Sales Director (PR-34068314)

Location: Japan
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Construction
Job Type: Permanent
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We are Japanese subsidiary of German engineering company specialized in vibration control systems and currently looking for Sales Director who could strongly support representative director of Japan as a second position in the company. Due to business success and for further expansion of the business, we are urgently looking for the strong passionate candidate. Please have a look at the JD and let me know if you are interested to learn more, or you have friends or colleagues who might be interested:

Roles & Responsibilities:

・ Drive technical projects for vibration control systems embedded for Japan region with new and existing customers mainly from Building, Railway, Plants and Machineries industry.

・ Optimize technical proposals / quotations working closely with German HQ and local support team.

・ Profitably and consistently exceed revenue targets and quotas.

・ Develop strong, trusted relationships with key customers and partners through relationship building, technical competence, strong listening skills, and a genuine passion to guide their success.

・ Execute market research where our products and services could be delivered and plan sales strategy/plans for new selling areas/applications.

・ Providing accurate sales forecasts that will be a key factor in overall company planning.

・ Being a highly valued, contributing member of the Japan Sales Team, representing the company well to customers, prospects and industry leaders.

・ Assist representative director of Japan and work closely with German headquarters in terms of both technical and commercial topics to drive new business opportunities together.

・ Increase the customer base, customer loyalty, revenue per customer and top-line financial growth for the Japanese market.

・ Ensure a long-term competitive edge through a value-added approach to prospects and customers.

・ Be a role model for other staff working in the office and lead /teach subordinates.

Education & Experience:

・ Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Engineering (Mechanical or Civil preferred).

・ 10+ years of demonstrated success in sales.

・ 3+ years of team management experience.

・ Familiarity with either mechanical, structural or civil engineering.

・ An excellent communicator within a team as well as with customers over email and face to face.

・ High level of appropriate technical and soft skills for effective negotiation and representation in sales.

・ Demonstrated success in consultative sales, selling into either Building, Railway, Plants or Machineries industry.

・ Exceptional relationship-building skills.

・ Understands that face-to-face interaction with our prospects is required and is prepared to travel 25-50% of the time.

・ Competent in the use of SalesForce CRM system.

・ Business level English, Native Japanese language skills required.

Benefits / what you can expect:

・ High-level sales experience working with top management of the company and German headquarters working as part of international team.

・ Flexible working hours / style and feel freedom under self-responsibility when planning your own activities.

・ Feel pride to deliver superior technical products /solutions to major accounts in Japanese related industries.

・ Competitive compensation package.

Progressive Recruitment is part of the larger SThree K.K group

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Award winner of:

Best Large Company to Work For by TIARA Awards 2021 | Best CSR Initiative by TIARA Awards2019 | Best Workplace by Great Place to Work Institution 2018, 2020 & 2021

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