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General Electric Industry Sales Manager in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

As part of the company’s strategic goals to provide products and solutions in support of the Energy Transition and global decarbonisation goals, the role will involve securing new orders, both through existing customers and targeted business development to open up new markets and customers. Develop leads and opportunities and drive the sales process from origination through to final negotiation and handing over to the project execution team. The role will have a commitment to continuous improvement ensuring the voice of the customer is fed back to the product leadership and marketing teams, to be incorporated into our product offering and development / R&D programs to further improve the differentiation of our offering in the market.

As part of the UK P&L team this will include adherence and compliance with the GEPC UK business processes, including but not limited to HR policies, EHS policy and compliance

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for

  • Leading opportunities to deliver Orders, Sales, Margin, and Down Payment targets.

  • Coordinating with the operation/execution team to deliver a positive customer experience from inquiry to after sales service

  • Identifying opportunities and drive commercial strategies for the customers in conjunction with regional organization, segment business leaders, segment equipment sales leaders, business development and key account managers, Marketing, Commercial Operations and Sales Operations teams

  • Providing service offerings along with new equipment either as part of the initial deal or once put into service (e.g. LTSAs, Digital and Parts) in coordination with the Service team.

  • Providing input into the marketing and product leadership teams to enhance the value proposition for the GE PC product and system offering in the Industry and the associated go to market strategy for the UK P&L.

  • Ensuring accurate and current project and opportunity information is maintained within the SFDC CRM system and ensure compliance with the commercial processes.

  • Ensuring a smooth and efficient handover of projects from sales to execution teams by working effectively in a team environment with Commercial Operations, System Business Operations, System Engineering and Finance etc.

  • Identifying, understanding, and communicating internally, customer specific and general market expectation, product and solution offering, pricing and commercial conditions.

  • Participating and supporting trade shows, conferences, and other market development activities within the region, including maintaining knowledge of market trends, customer requirements, competitor actions, and customer base

  • Supporting the Key Account Managers both within UK and other regions to build strategic level relationships with customer executive level leadership teams especially with those accounts with a large pipeline of projects in our targeted segments.

We are looking for a professional with:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline, and / or advanced business degree with applicable industry experience.

  • Proven track record of relevant sales experience in the power conversion industry with a good knowledge and experience on large complex electrical power systems.

  • Knowledge and experience across the key market segments, Ports, Utilities / Renewable, Rail, Test System, Metals and Mining.

  • Practical understanding of: current/emerging requirements of the various market segments; and customer financial drivers and needs.

  • Strong communication skills and confidence with customer presentations.

  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills; ability to work with colleagues and customers at all levels of the organizations.

  • Customer focused mind-set with proven ability to respond quickly to internal and external customer needs.

  • Flexible for frequent UK travel and occasional overseas travel.

  • Consistent track record of meeting performance objectives.

  • Self-starter with high energy and ability to energize others.

You can expect from us

  • Challenging and exciting projects.

  • A work environment where we understand that not everyone has the same expectations about their jobs, careers and work-life balance and we are happy to discuss flexibility requirements.

  • Attractive compensation.

  • Flexible benefits so you can build a package that fits your personal needs. Some core benefits are: Employer pension contribution (not subject to individual contribution), Income protection, Private Health Insurance and Life Assurance.

  • 26 days vacation + bank holidays

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