Regional Development Manager - Mechanical - North

Location: North

West Midlands

Salary: Competitive + Company Car + Bonus

Reference #: 127311

About Wolseley UK

Wolseley UK is an operating subsidiary of Ferguson plc, a FTSE 100 company, and the world’s largest trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a leading supplier of building materials. The UK business is organised into trading brands, serving distinct customer groups. The brands are market leaders with outstanding reputations for supplying professionals in the construction market.

Wolseley UK also invests heavily in people through a company-wide training structure focused on developing core skills, and offers an award-winning pension and rewards package.

The Role:

The Regional Devlopment Manager role is to Identify and develop profitable business opportunities through commercial accounts and client groups within specific sector / customer areas. And to liaise with branch and other operational staff to optimise the service provided to key account and project customers with the aim to develop and grow profitable sales across the Pipe Center product/service offering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior management team to develop and implement new business plans.
  • Provide the branch teams with market information on potential new products / sales / marketing campaigns, integrating profitable sales of new products / services into the Pipe Center offering. Work with the wider sales team to achieve these objectives.
  • Meet regularly with decision makers at key accounts, maintain and develop business relationships, identify new opportunities and maintain existing business. Ensure Pipe Center meet or exceed all customer service promises.
  • Liaise with suppliers and any relevant industry bodies to promote / expand Climate Center services
  • Train and coach Pipe Center staff: arrange and facilitate as appropriate.
  • Mentor key members of staff through personal development programmes.
  • Identify horizontal market / added value opportunities with new and existing customers.


As well as providing competitive salaries, we offer an impressive range of benefits including:

  • Paid holiday entitlement of 23 days rising to 25 days after two years’ service
  • Defined Contribution pension scheme
  • Flexible life and health benefits
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Childcare voucher Scheme
  • Excellent staff discounts and voluntary benefits including gym membership and retail discounts


  • Proven field sales experience
  • Ability to work within a matrix organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with strong numerical skills
  • Future thinking, ability to identify new market opportunities
  • Experience in influencing and motivating teams across a branch network

Wolseley UK are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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