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Area Sales Manager 80-100% (f/m/d)

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Hitachi Energy Switzerland Ltd, High Voltage Products, is renowned worldwide as a specialist for power transmission and distribution. The Service unit is responsible for the worldwide after sales support of generator circuit-breaker (GCB) systems and gas insulated switchgears (GIS) for both Transmission (220kV-550kV) and Sub-transmission (60kV-170kV) level, including training, installation and commissioning, scheduled maintenance, value-added services, troubleshooting, extensions, retrofits and replacements. You have a higher education with a technical and/or commercial focus? You have profound sales experience with strong negotiation skills? You are highly experienced in working closely together with customers from different countries, you understand their requirements and you are able to handle any complaints or issues? You have self-motivation and persistence as well as a service-mindset? Then we have the right opportunity for you! Become an Area Sales Manager! We are looking forward to your application.

Your Responsibilities

  • Pro-active sales, acquisition and marketing activities in assigned sales area for Standardised and Non-Standardized service offerings, includes definition of pricing for sales area

  • Prepare offers in close collaboration with customer and internal partners

  • Develop and understand customer requirements and actively support customer decisions, provide customer support, consulting services and actively receive customer feedback.

  • Actively solve customer requests, complaints or issues competent in a timely manner

  • Develop and look after customer relationships (internal and external), sales and service channels

  • Provide yearly market analysis, competitor analysis, customer developments and regional challenges

  • Closely monitor customer budgets and targets with actuals and actively close gaps

Your background

  • Higher education with technical and/or commercial focus (University, FH, TS or similar)

  • Profound experience in sales, acquisitions and negotiations

  • Several years of work experience, preferably in a similar position

  • Very good knowledge with SAP, MS Office

  • Drive and persistence combined with strong skills in motivation others

  • Fluent in English, other languages (e.g. German) are a plus

  • Willingness to travel up to 30%

Ort Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Jobtyp Full time
Erfahrung Experienced
Position Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Vertrag Regular
Veröffentlichungsdatum 2023-04-24
Referenznummer R0018245
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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. www.hitachienergy.com