Bracknell, UK

Area Sales Manager - UPS - £45K OTE

Thu 02/11/2017

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £40000/annum £45k OTE

The Company:

* Global manufacturing leader - the company's brand often opens doors and allows easier access to clients
* The organisation has market leading technology. Their UPS systems are the most energy efficient in the marketplace
* The scale of the business means there are excellent development and progression opportunities
* The company is the first choice for a number of blue-chip companies - very well regarded

The Role:

* Area sales role, focusing on the sales of 3-phase UPS systems from 30kVa up to multi mega-watt size solutions, plus selling related ancillary equipment including precision cooling/rack systems/emergency lighting
* The successful post holder will be targeting banking and finance institutions, data centres, commercial offices, hospitals and universities
* The route-to-market includes dealing with end users electrical contractors and consultants in equal measure, however, the company's preferred strategy involves getting buy-in with the end users early to ensure products are specified into to contractor/consultant clients
* Target for the Area will be £1.2m, with an average order value for small/medium size projects at £40/50k-100k. There are usually small number of large projects per year that can net £(Apply online only)k each, so 2 or 3 of these a year can go a long way to achieving target
* Although there is an internal Tele-marketing team, this person will be expected to be involved in pro-active lead generation and hunting out new business opportunities, as well as managing the existing account they will be given upon commencement of employment
* Covering the West Midlands/South West/Wales

The Ideal Person:

* The ideal match will be a 'ready-made' UPS sales professional, who has several years experience selling this equipment to the End User/Contractor/Consultant sales triangle
* The company will also consider people from an LV Switchgear background as this represents a relatively easy knowledge transfer. The minimum requirement is that candidates will have at least 3 years in UPS/Switchgear sales
* The successful candidate will be required to represent the company as a "trusted advisor", meaning they should be able to talk on a technical level to the people they are selling to. As a result, it is required that candidates hold a relevant engineering qualification at HNC/HND/Degree level or come from an apprenticeship background
* Candidates need to be pro-active, entrepreneurial and willing to seek out opportunities
* Additionally, they do not want candidates who required a lot of mentoring - this is a role for someone who is a self starter and has a high degree of resilience and enthusiasm for the role
* Individuals must have a solutions sales approach

Consultant: Yasmine Shaban

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

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