cappuccino along with the exquisite tableware at your favourite restaurant.

We are the UK’s market leading catering equipment supplier. Established as a small family business in 1983 to the global operation of today, growth and innovation is what sets us apart and makes us unique. Our story is one of high growth, huge challenges and an enormous opportunity ahead of us. Nisbets has been recognised on The 2018 Sunday Times' TopTrack250 which champions Britain’s growing businesses. We've ranked 48th and just one of nine businesses recognised in the South West. Having doubled our turnover in the last 5 years the scale of opportunity ahead of us is vast and we need like-minded, ambitious people, to help us deliver our UK and International growth plans.

You will be well rewarded for your hard work, not only will you be part of a growing business but we’ll make sure you have the right training and progression opportunities. Driven by collaborative working means the scope for growth and personal impact is enormous.


About Nisbets

What keeps Nisbets growing? Great products, fantastic customer service, a forward-thinking approach and, above all, talented people. People who are passionate about food and our markets. Who work together to give their best to customers and colleagues alike. Most of all, people who love our brand, what we do and the way we do it.



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