Are you passionate about solving some of the world's most pressing challenges? Are you interested in developing your career path within a global technology powerhouse which empowers employee creativity to change, challenge, and influence our business and customer relationships?
This is the career for you!
SIEMENS Smart Infrastructure is seeking a confident and self-motivated and technical Senior Sales Executive
to grow our Fire Service Agreement
business in the Columbus, OH
area in vertical markets such as Healthcare, Corporate Real Estate, Data Centers, K-12, Universities, Federal, and State facilities. Using your technical and financial expertise, along with your critical thinking and negotiation skills, you will help tailor our customer’s needs into winning solutions, for direct end-user service market.
- NO CAP COMMISSION STRUCTURE: this will allow you to grow your accounts as much as you want…the sky’s the limit!
- Leverage the Siemens Smart Infrastructure Service & Product portfolios in expanding your customer base.
- Excellent benefits: starting from day one of employment, benefits include medical/dental/vision/life, matching dollar-for-dollar 401K up to 6%, generous Paid Time Off, and company vehicle reimbursement program
- Quick ramp-up time: Siemens new “Ready To Sell” Development Program: A structured sales development program that provides new sales hires with a one-year plan for learning about the products, processes, and people that will help them achieve their performance targets in the least amount of time.
- Establish contact with prospects and qualify potential buyers of Service Agreements by scheduling sales calls, following up of leads and utilizing outlined marketing strategies for commercial building system products to include automation controls, fire alarm, total fire life safety service offerings, electrical, and mechanical systems
- Position Siemens as an industry leader among service providers and position service as a key Siemens differentiator to customers and prospects
- Prospects and customers would include new and existing Siemens installations and installations of 3rd party automation, electrical, fire, and mechanical products and solutions
- Jointly works with the multiple levels of the customer’s organization to understand and document their business and facility goals and how success is measured. Aligns the customers objectives with services to ensure that their building systems perform as required to achieve their facility and business goals
- Develop value-based sales proposals, estimates, specifications, and presentations. Works with operations, finance, legal and other inside and outside resources as needed to complete a compelling proposal and close the sale
- Follow through on sold projects to ensure satisfactory completion. Ensures a smooth “sale to operations” turnover and monitors progress
- Assist in resolving collections and other customer satisfaction issues as needed
- Stay involved with the customer to grow the Service Agreement when renewed by proposing additional customer valued services from the comprehensive Siemens portfolio
Prepare accurate and thorough sales activity reports, forecast reports and expense tracking
Participate in sales department meetings, workshops, training, and professional development seminars
Actively involved and participates in civic and professional and industry organizations such as NFPA, BOMA, ASHE, IAHSS, ASIS, SIA, NBFAA, AFAA, ESA, and etc.
Keep current on automation, electrical, fire and mechanical market business and product trends
Continue to pursue in-depth product and service knowledge and acquire deeper selling, technical and financial skills
Develop and deploy effective Service strategies to grow their accounts and capture more Service wallet share. Prepares annual service roadmap for each account managed. Team sells with solutions sales executives. Develops and builds long-term relationships. Expand the value of assigned accounts for all Siemens offerings. Focus on customer retention and satisfaction/loyalty
- Focus is on prospecting and selling directly to end-users and the retention and growth of their service business with Siemens
Key success drivers would include managing the entire sales process including uncovering the opportunity, developing a service solution/value proposition, conducting a goals to service alignment workshop, preparing the proposal, creating the contract, negotiating terms, closing opportunities, and providing on-going customer service selling any upgrades and add-on opportunities
- Bachelor’s Degree desired, although candidates with at a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED equivalency will also be considered
- 2+ years’ experience in sales, business development, or consulting within the Commercial Fire Alarm or similar Commercial building/construction industries
- Must have a working knowledge of common fire and life safety systems and equipment, including but not limited to; fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler systems, fire pumps, fire extinguishers, kitchen hood suppression, etc.
Familiarity with the related Fire Alarm and Sprinkler NFPA codes and standards that document the required inspection, testing and maintenance of these systems is essential
Ability to perform customer site surveys to support the development of multi-offering service estimates and proposals across a broad fire and life safety portfolio
Employ a customer focused approach that relates the benefits of scheduled maintenance and code compliance to customers’ business goals and challenges
Build and maintain strong end-user customer relationships that position Siemens as their valued and trusted fire and life safety services provider
Knowledge of and strong networking relationships within the local market is strongly desired
Must be willing and available to travel 5-10% overnight for training and business development
Must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and must not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States
Must possess a valid, clean Driver's license and be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle reimbursement program.
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