Strategic Sales Manager – Germany

Strategic Sales Manager – Germany

Centrax Deutschland GmbH has an exciting new opportunity for a Strategic Sales Manager to manage, maintain and build a stronger market share for its German business base.
Centrax specialises in the manufacture and service of gas turbine powered generator sets which are mainly used for combined heat and power. Centrax is a global company with a broad customer base throughout the world and employs approximately 250 people.

Centrax Deutschland GmbH has an exciting new opportunity for a Strategic Sales Manager to manage, maintain and build a stronger market share for its German business base.

Centrax specialises in the manufacture and service of gas turbine powered generator sets which are mainly used for combined heat and power. Centrax is a global company with a broad customer base throughout the world and employs approximately 250 people.

The role will suit an individual with experience of the full spectrum of the sales process gained within the energy industry, ideally with knowledge of gas turbines and German energy markets.

The role will involve working closely with internal departments, clients, agents, subcontractors and third parties, delivering excellent customer service while adding value to our business.

The successful candidate must be a German resident, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and live within a commutable distance of Giessen. There will be a requirement to travel throughout Germany and into other countries therefore candidates must hold a valid passport and driving licence.

Reporting to the UK based Executive Manager of Sales, Marketing & Projects, fluent English and German verbal and written skills are essential.

Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in the German CHP industry, be educated to engineering degree level (electrical or mechanical) and be able to demonstrate a professional sales track record following recognised sales training.

The role is focused on the following areas:

  • Negotiation and closure of all commercial and contractual aspects of a sale including signing of contracts
  • Initial evaluation and appraisal of potential projects
  • Management of and liaison with agents and other Sales personnel in your region
  • Management of the submission of quotations to clients
  • Project costing
  • Quotation evaluation
  • Risk review
  • Handover of projects

The salary offered for this role will be subject to the skills and experience of the successful candidate and will include a company vehicle.

Please provide a full CV and covering letter when applying and also provide an explanation for any gaps in your employment history where applicable, along with your salary expectations.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 30 November 2020

Whilst applications from persons meeting all of the essential requirements are invited, applicants must be working in Germany or already have the right to do so.

Centrax is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. Information by which you can be identified during and after the recruitment process will be handled in accordance with our Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

For Recruiters
At Centrax we know the precise type of person who would flourish in our business. As such we will not consider speculative or unsolicited CVs from agencies whether emailed to Centrax employees or the HR team.

We only use agencies who have signed up to our preferred supplier list and have an understanding of our business. Only our selected recruitment partners will earn a fee where we have instructed them directly within a specific remit.

Date of Advertisement: 09 October 2020
Vacancy Ref: 2011