Sales Director- Electricity Solutions- Americas

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Retail/Sales - Sales Management

Adecco Direct Placement is recruiting on behalf of our esteemed client in the Fuel Cell industry for the position of Sales Director- Electricity Solutions. This is a home based sales opportunity that requires years of experience selling energy solutions to clients in the telecommunications industry. Candidates who have a book of business in the energy industry, and experience selling solutions to tower companies in North America and South America will be strongly preferred in this role. Our client is seeking a true sales hunter! A strong starting salary, as well as commission and flexibility are all perks of this great opportunity!


Significant telecommunications experience and network
Self-motivated individual with a hunter mentality; taking ownership of all sales and pre sales activities.
Pro-active sales approach to develop new business with the ability to strategically and tactically generate new opportunities through a structured methodology that is goal oriented; target set and measurable.

Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels; leadership coupled with an awareness of communicating across cultures.
Must be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably with a technical qualification or experience in electrical engineering coupled with a financial qualifications or training – a solid understanding of budgeting and financial planning is essential as this role involves agreeing annual budgets as well as producing financial reports on customer deal structures.
Proven sales record established within a B2B sales environment, with a technical focused product range with supporting background and industry knowledge of solution application selling.
Full accountability for effective planning, implementation and management of sales plans, managing all aspects of business operations for your region
To include reporting of activity logs, customer targeting, quotations, ordering, profit, revenue and overall business performance of the appointed distribution channels
Take ownership of the set and agreed annual budget, manage, orchestrate and thus execute the sales and business plan for country of responsibility as set by the VP of Sales
Support appointed distributors in the recruitment and training of sales teams, including performance monitoring and assist in resolving customer needs.

Additional Qualifications:

Delivering the highest standards of customer service so the need to have impeccable written and language skills coupled with a formal self appearance set of standards are vital
This job requires a clear understanding of how to present a solution to the end client and successful candidates will have a proven track record demonstrating their understanding and business acumen
General management experience (Order management and forecast planning profit/loss appreciation and application) is essential for this position
As Sales Director, you will need to have excellent networking skills and need to demonstrate that they are referenced from within the relevant industry; for example - Utility sectors or other mission critical verticals
To effectively manage operations, the Sales Director needs to have knowledge and experience of the Energy Sector (advantage to fuel cell sector), competing products and market competitors, however full product training will be provided to the appointed candidate.

Candidates for this role may reside anywhere in Texas or Florida, but will have to be open to travel as needed. Qualified candidates are asked to submit a copy of their information to Bob Kalbaugh at for immediate consideration.

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