Merchant Sales Person - Civils & Drainage

Company description

John Davidson Pipes are one of the leading distributors of civils and drainage products in the UK. As part of Tessenderlo Group, a worldwide organisation in more than 20 countries, JDP and its manufacturing partners are some of Europe's leading experts throughout our industries. With a network of 27 branches across the UK, JDP is undergoing a period of growth and change and we need motivated and knowledgeable people that can help us achieve our goals. 

Job description

DYKA Group
  • Remote working with  travel
  • Competitive salary package
  • Generous bonus scheme – paid monthly
  • Car or Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays


Newly Created role – This is a genuine opportunity for an experienced Sales Professional with a technical/civils/ drainage background to take ownership of the Merchant sales function with JDP.

Your focus will be to promote JDP’s market profile and secure increased market share with Independent and 2nd Tier Merchants.

Reporting to the Head of Sales, you’ll enjoy holding an influencing role within a group where you can progress your career as an integral part of the senior sales team.


You will come to us with:

  • Extensive experience working as a Sales Professional within either a Civils or Construction business
  • Experience developing long term relationships with merchants / stockists within our industry
  • Knowledge and experience of the civil drainage industry
  • Ability to work using your own initiative within a demanding, target driven environment
  • Strong leadership, communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  • A natural relationship builder with strong business development skills


About you:

  • You may have started your career 'on the tools' before working your way up into Sales Management
  • You may come from a manufacturing background with experience in ‘selling the range’
  • Product knowledge is a must
  • A natural relationship builder with strong business development skills
  • Established network of contacts in the industry so you can hit the ground running

And of course you’re hungry, dynamic and driven!



  • Long term career with a stable market leader
  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Staff discount
  • Full support and training

This is your opportunity to be part of professional and ethical business in a growing sector.

. If you are interested in becoming part of this exciting journey, please apply!

General Business
Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
Business unit
DYKA Group
United Kingdom