Area Sales Manager - Midlands

Basic Info

Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job type
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

Responsible for sales of products/systems/services within a designated market in accordance with the Drives and Controls strategy. Build long term customer relationships and manage resolution to specific customer needs and issues. Identify and develop sales opportunities

Your responsibilities

  • • Volume and profit Sells products/systems/services to customers, focusing on volume, mix and profitability targets for assigned Business Units/Product Groups
  • • Customer relations Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships to understand customer needs, promote customer understanding of full product/systems/services offering, and align to provide a solution. Ensures a positive customer
  • experience throughout the sales process
  • • Sales plans Prepares sales plans using company tools. Performs regular status reviews and proposes recovery plan(s) in cases of potential order shortfalls
  • • Sales Creates added value for the customer and ABB and ensures the successful outcome of transactions, contracts and proposals by using effective sales techniques. Communicates details in accordance with ABB offering and strategy (delivery
  • time, payments, and general terms and conditions)
  • • Marketing Ensures efficient marketing activities and value proposition to customers
  • • New market opportunities Identifies and drives the development of new market opportunities in the designated market and ensures know-how sharing and cross-collaboration
  • • Administration Manages administrative procedures in sales processes, and supports collection and project management activities when needed
  • • Offer preparation Prepares offers in coordination with the bid and proposal department and/or the Marketing Manager
  • • Ensures appropriate technical and financial aspects of offers, including prices and trading conditions
  • • Channel Partner Management – Support and manage the assigned channel partner on a day to day basis technically commercially and with joint visits and customer technical training where required

Your background

  • Essential
  • • HND/HNC Electrical Engineering
  • • Experience of supporting a front end sales operation
  • • Networking, social, team builder, result and customer oriented; assertive but also flexible
  • • Having hunger for business & result making
  • • Willingness to travel
  • • Competence in products, applications, markets and competition
  • • Commercial aptitude
  • • Variable Speed Drives and Motor experience
  • • Energy saving theory and audit experience
  • • HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering
  • • Presentation Skills

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

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