Sales Director

  • Permanent
  • Germany

Job Description

 

AD Energy is working with a world-famous solar manufacturer, which is looking to add a crucial senior hire to its international team.

The business prides itself on high-quality, market-leading products for the residential and commercial market, as a result of its focus on R&D and a dedication to continuing innovation.

Our client is looking to appoint a Sales Director, to oversee the existing team and actively devise and execute a commercial growth strategy. This position is a fantastic opportunity to add real value and to create a greater footprint for a continually progressive business within the Solar Industry.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Reporting to European Managing Director on all relevant operational and commercial strategies
  • Take full commercial sales and business development responsibility in DACH
  • Manage operational sales and technical support team
  • Undertake market research for strategy refinement and business planning
  • Prepare annual plans, monthly sales and sales reports
  • Effectively implement and execute market sales/ commercial strategy
  • Maintain, pursue, and establish further business relations with distributors and manage the B2B2C plan
  • Pursue a proactive market approach for new client acquisition
  • Keep abreast of influencing market drivers, competitive market factors that might potentially effect company market share
  • Successfully and actively work on increasing market share
  • Coordinate internal and external support for sales, business development, marketing, technical service with HQ
  • Hire, engage and develop a world-class Sales team
  • Be an advocate for the brand and company, be fully immersed with the product portfolio and developments
  • Participate in industry exhibitions, tradeshows, conference and relevant meeting as leading company representative

Key Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ local sales leadership experience within the Solar PV Industry
  • Proven commercial team management experience
  • In-depth and extensive PV market knowledge and technical product ability, enthusiasm for innovation
  • Direct commercial experience and knowledge about Solar Inverters and PV Systems would be highly advantageous
  • Possess an established network with credible distributors and installers,
  • Strong business acumen, negotiation and communication skills
  • Strategic and flexible nature, able to adapt accordingly to high pressure and dynamic market
  • Ability to prioritize high-priority demands and workloads, work effectively in an intense environment
  • Ability to be a keen and supportive team player
  • Commercial and solutions-orientated
  • Detail-orientated, a good problem solver
  • Fluent English language ability

On offer is a competitive salary plus a strong bonus and car allowance. Please get in touch to discuss in more detail: tom.monaco@energy-recruitment.com

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 50 MB.

Supporting You at Every Step

We’ve built our reputation on one basis – a people-first approach that focuses on culture and ability.

For candidates that need additional support, we’re able to prepare you for the entire application process. Whether you need help with your job search or preparing for an interview, we make sure that you’re always prepared for the next step in your application.

We have a range of resources available, all available for you to read for free.