Sales Manager BENELUX

Sales Manager BENELUX

Posted 4 months ago

On behalf of a global German Manufacturing Organisation, AD Energy is seeking a Benelux Sales Manager.  Candidates of interest must reside in the Netherlands, possess proven sales management/ solar experience and speak the Dutch language.

Our client has been a long-standing business with more than 100 years of history, employing over 15,000 professionals across the world! The business holds a strong growth philosophy and wish to ensure that only the highest quality of service and solutions for varies market sectors including Automation, Automotive, and most importantly Photovoltaics is offered. This position is a crucial hire for the Photovoltaics Business Unit, where the appointed person will become a part of an established European Commercial Team.

Reporting directly to the European Sales Director for the Business Unit, this position’s aim is to increase sales and commercial presence within the region (Benelux) though diligent channel management and implement the new client acquisition strategy for installers. This opportunity is a fantastic role for a solar PV commercial professional who is seeking a new challenge: to take ownership of a growing sales region and accelerate existing business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Devise and implement sales commercial plan, reporting to the European Sales Director and senior board
  • Complete management and coordination of the commercial strategy
  • Operationally manage and commercially support solar and electrical wholesalers with sales, business planning, and product queries
  • Evaluate distributor partnerships and frameworks aligned to growth strategy
  • Focus on new client acquisition with solar and electrical installers
  • Identify new sales and business opportunities-pursue commercial plan and engage in negotiation
  • Close new business opportunities and sale deals
  • Partake in sales and business administration tasks
  • Deliver sales presentations and product demonstrations to all existing and prospective internal and external partners
  • Deliver product installer training and seminars
  • Execute brand and company message- ensure the business is the supplier of choice
  • Attend to initial product queries within the region, follow technical and product escalation procedure is required
  • Keep abreast with the business status and products of competitors
  • Utilise market research and knowledge to devise corrective or progressive plans to accelerate the business growth further in region
  • Achieve Sales KPI’s according to annual business plan
  • Monitor the market share of business
  • Ensure excellent customer satisfaction

Key requirements:

  • Educated in the field of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Power, Renewables or related technical field
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years’ technical sales experience, preferably within solar pv and energy storage
  • Knowledge of solar, PV, photovoltaics is highly advantageous
  • Possess direct experience in managing channel sales, working with distributors
  • Understand acquiring new business partners, working with installers within the region
  • Demonstrate proven experience with executing new sales strategy and increasing market share
  • Must show keen sales and operations management experience and ability
  • A keen enthusiasm working with client and assisting them to find the best solution
  • Be a very independent sales professional with a proactive approach
  • Be motivated to get things done and there for customers
  • Express exceptional interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to work alongside all levels of employee and management to achieve shared goal
  • Candidate must speak Dutch and English, another European language would be beneficial
  • Willingness to travel extensively across Benelux

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