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You as a Sales Specialist -Tanzania for Power Grid – Marketing & Sales Business Unit will directly report to the Sales Manager-Tanzania. You are responsible for sales of products/systems/services within a designated market in accordance with strategy. Build long term customer relationships and manage resolution to specific customer needs and issues. Identify and develop sales opportunities.
- 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 Hitachi Energy and ensures the successful outcome of transactions, contracts and proposals by using effective sales techniques.
- Communicates details in accordance with Hitachi Energy’s 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.
- Degree or Diploma in Electric or Electronic Engineering or equivalent
- Minimum 5-7 years of experience in customer relationship building, business development and sales in the utility environment in Tanzania.
- Proven track record of sales of Power Grid projects and products
- In depth understanding of the market and operating environment of the target country
- Proven experience in working with cross-country teams in the business areas of Power Grids is advantageous.
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