Careers

Abel Alarm is recognised for its industry standards, innovative solutions, cutting edge products and incomparable customer service and over 55 years of experience in this hugely competitive market.

We are currently looking for an experienced Fire Security Engineer with a proven technical knowledge of Fire and Security products and systems. This role is a mixture of service and installation requirements.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of British Standards, NSI(NACOSS) and BAFE is essential
  • Installation and service of our wide range of security products
  • Advising customers on new products and services to improve efficiency
  • Provide excellent service to customers, building solid working relationships
  • Being involved in a 24 hour emergency cover rota
  • Previous experience in the security industry including experience of working within commercial, residential and construction sites.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Clean criminal record as all our engineers must be DBS checked

Benefits

Company Van/Car

Pension Scheme

Mobile Phone

PDA

Uniform & Power Tools

Competitive pay structure

Travel, Overtime, Call out and stand-by allowance

Commission scheme for up-sell and modifications

Employee Referral Scheme

Contact

At Abel you will not only become part of a growing team but also have the satisfaction that you are helping customers to protect what matters to them most with a reliable, consistent, and quality service.

So, if you are you ready to take the next step in your career and contribute towards making the world a safer, smarter place and want the opportunity to enhance and improve your skills; why not apply.

Abel Alarm is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Salary: £Competative and negotiable DOE

Business Development Manager – Leicester Head Office based

Vehicle Allowance

Pension Scheme

Permanent – Full Time

Full UK driving licence essential

The Company

Established in 1965, this pioneering and multi-award winning company is the UK’s largest privately owned provider of Electronic, Fire and Security Systems and is the only independent to offer a nationwide service throughout the UK via our 13 local offices.

Job Overview

The Business Development Manager will report directly to the Managing Director and will generate and manage new business prospects to increase Abel’s volume, revenue and profit in line with agreed budgets.You will utilise networking opportunities through the use of social media, events, face to face and telephone interactions.Strategic planning is a key part of this role since it is the BDM’s responsibility to develop a pipeline of new business coming in to Abel.You will represent the entire Abel product portfolio in all existing and prospective customers and maintain a positive awareness of Abel both externally and internally.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Prospect for potential new customers and turn these into new business.
  • Meet prospective new customer decision-makers by growing, maintaining and leveraging your network.
  • Cold call as appropriate within existing and potential new business channels in order to ensure a robust pipeline.
  • Utilise social media platforms to promote and attract new business
  • Identify potential decision-makers within new and existing customers.
  • Research and build contact networks within new and existing customers.
  • Utilise and adhere to the Abel’s sales process for conducting all your business activities.
  • Plan approaches, conduct thorough investigation and prepare appropriate presentations and proposals designed to win new business.
  • Conduct appropriate meetings with decision-makers in order to achieve your objectives.
  • Ensure regular use of Abel’s data base systems in order to track and record all account activity and business performance.
  • Ensure timely completion of Account Contact Reports subsequent to all meetings and circulate these to all appropriate Abel personnel.
  • Ensure that all agreed actions contained within Contact Reports are completed satisfactorily and in a timely manner.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all pricing and margin agreements are maintained with Abel’s guidelines and policy.
  • Make every effort to achieve your overall channel sales revenue target each month and quarter.
  • Make every effort to achieve other targets set by the Managing Director.
  • Effectively manage and resolve account queries.
  • Attend sales meetings
  • Attend and utilise Company sales training as and when required.
  • Report information accurately and efficiently to the Managing Director when requested.
  • Ensure that you develop and maintain excellent working relationships within the Abel organisation.
  • Work with colleagues in other Abel departments in order to produce appropriate proposals, presentations and other resource material to support all customer requirements.
  • Show a clear understanding of the business’ aims and objectives.
  • Maintain a positive awareness of Abel externally and internally, ensuring the Abel brand is positively reflected in all of the work that you undertake.
  • Contribute positively to your team and the Company, demonstrating commitment, good business acumen and integrity in your work.

Other Responsibilities

  • Team Contribution – You work collaboratively to achieve excellent results and to help create a positive team spirit.
  • You provide support across all areas and teams, as and when required.
  • You contribute to team brainstorming and problem solving discussions.
  • You strive to meet individual and team objectives.
  • You take responsibility for your own development within the Company, taking opportunities to learn and develop your knowledge within the Company.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Enthusiastic, confident and build relationships easily
  • Proactive and take the initiative
  • Organised and have the ability to multitask
  • Discrete and trustworthy: you will often be party to confidential information
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • knowledgably of standard software packages and the ability to learn company-specific software if required

Women are currently under-represented within our sales population and are encouraged to apply as we value diversity and are committed to ensuring equality across our organisation.

