Focus Group
Focus Group 0330 024 2000

Our employees are our greatest asset. If we look after our staff, they in turn will look after our customers.


To help us sustain our rapid growth we strive to attract dynamic, committed and talented people who can develop personally and professionally within our organisation.

As part of our commitment to staff we engage them in regular training and one-to-one development meetings. We actively encourage staff to make suggestions about both the operational and commercial direction of the business. All of this ensures that employees feel involved and valued.

We value integrity, honesty, openness, personal excellence and continual self-improvement. We look for people who demonstrate ambition, conscientiousness, resourcefulness, energy, honesty & loyalty.

If we sound like the kind of company you would like to be a part of, get in touch at HR@focus-grp.co.uk

Here’s a list of our current vacancies:


Finance Director (Group)

Job Title
Finance Director
Department
Group
Reports to
Joint Managing Director and Board of Directors
Main Purpose of Role
Chief financial officer and main board director
Salary
For more information please contact Lesley Dickson (hr@focus-grp.co.uk)
Person Specification

Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • ACCA (or equivalent)
  • At least 10 years’ experience in financial roles, of which 5+ in a senior role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate financial subjects to both financial and non-financial audiences
  • Proven leadership skills
  • First class analytical skills
  • Experience of
    • designing and implementing effective financial management and management information systems (MIS)
    • specifying and reporting against meaningful business metrics
    • direct responsibility for statutory compliance
    • participating in board level strategic decision making
    • business planning, budgeting & forecasting
    • assessing investment risk and opportunity
    • negotiating and managing commercial finance
    • the B2B service sector, preferably in TMT
  • Understanding of the principal commercial features of the telecoms industry
  • Understanding of corporate valuation methodologies appropriate to the sector
  • High level of integrity and dependability
  • Results-oriented, with an appetite for a challenging role

Desirable Skills & Qualifications (the successful candidate will need to demonstrate some but not necessarily all):

 
  • Prior chief financial officer role
  • Experience of
    • managing acquisitions
    • optimising corporate structures
    • relationships with VC, PE and/or institutional investors
    • working in the telecoms industry
    • fast-growing companies
How To Apply
Please send your CV to hr@focus-grp.co.uk.
Closing Date
22nd February
Location
Southwick, West Sussex BN42 4FJ
About Focus Group

Focus Group (Focus 4 U Ltd.) is a highly successful, multi-award winning independent provider of telecoms services and equipment, headquartered near Brighton. With annual turnover of £45 million, the company has delivered annual growth averaging over 20% in each year since it was founded in 2004. It has featured in the Deloitte Fast 50 and Sunday Times Tech Track 100 rankings and as a London Stock Exchange ‘Company to Inspire Britain 2016’.

The Company is now looking to recruit a group Finance Director to join the board and help position the company for the next phase in its development.

Account Manager (Energy)

Job Title
Account Manager
Department
Energy
Position reports to
Energy Director
Working Hours
Mon – Fri 9:00 – 5:30
Salary
TBC subject to experience
Main Purpose of Role

Generation of new Energy sales and retention of existing energy customers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work through leads generated within the Focus Group and convert sales opportunities.
  • Generate new business through cold-calling and targeted marketing.
  • Retention of existing energy customers.
  • Ongoing account-management of energy customers to include query resolution.
  • Generation of leads and sales opportunities for other departments within the Focus Group.
  • Update of account and Synergy records (relating to Energy Customers).
  • Attendance to Customer site/s as and when required.
  • Attendance to trade-shows and Industry shows/exhibitions when required.
  • In-house technical assistance and post-sales support for customers.
  • Liaising with Providers to help forge partnerships.
Person Specification
  • Proactive, organised and articulate individual
  • Must be personable and professional
  • Sales or Account Management experience is preferable
  • Reliable and punctual
How To Apply
Please send your CV to hr@focus-grp.co.uk.
Location
Southwick, West Sussex BN42 4FJ
Start Date
ASAP

Field Sales Account Manager (Networks)

Job Title
Field Sales Account Manager
Division
Network Services
Working Hours
9 to 5.30
Salary
Subject to industry experience
Benefits/Commission
Uncapped earnings. OTE can exceed £60k within first 2 years. Option for Company Car, Mobile Phone & Healthcare
Person Specification

The successful candidate will have:

Excellent sales track record of exceeding targets within their current role and/or wider telecoms industry. With evidence of achievement through organic customer growth and via new client acquisition.

A strong understanding and demonstrable experience in selling network services i.e. Internet Leased Lines, EFM, MPLS and converged services.

Well developed client management and presentation skills, with evidence of strong relationship building at all levels within a customer account.

An enthusiastic and positive approach with the ability to motivate oneself and a virtual team.

Full UK Driving License required.

Job Description

This is a new business role that also has some ongoing account management responsibility. Supported by the telemarketing team booking appointments but will be expected to make their own in addition.

You will be working on a focused portfolio and it is therefore important to build strong relationships with key suppliers as well as with customers.

How To Apply
Send CV to hr@focus-grp.co.uk
About
The Network Services division of Focus provide customers with an extensive range of wide area network (WAN) services including leased lines, EFM and MPLS. We are looking for a confident, hard-working individual with a track record of success and excellent people skills to join our high achieving sales team.
Socialising As Team/Company
There are lots of company social events throughout the year as well as various charity fundraising activities and team incentives.
Start Date
Flexible but ideally ASAP.
Location
Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4FJ

Desk Based Sales Account Manager (Networks)

Job Title
Desk Based Sales Account Manager
Division
Network Services
Working Hours
9 to 5.30
Salary
£15k basic + uncapped commission, 1st year OTE = £25k
Benefits/Commission
Excellent commission package
Person Specification

Need to be confident, hard-working and with excellent people skills, previous sales experience essential, previous telecoms experience desirable.

