Posted on :
1 Nov, 2017
1 Nov, 2017
Would you like a part of the world as your playground as you take up an advanced technical sales role in a strong international organisation? Are you interested in taking the responsibility for developing the Water Treatment area of our business, specifically Dosing & Disinfection in West Africa and driving our business in that area?
Job Title: Area Sales Manager West Africa – Water Treatment
What is the job about?
As Area Sales Manager, you take on a business development role with a clear sales distinction. The solutions you sell are for chemical treatment and disinfection of waste water, industrial water or drinking water. In cooperation with the Grundfos local sales organisation, you visit customers to sell system solutions with a focus on expanding the current sales volume.
Reporting to the Deputy General Manager for Grundfos in West Africa, with a dotted line to our Water Treatment Business development manager based in Southern Africa, you will be part of a growing team of highly skilled professionals, which will help develop our Water Treatment business in this strategically important sector for Grundfos in Africa.
As such, you act as the advanced technical expert, putting together complete tailor-made systems and solutions, and in the process, you work closely with Grundfos customers to cater to their needs and wishes. You then prioritise the different aspects of the process and set the implementation in motion within time frame, budget, quality and specific customer demands.
What do you need to apply?
You must have a technical or university degree within Engineering, preferably Chemical Process Engineering, a strong sales profile and 5+ years of experience within this specific customer segment. You speak and write fluent English and French
As a person, you have a commercial mind set combined with the ability to communicate with stakeholders on many different levels. Being able to listen to the customers’ needs and turn those into offers requires your technical understanding and flexibility as well as you being open-minded and outgoing.