Abel Alarm are an equal oportunities employer


Salary: £Competative and negotiable DOE

Abel Alarm is recognised for its industry standards, innovative solutions, cutting edge products and incomparable customer service and over 55 years of experience in this hugely competitive market.

We are currently looking to invest in an Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer who is keen to learn, develop and become an integral part of our engineering team. You will learn new skills from dedicated mentors who are keen to pass on their knowledge and experience. This role will require you to be part of our Apprenticeship program.

Learn to be responsible for:

  • British Standards, NSI(NACOSS) and BAFE
  • Installation and service of our wide range of security products
  • Advising customers on new products and services to improve efficiency
  • Providing excellent service to customers, building solid working relationships
  • Some electrical experience is beneficial but not essential
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Full UK driving licence

Benefits:

Full Apprenticeship training programme

paid travel Time (after first 30 mins)

Overtime & Bonuses

Employee Referral Scheme

Pension Scheme

Uniform & Power Tools

28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)

Long service annual leave awards

Contact

At Abel you will not only become part of a growing team but also have the satisfaction that you are helping customers to protect what matters to them most with a reliable, consistent, and quality service.

So, if you are you ready to take the next step in your career and contribute towards making the world a safer, smarter place and want the opportunity to enhance and improve your skills; why not apply.

Abel Alarm is an Equal Opportunities Employer

No agencies please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship


Salary: £Competative and negotiable DOE

Sales Executive Fire & Security 

Abel Alarm is recognised for its industry standards, innovative solutions, cutting edge products and incomparable customer service and over 55 years of experience in this hugely competitive market.

We are currently looking for a Sales Executive to cover various locations who will be selling a wide range of security disciplines from routine maintenance packages to full integrated security systems and can demonstrate the following:

Investing In Your Future

At Abel we recognise that employee development is paramount for the future of our business. We have established a Training & Development Strategy that will not only maintain high levels of standards across the company but will also nurture the next generation of security professionals.

Principal responsibilities:

·To generate new business within your geographical area

·To develop and maintain effective relationships with clients at all times

·Manage accounts within your geographical area

·To achieve targeted sales performance levels

Qualifications, knowledge and Experience:

We welcome applications from ambitious and talented sales executives who can demonstrate a high level of confidence, self-motivation and initiative, a person who can demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and a keen team player with commercial acumen and a flexible approach. Excellent presentation, negotiation and communication skills are a must along with a full UK driving licence.

·Proven track record with at least 2 years’ experience in previous sales role within the Fire & Security Industry (training will be given on in-house systems and processes)

·Working knowledge of all the En and BS standards relating to Intruder, Fire, CCTV, Access Control Systems and other such disciplines and areas of the business relevant to Branch Sales.

·Excellent planning and organisation skills

Benefits:

Great earning potential with achievable bonus scheme

Company Vehicle/Vehicle Allowance

Laptop and Mobile Phone

Pension Scheme

Permanent

Full Time

Women are currently under-represented within our sales population and are encouraged to apply as we value diversity and are committed to ensuring equality across our organisation.


Salary: £Competative and negotiable DOE

Graduate Sales Trainee – Various Locations

Company Car/Car allowance, Pension Scheme, Mobile Phone & Laptop

Permanent

Full Time

A Bit About Us

Since Abel was established in Leicester in 1965, we’ve earned our place at the heart of the fire and security industry. We are a third generation pioneering and multi-award winning family business providing a nationwide service.

Investing In Your Future

At Abel we recognise that employee development is paramount for the future of our business. We have established a Training & Development Strategy that will not only maintain high levels of standards across the company but will also nurture the next generation of security professionals.

The role

We are currently seeking a Graduate Sales Trainee based various locations and covering the surrounding areas, who can demonstrate the following:

Requirements:

·Excellent communications skills

·Ability to show initiative

·Quick Learner and keen to develop

·Organised and structured approach

·Good administration skills

·In-build tenacity and drive to succeed

·Excellent time-management skills

·Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers

·Presentation and negotiation skills

·Keen team player

·Flexible approach to work

·A full UK driving licence is essential for this role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

·Promoting the Company, products and services

·Accurately recording and processing related documents and records on Company systems

·Exercise commercial judgement and market knowledge

·Achieve sales targets and objectives

·Business generation both new and from existing customers

·Regularly updating knowledge of the Company’s product portfolio

·Being conversant with the En and BS standards relating to Intruder, Fire, CCTV and Access Control Systems


Salary: £Competative and negotiable DOE