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Associate Director

  • Glasgow
  • £competitive + Package + Hybrid
  • Permanent

Eden Scott is delighted to be retained by Sweeney Kincaid to appoint an Associate Director.


Part of ANM Group, one of the largest and diverse auction, finance and property businesses in the country, Sweeney Kincaid provides industrial and commercial asset realisation services. Located on a large commercial auction site in Hillington Industrial Estate, Glasgow, Sweeney Kincaid provides industry leading online auction platform for vehicles, plant, machinery and business assets working with the accountancy and legal profession, banks, finance companies, stakeholders in business of all sizes and individual owners across the UK.


This is a new key leadership role; candidates must have proven commercial and business development experience having held a similar role, along with strong financial acumen with previous P&L responsibility and managing business performance data. This is a full time position and no auction experience is necessary.


Main Duties


Reporting to the Group CEO you will:



  • Working closely with the Divisions Managing Director in the business operations, you will be responsible for leading and delivering the business development for Sweeney Kincaid, promoting the services of the Company as the leading Industrial and Commercial asset realisation business in the UK and recognised for their industry leading professionalism, ability, honesty, integrity and culture.

  • Set an implement the business development strategy, identifying business opportunities, and overseeing day to day operations to ensure service delivery and all services are relevant and profitable.

  • Develop and implement the company's business development strategies to enhance and grow business, increase sales and expand the trading area.

  • Establish and maintain enduring customer and stakeholder relationships.

  • You will grow the Division and create new opportunities, expand the profile and reach of the company and its brands.

  • Provide input to business operations and provide strategic direction and control with the integration of Sweeney Kincaid and ANM Group's other auction division services.


Qualifications & Experience



  • A proven commercial background with strong business development experience (new and existing)

  • Strong financial acumen - previous P&L responsibility

  • Analytical mindset and evidence of managing business performance data.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, someone who enjoys meeting people and developing meaningful relationships to drive business.

  • Previous auction experience is not required, however other practical based industries would be advantageous with a knowledge of engineering, machinery and plant equipment.

  • Evidence of growing a business through effective people management and business management.

  • A diverse role, candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to undertake a wide range of roles and responsibilities as part of a small team.


Location & Package


Hybrid working is on offer.


Based at Hillington, Glasgow travel will be required across Group locations to keep in contact with key customers, clients, industry representatives and job requirements. The Group operates throughout Scotland and the North of England but with a particular emphasis on the Central Belt, South of Scotland and North of England.


A highly competitive base salary and package is on offer including car / car allowance, bonus, private health and death in service.


Application Process:


If you are interested in having an informal discussion to find out more, please contact our retained consultant Alasdair Murray of Eden Scott directly on 07949 304 727


To apply please send a copy of your CV to Alasdair.murray@edenscott.com


Please note all third party, direct and speculative applications / CVs will be forwarded to Eden Scott for consideration.

Alasdair Murray
Point of contact
Alasdair Murray

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