Siemens Business Development Manager Fire Service Agreements (PUSH) in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Job Family: Sales
Req ID: 340089
Are you passionate about solving some of the world's most pressing challenges and making buildings smarter, more efficient, and more productive? Are you interested in developing your career path within a global technology powerhouse which empowers employee creativity to change, challenge, and influence our business and customer relationships?
This is the career for you!
SIEMENS Smart Infrastructure is seeking a confident and self-motivated technical sales professional to grow our Fire Service business nationwide.
This individual would lead Fire Service business development activities for the Enterprise Zone by uncovering and developing sales opportunities through relationships with end users and facility management companies. This role will report directly to the Zone Sales Manager and is a home office-based position .
Working with sales resources throughout the country, this individual is expected to generate and manage a large number of highly qualified opportunities for Siemens Smart Infrastructure fire services. At the direction of this individual, assigned area resources will handle technical and proposal responsibilities while this individual focuses on developing and establishing strong ongoing relationships with key stakeholders, contracting personnel, and owners. This individual shall be an expert on Siemens existing contracting vehicles and strategies and shall work to favorably position Siemens Smart Infrastructure for new fire service business.
Drive programmatic Engagement at a high levelwithin the accounts to drive service agreement growth for Siemens and
Develop business opportunities and generatesales volume
Develop projects to enhance the company’sprobability of success through price and preference
Neutralize or put competition at a disadvantage
Supports Area and Zone sales management withstrategic planning and forecasting
Maintains technical competence of company’sproducts, applications and services
Represents Siemens in industry associations,professional organization and affiliations
Follows through on sold projects to ensuresatisfactory approval ratings and to create outstanding customer value
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
Required education: High school diploma,state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam required
Required travel: 50%
General Computer skills required
Excellent verbal and written communicationskills in English required
Strong interpersonal skills
This individual must possess an outgoingpersonality, be able to present herself/himself and Siemens in a professionaland positive way and work well in a team environment.
Demonstrates an expert knowledge of FireServices
Effectively uses fundamental concepts,practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization
Must have a valid driver’s license in goodstanding
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without thecurrent or future need for sponsorship
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
· Bachelor’s degree preferred
Job Family Responsibilities:
Develops / builds / cultivates long-term relationships with key management within the customer organization. Assists management in devising sales plans and strategies. May lead team reviews and updates of account plan based on changing market, customer conditions, and competitive activity.
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge of field of specialization to the successful completion of complex assignments. Demonstrates advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates significant knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues. Typically 8-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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