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Sales Manager (f/m/d)

Requisition ID:  17284
Location(s): 

Hamburg, HH, DE Rheine, NW, DE Berlin, BE, DE

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

 

Vestas Factory

Sales Manager (f/m/d) 
DE, Hamburg | Specialist | Full-Time 
| ID: 17284 

Our Sales Central region are always keen on meeting interesting Sales talents (f/m/d) who feel Vestas can offer an exciting future. If you (f/m/d) have the skill and enthusiasm to make an impact as a Sales Manager (f/m/d) in our business, then we would be interested in hearing from you (f/md)! 
 

Sales > SBU NCE > Sales Germany Central
 

Sales Central is part of Vestas Northern and Central Europe (NCE); the largest Business Unit of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the leading manufacturer of wind turbines.

 

The Sales Central team consists of a diverse group of skilled and motivated colleagues covering Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The sales team include Sales Managers and Commercial Engineers and work with many stakeholders from different functional areas. Our sales team works across five different offices, always pursues an open dialogue and respectful collaboration without silos. We are purpose focused and are enthusiastic about renewable energy!


In the next years, we expect the German onshore market to growth and to reach new heights. We in Sales Central are taking the lead in preparing our organization, our customers and the broader market for this exciting journey. While doing this, we will overhaul and massively improve the way we work in Sales to increase our market share, reduce transaction cost, and keep a high level of quality in our projects from the early sales phase until the operations of the wind turbines. At Vestas we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is vital for accelerating the green energy transition. We know our differences make us stronger, more innovative, and better equipped to address the issues of the future.


Responsibilities
As a Sales Manager you (f/m/d) play an integral role in directing and effectively closing projects throughout the entire sales cycle. By staying in close contact with both internal and external stakeholders you (f/m/d):

  • are integral in meeting and exceeding our annual order intake targets, by leading colleagues throughout the sales cycle, from prospects identification, tendering, deal optimization, to negotiation and closure of supply contracts.
  • remain close to our customers and will be responsible for establishing and developing our customer relationships, building trust and create an understanding for customers’ business case and based on that provide ideal value propositions
  • are a key enabler in creating the business case and manage the communication and input between internal and external stakeholders
  • stay up to date on market trends, customer and competitor activities and share insight amongst sales managers and other colleagues
  • contribute to the development of Vestas' commercial strategy

 
Qualifications

We expect you (f/m/d):

  • have a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent
  • to bring a high level of proven experience in Sales, Commercial Sales or Business Development, ideally within renewable energy or another project-based sector
  • will bring a solid level of contract negotiation skills and experience with complex technical contracts from your career so far
  • have the ability to identify and involve business stakeholders
  • are fluent German and English (these language skills are a mandatory requirement)

 
Competencies

  • Result-oriented attitude and an ability to thrive in ever-changing conditions
  • Confident attitude and solid communication skills 
  • Effective stakeholder management skills
  • Solid financial understanding and investigative capabilities
  • Ability to work under time sensitive environments and willingness to go the "extra mile"
     

What we offer
We offer an exciting, developing role close to the business as well as an immersion into both the technical and commercial aspects of wind energy projects. With much interface to other departments and influence on the commercial outcome of projects, it is a potent opportunity within renewable energy.

 

You (f/md) will join an enthusiastic sales team in Vestas, who are committed to power the sustainable future. We work in an atmosphere where everyone is prepared to assist when needed. We seek an aspirational person (f/m/d) who is motivated by our joint effort to combat climate change.
 

Additional Information
The primary location we would hire for this position would be Hamburg, Rheine or Berlin, Germany.


If you (f/m/d) are you’re interested in joining our Sales Manager career track then please submit your details by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and send in your a CV and cover letter. We are very pleased to receive unsolicited applications and candidates (f/m/d) will be invited to interviews on a rolling basis. 

 

For additional information, please contact Talent Acquisition Partner Michelle Haubo Kogstad Nielsen: +45 6066 6705.
 


About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels