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Area Sales Manager Gas Insulated Switchgear (80-100%)

ABB Schweiz AG

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Area Sales Manager Gas Insulated Switchgear (80-100%)

The important European market calls for the ability to innovate, assertiveness, flexibility and the capability to sustain one’s position in a tough negotiation environment. As Area Sales Manager in Zurich-Oerlikon, it is your exciting task to distribute a cutting edge product portfolio. Are you a team player? Do you have a conceptual and independent approach to work? Join us and shape the future!

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- Support the product marketing manager, globally operating Product Group Territory Marketing Managers, as well as local front end sales organizations

- Prepare market analyses and develop market strategies and process commercial and technical customer requests

- Perform risk reviews and set up cost calculations

- Devise complete offers and negotiations with internal and external customers

- Hand over projects to project management

- Prepare production forecasts and provide support in preparing sales key figures (budget)

- Hold customer workshops, sales trainings, and participate in trade fairs

- Carry out regular customer visits

- Degree (Bachelor/Master) in a technical discipline and, ideally, electro-technical education plus further qualification in business administration
- Working experience in sales and customer acquisition as well as knowledge of the market
- Product know-how in the field of substations and/or switchgear desirable
- Very good command of written and verbal English as well as German knowledge preferred
- Results-oriented within specified and fully compliant business processes
- Entrepreneurial mindset, assertiveness, and ability to convince
ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented introduction program, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently as well as be a constructive member of an inclusive team within your assigned area. ABB is also able to provide a wealth of opportunity for personal development once you have completed your introduction period, the aim being to assist you in attaining your career goals. Personalized development programs with targeted training measures will help you to enhance your skills on a continuous basis.

Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. A better world begins with you at www.abb.com/careers

ABB Switzerland Ltd

Andreas Séchy

Talent Partner

Telefon +41 58 585 39 15




Location:Zürich, Oerlikon,Zurich,SwitzerlandContract type:Regular/PermanentBusiness Unit:Business Unit High Voltage ProductsDate posted:2017-08-14Job function:SalesPublication ID:CH61164216_E3
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees www.abb.com ABB Switzerland Ltd, High Voltage Products, is renowned worldwide as a specialist for power transmission and distribution. Our unit Gas Insulated Switchgears (GIS), based in Zürich-Oerlikon, is active in the development and production of gas insulated switching systems. We ensure the high reliability of our systems by using state-of-the-art development tools and methods.