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Account Manager - Solar - Belgium

Account Manager - Solar - Belgium

  • Location

    Belgium

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    DOE

  • Contact:

    Nathan Quinn

  • Contact email:

    nathan@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Quinn

The Opportunity

A rare opportunity to join one of the biggest micro inverter manafacturers, currently with over 120M inverters installed globally. The client offers a great route of progression in an already well established company that has the biggest US market share as well as being listed on the US stock exchange.

The Role

  • Actively pursue direct sales leads with installers, investors and utility companies
  • Assist with forecast of revenue on a regular basis and review sales results to ensure that established targets are being met; take corrective action where required
  • Nurture the relationship with leading PV project developers at multiple levels to ensure that the client remains the supplier of choice for power conversion electronics for their installations
  • Assist the product management teams and the management to define and improve the product portfolio for use in the Belgian market by regularly gathering feedback from customers, business partners and by closely monitoring industry trends
  • Provide input regarding marketing and product positioning strategies specific to the Belgian market
  • Successfully execute a brand and messaging strategy and act as an external evangelist for the brand
  • Liaise with the Belgian team to ensure that sales targets are being defined and met

The Person 

  • A BA/BS in a related technical discipline such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc.
  • Fluent in Flemish and French & acceptable English (writing, speaking, listening)
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in technical sales and must have previous experience in the PV industry
  • Network in the Belgian PV industry is a significant advantage
  • Solid and verifiable track record of overachievement, candidates should have a verifiable record of successfully growing market share
  • Strong technical aptitude with the ability to understand the technical workings of the client product line and convey the advanced technical product benefits to potential customers in easy-to-grasp terms
  • Proven track record of identifying, negotiating/converting and closing large euro deals
  • Ability to identify and convert new accounts while maintaining existing relationships
  • Demonstrated success in operating effectively in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, complex, rapid growth environment
  • A distinct customer service focus
  • Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working for an international organization is preferred
  • A hungry go-getter with a strong can-do and hands-on attitude
  • Technical savvy
  • An energetic, highly motivated and driven sales person who is willing to roll up his/her sleeves and do whatever is personally necessary to guarantee the success of the company
  • Team Player!