Job Description

Generating new business and upselling within our existing customer base, telesales activity to follow up on specific marketing campaigns and cold calling into various customer databases.

How To Apply
Send CV to hr@focus-grp.co.uk
About
The Network Services division of Focus provide customers with an extensive range of wide area network (WAN) services including leased lines, EFM and MPLS. We are looking for a confident, hard-working individual with a track record of success and excellent people skills to join our high achieving sales team.
Socialising As Team/Company
There are lots of company social events throughout the year as well as various charity fundraising activities and team incentives.
Start Date
Flexible but ideally ASAP.
Location
Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4FJ

Account Manager/Sales Account Manager (IT)

Job Title
Account Manager/Sales Account Manager (IT)
Division
Focus IT
Working Hours
Monday to Friday, 09.00 – 17.30
Salary
Negotiable
Benefits/Commission
Uncapped commission, car after probation/allowance, mobile phone, laptop, expenses paid
Person Specification
We are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic salesperson to join our team. The successful candidate will have experience in IT sales with a focus on managed services, hosted solutions, Microsoft products and IT hardware.
Job Description
The successful candidate will be targeted to sell to new clients and up-sell in to our existing base of customers. Sales leads will be provided but we will expect the majority of sales to come from new business. Self-generation of new business is essential and you must be confident in approaching prospective clients via traditional selling methods such as cold-calling, networking and referrals. In return you will be rewarded with a generous salary, truly uncapped commission, some pre-qualified sales leads, 20 days holiday p/a, the potential for a company car or allowance and inclusion in our numerous team events and perks.
How To Apply
Please send CV’s with a covering letter to Ashley.glen@focus-grp.co.uk
About
Focus IT has grown from 4 to nearly 20 employees since 2011. We are a young, busy and professional but have an emphasis on team spirit and a relaxed office atmosphere free from micro-management and politics.
Socialising As Team/Company
We hold numerous company events throughout the year including a summer party where you can bring your family and a Christmas party. On top of this, many individual team events are held such as go-karting, paintball, spa days and F1 experiences to name just a few.
Start Date
Flexible but ideally ASAP.
Location
Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4FJ

Account Manager (Digital Media)

Job Title
Digital Media Account Manager
Division
Focus Digital Media
Working Hours
Monday to Friday, 09.00 – 17.30
Salary
Negotiable
Person Specification
We are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic digital Account Manager / Project Co-ordinator to join our team. The successful candidate will have experience in managing small to large branding / digital media projects.
Job Description

Project managing designers, developers and other suppliers to ensure delivery of client projects.

Developing existing client relationships and identifying and developing new business opportunities.

Suggesting product development and the identification of possible new client solutions.

How To Apply
Please send CV’s with a covering letter to hr@focus-grp.co.uk
About
Focus Digital Media is a small but flourishing team within the Focus Group. We are a young, busy and professional but have an emphasis on team spirit and a relaxed office atmosphere free from micro-management and politics.
Socialising As Team/Company
We hold numerous company events throughout the year including a summer party where you can bring your family and a Christmas party, both with free bar. On top of this, many individual team events are held such as go-karting, paintball, spa days and F1 experiences to name just a few.
Start Date
Flexible but ideally ASAP.
Location
Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4FJ

Sales Account Manager (Mobiles)

Job Title
Sales Account Manager
Division
Mobile
Working Hours
Mon-Fri, 9-5.30
Salary
£18-23K
Benefits/Commission
Generous, un-capped commission structure, company mobile, company car (subject to completing mandatory probation)
Person Specification
The ideal candidate would have experience selling mobile products (retail or b2b) and field sales experience. Telesales experience would be an advantage. Must have a full UK driving licence.
Job Description
Focus Mobile is looking for a New Business Mobile Account Manager, to sell mobile products to new and existing Focus Group customers. Candidates will ideally have experience selling mobile products and some ‘business to business’ sales experience. Although some leads will be provided, candidates will need to be willing to make pro-active sales calls to generate new business. Good customer service skills would be advantage. Office and field based.
How To Apply
Email Keane.beaken@focus-grp.co.uk
Location
Southwick, West Sussex, BN42 4FJ

Field Sales Executive x3 (Voice)

Job Title
Field Sales Executive
Division
Telecoms
Working Hours

8:30am – 5:30pm Monday.

9am – 5:30pm Tuesday to Friday

Salary
Subject to industry experience.
Benefits/Commission

Uncapped earnings. OTE can exceed £60k within first 2 years.

Option for Company Car, Mobile Phone & Healthcare

Person Specification

We are looking for a motivated, team player who is enthusiastic and has excellent business acumen. The ideal candidate will have a great attitude, be target driven and have the ability to optimise on sales opportunities. Successful applicants will have exceptional telephone skills to obtain new business with the drive and determination to meet specific monthly targets.

You will be well organised, computer literate and ideally have a background in Telecoms Sales.

Full UK Driving License required.

Job Description
As a Field Sales Executive you will be generating new business customers through cold calling, canvassing, and networking as well as through ongoing business development.
How To Apply
hr@focus-grp.co.uk
Location
Sevenoaks, Kent