Schneider Electric Industry Sales Leader (East Africa) Jobs in Kenya
Schneider Electric Industry Sales Leader (East Africa) Jobs in KenyaJob Purpose Lead high performance sales team within the Schneider Electric – Industry Sales Force, accountable for all commercial activities in the industry segment and the sale of industry leading products, solutions, and services.
Responsible for the development of profitable growth strategies, along with associated sales forecasting, budgeting, and staffing decisions.
Provide coaching and development activities for sales staff necessary to achieve sales targets, pursue key prospects, negotiate and construct appropriate terms of sales.
This role will be responsible for all industrial products of SE portfolio (PLCs, Switchgear, MCCs) and will cut across the broader industry (WWW, F&B, O&G, P&P)
The job is based in Nairobi and cover all East African countries, mainly Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda and will report to the CEO-East Africa.
Manage and coach team’s members
Assess people’s performance
Recruit and develop talents
Identify, qualify potential partners in industrial automation
Develop a solid network of System integrators and OEM to serve the East Africa Market
Buy and Integrate SE products and equipment
Define markets, market potentials and appropriate sales strategies for the Industry segment. Partner with End Users, System Integrators, OEM’s and distributors to plan strategies, provide quality service, train customers, and provide the support necessary for attainment of customer’s goals and objectives. Anticipate obstacles and develop alternative strategies.
Formulate, communicate, implement, and evaluate strategic and tactical sales plans. Provide coaching to ensure successful execution of plans.
Maintain active relationships with Schneider Electric customers. Negotiate discrepancies between customer and Schneider Electric expectations.
Provide coaching and development activities for sales staff necessary to achieve sales targets; identify and pursue key prospects, develop bid strategies, negotiate and construct appropriate terms of sale.
Coordinate sales activities in Sales region in conjunction with other Segment Sales Leads to penetrate key accounts.
Utilize lean principles to continuously examine processes, identifying necessary improvements and coordinating implementation.
Administer and/or establish company policies that directly affect employees.
Drive Business and opportunity management through strict CRM compliance.
Electrical Engineering qualification
10 years of varied experience in sales, marketing, and product management. Relevant work experience and/or established networks in the Electrical Industry are desirable.
Technical know-how in engineering for electrical background and industry automation
Experience in Eastern African countries
A wide network of contacts in the Electrical Market.
Worked in leading companies in the Electrical Industry ( SE, Chint, ABB, Legrand, Siemens )
Experience in penetrating New Markets
Knowledge of Schneider Electric Partner and Industry knowledge
Knowledge of Industry automation as well as electrical distribution
English speaking mandatory
High level of autonomy. Proactive and self-motivated team leader.
Vision and strong strategic sense
Familiar with technical business
Very Strong commercial skills and attitude
Ability to build team capacities and develop resources
Customer Relationship Management
Good interpersonal, negotiation and problem-solving skills
Innovative and creative skills
Self-Confident and skilled Communicator
How to Apply
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