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Sales Manager

Requisition ID:  28570
Location(s): 

Hamburg, HH, DE

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

 

Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

Our Sales Central region are looking for a new Sales Manger to join our exciting future. If you have the skill and enthusiasm to make an impact as a Sales Manager (f/m/d) in our business, then we would be very keen on hearing from you! 

 

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 and world 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 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:

  • are integral in meeting and exceeding our annual order intake targets, by supervising 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 coordinate 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

  • You must have a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent

  • We expect you to bring a high level of proven experience in Sales, Commercial Sales or Business Development, ideally within renewable energy or another project-based sector

  • You will bring a solid level of contract negotiation skills and experience with complex technical contracts from your career so far

  • Ability to identify and involve business stakeholders

  • Fluent German and English is mandatory

 
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 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 who is motivated by our joint effort to combat climate change.

 

Additional information

The primary work location will be Hamburg, Germany.

You will need to apply online in order to be considered before the 30th of July 2022. We will review applications on an ongoing basis, why we can withdraw the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. 

For additional information, please contact Recruiter, Vipula Patel: vippa@vestas.com


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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.