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Country Sales Manager (Austria & Switzerland) | German C2

Sales
Etten-leur
German
In this role you will be responsible for an assigned Area in Austria and Switzerland in which you will work independently as an Area Sales Manager.

The right candidate must be able to:
· Prepare the annual plan and budget, as well as monthly forecasts. The resulting actions are carried out in coordination with the Supervisor.
· Provide the after-sales support of customers in cooperation with the distributors is an important task, in addition to the sales activities.
· Coordinate service in the assigned countries.
· Assist with the installation of equipment.
· Reach out to potential customers (direct sale).
· Support of the distributors in all sales activities.
· Plan visits to both distributors and customers. About 80% of customer visits are direct visits, about 20% together with distributors' sales staff.
· Organize and implement marketing activities to improve distributor-customer relations.
· Build and maintain a network with users/customers.
· Visiting trade fairs and congresses
· Maintain the CRM system.
· Present presentations, support and implement of customer training.
· Participate in sales meetings.
The Country Sales Manager is responsible for the sale of products within the assigned countries

Requirements:

· At least a higher professional education (e.g. Higher Laboratory Education), preferably with relevant working experience.
· Technical knowledge is an advantage.
· Fluency in spoken and written German as well as English, French is an absolute plus.
· Good knowledge of software packages such as MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
· Good selling techniques, at least 3 years of sales experience and commercial /entrepreneurial skills.
· In possession of a driving license B and willing to travel extensively.
· Living in the region of South Germany or Austria.
· Organize and implement marketing activities to improve distributor-customer relations.
· Build and maintain a network with users/customers.
· Visiting trade fairs and congresses
· Maintain the CRM system.
· Present presentations, support and implement of customer training.
· Participate in sales meetings.
The Country Sales Manager is responsible for the sale of products within the assigned countries

Salary Benefits:


· A competitive salary according to experience
· A long-term employment in the environment of an international company
· Social benefits, adequate remuneration and development opportunities
· A professional environment – characterized by candour, trust and appreciation
· Possibility of a company car.
About the company:
Our international client is a manufacturer of high-quality and innovative medical and laboratory equipment. They play a critical role in the needs of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, hospital/clinical and industrial customers. Their portfolio includes a range of products with the most advanced technology, operation, design and performance in the laboratory environment. These products include super-low and cryogenic freezers, refrigerators, incubators and sterile workbenches. Right now, especially, this company plays an important role with regards to the crisis in the world.
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