Regional Sales Manager Automotive| Sothern Germany

02-04-2024
Contract Form
Direct contract
Function
Sales and Business Development
Skills
Any
Languages
German
Salary
Negotiable

Job Description

Our client, a leading innovator in interconnect solutions for various applications, with a focus on automotive, seeks a Regional Sales Manager for their European operations, with a focus strong focus on the German market. This role entails spearheading sales and account management efforts to drive profitable business growth within the automotive sector. Additionally, you will oversee resource management in Europe to assemble a proficient team aligning with business goals.

Responsibilities

  • Strategically plan, prioritise, and execute sales efforts to generate RFQ pipeline and secure awards, meeting monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue targets.
  • Lead sales endeavors within designated regions, employing a strategic approach to secure net new business objectives.
  • Collaborate with various channels, including Distributors, Tier 1’s, and OEMs, to facilitate product approvals and releases.
  • Serve as a client advocate alongside Field Application Engineers, ensuring client requirements are comprehended and met by internal departments.
  • Gather customer intelligence to adapt sales strategies, identify market trends, and assess risks and opportunities.
  • Facilitate technical roadmap reviews and generate sales opportunities, adhering to brand management strategies.
  • Develop annual budgets and portfolio strategies to expand business utilising cutting-edge automotive technologies.
  • Devise penetration plans to engage new customers within the assigned territory.
  • Cultivate relationships with engineering and purchasing departments to augment sales volume.
  • Identify opportunities within automotive product portfolios, catering to evolving customer needs.
  • Collaborate with customer Engineering to devise automotive interconnect solutions at product and system levels.
  • Work in conjunction with sister divisions to leverage relationships and provide comprehensive automotive interconnect solutions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary (Minimum 50%).

Requirements

  • Experience in team management, including sales and application engineers.
  • Technical degree preferred, or strong technical background or experience.
  • Experience in the automotive industry and familiarity with APQP/PPAP processes advantageous.
  • Proficiency in automotive interconnect, RF interconnect, and/or automotive components.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work remotely with minimal supervision.
  • Strong negotiation skills for new business development.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, project management experience, and exceptional communication skills.
  • Fluency in German and English, both written and spoken.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package 
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Company car
  • Home-based (remotely in Southern Germany)
  • Opportunities to grow the market and build your own team!

 

Sounds interesting? Apply directly or contact davide@adamsrecruitment.com or mariya@adamsrecruitment.com for more information.

 

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