Sales Manager - United Kingdom

Sales & Business Development
Ref: 139 Date Posted: Monday 16 Sep 2019
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OUR CLIENT
Our client is a global leader in Wind Turbine technology, Wind Power Project Development and Service.  Headquartered in Germany and active globally, with over 30 years’ experience in Wind Power Generation.

LOCATION: UK

THE POSITION: SALES MANAGER

The main focus of the role is to develop business interests and secure sales contracts for wind energy converters and associated services for the business. You will be reporting to the Head of Sales UK.

The role requires knowledge of business, the experience of high-value sales within a similar field and an interest in wind energy / renewable energies. Strong customer relationship building and analytical skills are essential, as is a persuasive capacity and collaborative approach to customer demands. The role needs a highly committed, positive, ambitious and forward-thinking individual with the exceptional interpersonal ability

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work with the Head of UK Sales to target sales to specific customers and secure projects 
  • Develop a strong understanding of our technical and commercial offering
  • Engage, network and develop positive long term relationships with key customers
  • Formally present our offer to customers 
  • Informally provide expert consultancy and provide advice to customers
  • Influence key customer decision-makers towards selecting us for their projects 
  • Work with Sales Assistance to prepare sales offers, tenders and contracts 
  • Follow internal processes with the support of Sales Assistance 
  • Carry out contract negotiations with customers through to contract signature 
  • Secure resources from sales support departments, such as site assessment 
  • Develop strong internal relationships with Project Management colleagues to ensure positive project execution 
  • Act as the face of the Company to the customer, providing ad hoc post-sales customer support where required 
  • Liaise with Sales Managers in other countries to share best practice
  • Participate pro-actively in sales team meetings to help shape department strategy 
    • Participate in fairs and exhibitions to generate and maintain business relationships
  • Create and maintain data in our online customer relationship management system (CRM)

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • University degree in a technical field
  • Proficiency in the electro-technical sector, basic knowledge of business and experience in high value sales with similar tasks would be an advantage
  • Knowledge about and interest in wind energy / renewable energies
  • Demonstrate strong management and analytical skills, persuasive ability and collaborative approach to customer demands
  • Highly committed, as well as ambitious and forward-thinking

 


Get in touch with 
Jay Bettle

Jay@intelligentemployment.com       
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 436