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Sales Manager - Fire & Security Solutions/Service - Hartford, CT

Cromwell, Connecticut

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 219131
Primary Location: United States-Connecticut-Cromwell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Building Technologies is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) as well as energy management products and services in the USA.

Job Description:

Siemens Building Technologies is currently searching for a dynamic Sales Manager for our Fire and Security New Construction and End-User Sales Groups in our Hartford, CT branch. The Fire and Security Sales Manager will ensure strong customer relationships are established and maintained while also driving employees to achieve business goals. The Sales Manager promotes team selling and expansion of existing relationships across the geographic areas of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.   

Responsibilities include:
Coordinate engineering and sales support activities to facilitate offering and supporting quality products
  • Drive sales employees to achieve commitment to the Building Technologies philosophy and customer satisfaction
  • Recruit, interview, and add salespeople as required to meet performance objectives
  • Manage employee performance and provide coaching to develop skills. Communicate goals and provide performance appraisals
  • Review bidding to ensure accuracy and appropriate method to meet company and customer objectives
  • Assist employees in determining margins, identifying resources and assessing future potential business. Participate in selling to large/key accounts as needed
  • Support Building Technologies by networking with other branches and and corporate headquarters to increase knowledge of offerings, and creating opportunities for employees to do the same
  • Provide input for best practice work and encourage employees to incorporate new ideas into projects
  • Develop sales forecast and provide input to budget. Identify market opportunities and develop strategies to maximize impact to SBT.
  • Develop sales/marketing promotions for distribution channels. Participate in development of long range sales planning and growth strategies
  • Aware of competitor product/service information and advise employees on effective sales tactics as needed
  • Provide feedback on new products and serve on new product development committees as a field subject-matter expert when invited.   
  • Maintain ongoing contacts with large/key accounts serving as a key management sponsor when needed.
  • Maintains trade contacts and participates in functions in industry associations in accordance with company policy
  • Design overall operational objectives and work plans for sales to electrical/general contractors and owners, and delegate assignments to subordinate staff.
  • Develop strategy for retention (contract renewals) of account base and development of new accounts.

Qualifications the ideal candidate will have include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or other related field, although candidates with a combination of education and directly related experience will also be considered (a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED Equivalency is required)
  • 5 to 7 years of industry related sales experience including two years of experience managing sales teams. Industry experience should be with Commercial Fire Alarm and/or Security Systems
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills for coaching sales staff and interfacing with customers
  • Understanding of fire alarm and security systems, products, service, design and knowledge of the construction industry
  • NICET Level II Certification desired, but not required
  • Must be willing and available to travel 10%, mainly for training, national meetings, and industry events.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License in good standing
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and meet eligibility requirements in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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