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Regional Sales Manager- Central Europe

Not Remote APITech
  • Schwabach, Germany View on Map
  • Post Date : 2021-09-30
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Job Detail

  • Job type Full time
  • Job categories Marketing & Sales

Job Description

Welcome to APITech! We hire people who are curious, resilient, and want to make a difference. Our employee’s impact goes beyond designing and manufacturing electronic components, together our work is exploring space, protecting soldiers, and saving lives. Our high performance components, assemblies, and subsystems are used inside mission critical environments; such as, the space station, fighter jets, and embedded medical devices. Our company of experienced engineers and technologists work by these values – safety, integrity, respect, ethics, trust and continuous improvement. Join a company where we strive to put excellence in everything we do, including your career. Learn more about us at apitech.com/careers.

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for meeting or exceeding the territory’s orders budget, discovering and closing new opportunities and customers, while cultivating a relationship and assessing their needs. Once these needs are determined, the Regional Sales Manager is responsible for taking them through the sales process working with the appropriate product line personnel to capture the business. Additionally, this position is responsible for presenting further business opportunities with current customers and supporting existing business. The Regional Sales Manager will work closely with the Area Sales Director, territory’s sales representatives, authorized distributors and factory personnel to develop a sales funnel to position the region (Central Europe) to meet corporate goals. The Regional Sales Manager will be required to sell all APITech products.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Provide support as needed to customers, representatives and product line personnel to develop a robust sales pipeline; promote /develop new products and frame the competitive landscape of the territory.
  • Understand the territory’s customers, competitors, markets and APITech’s capabilities to target new opportunities. Obtain customer feedback for new product idea generation.
  • Develop and execute key account development plans to promote growth within region.
  • Generate opportunity capture plans with product line personnel along with strategies to increase the win probability of significant opportunities.
  • Develop strong working relationships with customers, representatives and product line personnel to facilitate the capture of new opportunities.
  • In conjunction with the Area Sales Director and Product Line Leads – contribute in the formulation of the sales ‘bookings’ plan.
  • Plan visit campaigns to maximize number of contacts and efficiency of travel
  • Work closely with applicable product-based sales managers and sales channels as well as market sales leads
  • Assist with the company marketing and sales promotion activities, seminars, trade shows etc.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:  The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage representatives to meet sales goals and obtain required administrative information.
  • Review and approve monthly commissions. Provide administrative reporting as required.
  • Effectively interface with internal personnel, customers and representatives to champion and win new business and secure existing business.
  • Improve/maintain account status for key accounts in area of responsibility
  • Gain critical intelligence regarding new business opportunities to increase the win probability and to best support customer needs.
  • Must be able to articulate customers’ needs to product lines to facilitate new product and product derivative discussions.
  • Perform back-up, training, and other duties as requested

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience Years: 5-8 years
  • Experience Type: Defense, Space, Wireless/Telecom, Industrial
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certificates/Licenses: None Required

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Ability to scout & capture new business opportunities.
  • Detailed & excellent follow-up skills to provide the necessary actions on open opportunities & issues.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with customers, partners and BU personnel to facilitate the capture of new opportunities as well as provide API with technology/product trends for innovation.
  • Pre-existing Relationships with DOD prime contractors
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to sell & promote to both external & internal customers.
  • Fluent in English
  • Proficient with CRM platforms and usage
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 50%
  • Sales Experience related to RF/Microwave and/or EMI products
  • Experience working with main defense prime contractors or from military service/defense prime contractors

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office Based

DIRECT REPORTS: No Direct Reports 

 

Travel Required: Up to 60% of the time

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 

Must-Haves:
1.  Speak both English and German
2.  Reside in the country of Germany
3.  Experience with Business to Business Sales
4.  5-8 years of experience selling to Defense, Space, Wireless/Telecom, Industrial markets

 

Company Culture & Perks

We are a global engineering & manufacturing company. Our high performance components, assemblies, and subsystems are used inside mission-critical environments; such as the space station, fighter jets, and embedded medical devices. We design and build technologies that support some of the world’s most essential industries, including Space, Defense, Medical, Industrial, and Communications. We combine expertise in engineering, manufacturing, and operational excellence, and invest in our employees through training and professional development. Our company of experienced engineers and technologists work by these values – safety, integrity, respect, ethics, trust, and continuous improvement. Learn more by visiting apitech.com or by watching our careers video.

Interview Steps:
1.  Phone Screen with APITech Recruiter
2.  Virtual Panel Interview
3.  1/1 Phone Interview with VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing

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