Head of Sales & Marketing (Grid Automation Market Manager – Ireland and Northern Ireland)
Flexible working available with the option to work from home.
Do you thrive on building relationships and would love to make a real difference to global environmental issues, by enabling our customers to achieve their decarbonisation / net zero goals through identification of opportunities and delivery of innovative solutions?
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries, and we have a rewarding career opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join us. This is your chance to grow and fulfil your true potential, as you work as part of our collaborative and supportive team dedicated to managing and growing the Ireland market for our Powergrids Grid Automation business.
Whilst sales and leadership experience would be great, it’s the attitude, and fresh way of thinking we are most interested in. We're really looking for people who can build strong relationships, who have imagination and creativity, and, ultimately, we want to work with people who have an overriding desire to find a way to delight our customers with creative thinking and a fresh approach to building relationships internally as well as externally.
At Hitachi ABB Power Grids we are committed to solving some of the biggest global challenges of our time. We transfer the power of the world’s largest wind farms, bring energy to mass transportation systems, and protect our biggest cities from blackouts.
We serve a variety of markets such as Energy, Industries, Mobility, Data Centers and Cities, providing a diverse portfolio of products, systems, services and solutions.
Our Grid Automation hardware, software and services portfolio unites deep domain knowledge and innovative technologies that enable customers across the globe to optimise the critical systems that power, move and connect us.
The Role – Head of Sales & Marketing (Market Manager – Ireland and Northern Ireland)
We have exciting growth plans and are looking for an innovative thinker who can build relationships throughout the business and with prospective customers.
Reporting to the West Europe Sales Leader, you’ll be empowered to thrive as you take a strategic and forward-thinking approach to generate new profitable business within the Ireland and Northern Ireland markets, and whilst being hands-on with business development activity, you will support, motivate and develop a small team of specialist technical sales professionals.
Why Join Us
Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. We have ambitious diversity and inclusion goals. Diversity in thought and experience enables us to create a dynamic solutions-oriented culture of innovation and collaboration. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that will power your career while powering good for sustainable energy.
You’ll be working alongside 40 colleagues focused on securing new business and delivering solutions to customers within Ireland and Northern Ireland, whilst benefiting from being part of our international Powergrids Grid Automation business operation with 500 colleagues who will support, encourage and guide you to help you succeed. We offer you a global journey every day from your hometown. Make lifelong friends, have fun!
You will also benefit from:
- An attractive salary in line with your current level of experience
- Annual bonus
- Car allowance
- Flexible working – including option to work from home, with visits to our Dublin office as required and to client meetings across Ireland and Northern Ireland
- Permanent contract working 36.5 hours per week with flexibility available around start and finish times
- 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays
If you are looking for an exciting career move into sales and marketing leadership, or perhaps you want to enhance the sales and marketing experience you have already gained, then read on.
- Have professional experience working within an industrial solutions-focused business within a sector such as engineering, communications or operations technology
- Be able to develop into an inspiring leader to motivate and develop a small team of technical sales professionals
- Have commercial acumen and be highly motivated with a desire to drive business forwards through business development
- Be client focused and results-oriented to deliver solutions that make a difference
- Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build lasting relationships
PLEASE NOTE: You will need to apply on the Hitachi ABB Power Grids website, where you will be required to complete an online application.
All applications for this Head of Sales & Marketing vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.