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➢ Purpose of Position
– The position performs in line with the Bureau Veritas Quality Assurance System, including the BV Code of Ethics and the BV Group policy.
– The Area Sales Manager builds and manages all aspects of a sales department inclusive of leading management, account management, business analytics, and channel development. The Area Sales Manager also works closely with the following departments; Sales Operations Manager, Finance, Marketing, and other sales teams for the purpose of ensuring the delivery of first-class delivery experience.
– Lead the Business Development for CIF Division across all markets and divisions: : Oil & Gas (upstream, Mid-Stream & Down Stream), Power & Utilities, Metals & Minerals etc.

➢ Major Responsibilities
– Business Development Strategy: The Area Sales Manager plays a strategic role in building creative sales strategies aligned with Operating Group priorities and local opportunities that are focused on consumer satisfaction and revenue generation for the business. In this position, the Area Sales Manager is accountable on delivering the sales and growth objectives within his/ her respective area. Sales Team Management:
– The Area Sales Manager conducts reviews on the existent sales department and weighs them against results in order to identify areas of improvement. He subsequently relays this information to senior sales and operations management for consideration and approval.
– The Area Sales Manager is animating the sales team within his/her area, ensuring proper alignment to LEAP strategy as well as cross- selling.
– In this position, the Area Sales Manager also assesses and identifies the competencies and resources required by the sales department in order to achieve optimal performance, leading to financial benefit for the business.

– Business Development Strategy: The Area Sales Manager plays a strategic role in building creative sales strategies aligned with Operating Group priorities and local opportunities that are focused on consumer satisfaction and revenue generation for the business. In this position, the Area Sales Manager is accountable on delivering the sales and growth objectives within his/ her respective area. Sales Team Management:
– The Area Sales Manager conducts reviews on the existent sales department and weighs them against results in order to identify areas of improvement. He subsequently relays this information to senior sales and operations management for consideration and approval.
– The Area Sales Manager is animating the sales team within his/her area, ensuring proper alignment to LEAP strategy as well as cross- selling.
– In this position, the Area Sales Manager also assesses and identifies the competencies and resources required by the sales department in order to achieve optimal performance, leading to financial benefit for the business.marketing department in ensuring that strategies and objectives are aligned, ensuring that marketing initiatives support sales efforts and that these strategies are all aligned to the business’s overall objectives. In his collaborative role, the Area Sales Manager also works closely with senior operations management in the creation of new sales strategies and approaches.

➢ Criteria for Performance Evaluation (KPIs)
– 3 years plan implementation
– New sales objectives as per budget
– Actual Sales, Revenue and Profitability versus budget.
– Maintenance of Empanelled/pre-qualification/agency list with clients.

– Should be a ‘Go to Market’ attitude personnel with ability to connect people, client contacts at higher level & should be able to convert contacts into business.
– Analytics: A candidate for this position must also demonstrate strong analytical skills and an ability to assimilate complex data and information from disparate sources and process it to address a certain need or issue in the sales department. The candidate will be highly proficient with research solutions to sales as well as effectiveness measurement systems.
– In this capacity, the Area Sales Manager will conduct regular research and analyses on the business’s market and competitive environment, looking for opportunities to further the sales department’s goals by adjusting strategies and approaches that enhance efficiency and performance.
– Travel within the region as per business need.
– Development of sales capabilities and upskilling of sales team within his / her area

➢ Qualification and Experience
– Education: The Area Sales Manager must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in Communications, Business Administration, Business Management, Marketing, or any other related filed with an engineer background. An equivalent of this requirement in working experience is also acceptable.
– Experience: A candidate for this position must have had working experience of at least 5 to 10 years in a sales position within a complex and fast-paced business environment,  as a Sales Manager. preferably in Internationals companies . A suitable candidate will also demonstrate experience in sales research and how raw information and data is processed to become useful insights that assist the sales department in establishing appropriate strategies that lead to the achievement of goals and targets.
– A suitable candidate will have established contacts and relationships within the business’s industry in addition to having experience working with sales account databases and CRM platforms. He will also have exceptional sales skills and a consistent track record in sales conversion success and performance
– Should have dealt with both Public sector companies and Private sector companies for tendering, negotiations and finalizations.
➢ Skills & Qualities:
– Communications Skills: Communication skills are a must have for this position, in both verbal and written form. These skills are especially necessary in building relationships with customers and external partners. Additionally, the clarity of communication between the Area Sales Manager and the sales roles and collaborating personnel will also be a determinant of the overall performance in the department. The Area Sales Manager must also be in a position to convey even the most complex information and insights in his reports in a simple, clear, and convincing manner, tailoring messages to suit various audiences.
– The Area Sales Manager must also be a story-teller who is able to sell the BV brand to potential clients and secure more sales for the business. In addition to this, the Area Sales Manager must also be a great listener with ability to clarify and resolve issues and concerns of consumers, external partners, senior personnel, junior personnel etc.

– Should be a ‘Go to Market’ attitude personnel with ability to connect people, client contacts at higher level & should be able to convert contacts into business.
– Analytics: A candidate for this position must also demonstrate strong analytical skills and an ability to assimilate complex data and information from disparate sources and process it to address a certain need or issue in the sales department. The candidate will be highly proficient with research solutions to sales as well as effectiveness measurement systems.
– In this capacity, the Area Sales Manager will conduct regular research and analyses on the business’s market and competitive environment, looking for opportunities to further the sales department’s goals by adjusting strategies and approaches that enhance efficiency and performance.
– Travel within the region as per business need.

 

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