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European Senior Sales Manager

We currently have a vacancy for a European Senior Sales Manager within our Micro Measurements division.  This is a home based position, located out of our Heilbronn, German office

You will be required, to develop short and long-range plans including objectives and strategies for the organization to maximize market share/potential and regional sales volume.  Establish and implement sales forecasts and objectives.  You will have signature authority with a significant degree of autonomy in setting and implementing regional sales objectives, budgets, pricing, etc.  Following Inter-accountability Management and Internal Controls processes and procedures.  Selecting and developing regional sales groups who report in to this position.  Supporting policies & procedures to promote continuous improvements to the quality of the product.

Essential Job Function:

  • Establishes the regional sales direction for the growth in order to maximise market share / potential.  Negotiates contracts and meets with key / high volume customers
  • Participates at high level meetings and sets forth policies and plans to achieve regional sales growth, marketing objectives, regional sales, headcount planning
  • Approves budgets and capital expenditures as set by top organisational level
  • Selects appropriate subordinate regional sales staff to ensure smooth growth to support company objectives and provides training where applicable.

Experience:

  • 15 years experience with significant experience level
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline.MBA would be advantageous
  • Measurement technologies in experimental mechanics, data acquisition and processing
  • Ability to work as part of a team, initiative, patience, assertiveness, ability to withstand pressure
  • Face to face with technical and commercial customers on all hierarchy levels
  • Well organised, self-motivated, attention to detail, giving priorities in conflict situations

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to linda.aitken@vpgsensors.com

Location: 
Germany
Job Ref ID: HR- 2827

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