National Product Manager

25 January 2019

Are you an experienced Timber Trader who would like to create and deliver a national sales strategy for a whole new range of timber products? We are seeking an entrepreneurial person with the right attitude who can seize the challenge of profitably selling high volumes of the “Non-Core” material produced by our Swedish and Finnish mills. This is a completely new role so this is your chance to really take your career forward! Your primary role will be to build new and successful long-term relationships nationwide for these products. Secondly, you will also have some customer responsibility for our standard Merchant products in Northern England.

Södra Wood Ltd is the UK and Ireland’s leading distributor of planed strength graded softwood and engineered wood products with over 40 staff and a turnover of over £150m. We are part of Södra Group, the largest forest-owner association in Sweden. We have won many awards for our products and services and pride ourselves on our professional and personal approach. Our operations are based on responsible forestry and on industries where we convert the raw material into sawn timber, paper and dissolving pulp, and green energy.

We offer an excellent benefits and remuneration package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme, company car, bonus opportunities and health and dental cover.

Reporting to: Sales Director - Merchants
Location: The role will be based from home with regular travel throughout the UK, including to our Head Office in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
Salary: Competitive – depending on experience

For more information and to apply for the role, please contact:
Tom Harlow at or on 07967 553346.