Fresh Job Vacancies at Schneider Electric, 18th October, 2018

Schneider Electric – As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market leader in industrial automation and software. Schneider Electric enables people to experience and transform efficiency where they live and work; from home to enterprise, across the grid and the city. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group brings a world where innovative individuals use collaborative solutions to make the most of their energy, while using less of the common planet.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Solar Regional Sales Manager 

Ref No: 004QSC
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Full-time

Mission

  • The Solar Regional Sales Manager is responsible for the development of the sales of Schneider Electric solar offer in Nigeria and other countries in the region

Hierarchy:

  • The Regional Sales Manager reports to the Area Manager for Middle East and Africa.

Job Includes
Leading the commercial actions in the region including:

  • Prescription, customer management, opportunity development and follow-up, contract negotiation and conclusion in order to maximise the order intake and market share.
  • Work on further developing our distributors in the region and bringing new EPC’s and solar opportunities through channel partners.
  • Provide commercial and technical leadership and support during pre-sales, sales, and after sales stages to our channel partners.
  • Develop new distributors and partners in newly opened countries
  • Support offer creation for commercial channel off-grid and grid-tie in the region
  • Understand business in the countries (Markets, Channels, competition, applications, etc) through continuous visits and contact with customers
  • Find new business opportunities, based on country and “business line” strategy.
  • Become the face of Schneider Electric Solar business in the region for local seminars and events

Contributing in promoting Solar in Country towards:

  • External stakeholders (administration, media, solar associations …).
  • Internal stakeholders (country president, business VP …).

Contributing in building, updating and deploying a commercial plan for the country:

  • Targets and forecasts
  • Commercial strategy – pricing positioning / business model / major customers
  • Technical specification / evolutions of current and future product portfolio
  • Supply chain (localisation, …)
  • Country priorities

She/he shall provide forecasts (order intake, project details, volume by product category) on a monthly basis for the next 3 months and on a quarterly basis for the next 12 months. She/he shall make sure that data in Bridge Front Office is updated before the last day of each month.

Performance indicators

  • Business indicators (Order Intake, Sales, Profitability)
  • Customer portfolio and conversion rate
  • Hit rate and market share
  • Bridge Front Office Accuracy

Skills:

  • Channel sales experience, and technical background
  • Networking capabilities (externally and internally)
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Solar business competencies (business model, market specifications, technical  …)
  • Collaboration spirit between areas, with other solar teams (Repetitive application, LoBs, Services …) and with country organisations (Energy, Partner, A2E, Microgrids, Services …)
  • Synthesis and analysis capabilities
  • Rigour and result driven
  • Fluent local language + English

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Senior Sales Engineer

Ref No: 004T82
Location: Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Job Description

  • Manage the full portfolio of Energy Offer.
  • Appoint Energy BU specific Channels ( OD, Partner PBs )
  • Build business with Contractors and End Users for Energy Business and be  the V2 for rest of the segments.
  • Build a strong pipeline across the Utilities, IPP and target a growth of 20% in 2018.
  • Train ODs and SI on our complete offer
  • Have hands on experience on MV offer and Transformer.
  • Support Energy Automation business in Nigeria
  • Manage Energy Business, Solutions & Services P&L for SE WA
  • Drive sales growth and profitability
  • Ensure Energy, Solution and Services Sales Efficiency (Transactional and Solutions business models)
  • Establish Schneider Electric as a leader for Utilities by promoting Schneider Electric offer at C-Level to customers and to influential industry groups to generate new leads.
  • Boost cross-selling and global solutions including all Schneider Electric expertise domains to maximize customer value and consolidated performance.
  • Strategy & commercial policy:
    • In collaboration with BU, focusing on key segments, define, formalize & execute the commercial policy (key market selection, sales channels, customers plat forming, offer positioning & sourcing, pricing).
    • Leverage sales efficiency, securing use of Group methodology & tools (BFO)
  • The Energy Manager will work with the BU and other Schneider Electric businesses to define the strategy for growth and implement the following:
    • Strategic Marketing: To analyse and quantify market trends, anticipate competitor’s strategy. Also organize marketing communication initiatives for the promotion of Schneider Electric to the Utility market
    • Strategic Account Management: lead the sales of Schneider offer to key accounts – strategic and targeted utility accounts; to focus for growth and implement account plans to grow the market share of Schneider.
    • Innovation: contribute to the design of innovative solutions specific to the Utility market, and drive their launch worldwide through promotion and sales support, in particular through the strategic accounts.
  • Human Resources:
    • Lead & manage the people, growing talent to ensure we have the appropriate competencies and expertise to meet current and future business goals and priorities
    • Collaborate in recruiting Sales Force, Services and Solutions people
  • Management System:
    • To keep up to date with developments with respect to the management system, as well as apply the policies and procedures relevant to the position.
    • To communicate improvement possibilities with respect to the management system to the relevant process owner or directly to quality & customer satisfaction and participate in improvement initiatives.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of Sales experience with customers in the O&G, Energy, Infrastructure, Power Gen or other General Industries and/or experience in Low and Medium Voltage Equipment & System would be preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to leverage partnerships to drive the strategic plan. Consistently demonstrates alignment to organizational strategy to advance opportunities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to present their views in a clear and compelling manner
  • Adapt to rapidly changing business circumstances and have the ability to thrive in a constantly changing business environment
  • Manage all aspects of an account with a positive, “can do” attitude

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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