Account Manager - Power Services, West Sub Region

Recruiter
Location
, Iowa
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2016
Closes
03 Dec 2016
Ref
2769933
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Sales/Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Account Manager (AM) will cover the complete Power Services enterprise portfolio of solutions for an assigned set of customer accounts within a specific territory. The AM will be responsible for achieving growth objectives in accordance with Power Services NAM "Blue Print".

Essential Responsibilities

Manage customer relationship for their accounts in their respective region across the entire Power Services portfolio in the assigned territory and own a coordinated 'one face to the customer'
•Develop account strategies at headquarter and plant level to drive penetration and growth
•Partner with the Regional Product Marketing teams to understand the customer environment at regional level
•Drive Orders, Sales and Contribution Margin (CM) growth across the entire Power Services portfolio with support from Sales Managers for Gas Turbine, Aero, Steam Turbine, Generator (covering Upgrades / OOEM, Parts and Repairs), Boiler, MYA and Digital while maintaining acceptable risk exposure.
•Develop close relationships with Strategic Account Executives (if any).
•Provide deal team leadership through the formulation and execution of proposal strategies that capitalize on GE's portfolio of solutions to serve the customer's needs while meeting GE's business goals.
•Drive discovery session data to achieve winning solutions for customers
•Continuously monitor and drive the development of the opportunity pipeline for regional opportunities
•Maintain knowledge of market trends, customer strategy / profile / requirements including customer asset management plans and competitor actions; share internally and use market knowledge to drive sales for the complete Power Services enterprise portfolio of solutions
•Support the maintenance of accurate and current project and opportunity information in Salesforce.com

Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor's degree or Diploma in Engineering, Business or Technical Discipline field from an accredited college or university

•Minimum of 10 years experience in the Power Generation Industry
•Minimum of 5 years experience in Marketing, Sales, Project Management or Customer Service in the Power Generation industry

•Ability and willingness to travel up to 60% of the time, or more as required.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Ability to effectively interface with all levels of internal and external customers
•Strong interpersonal and leadership skills •Strong customer relationship skills
•Demonstrated value selling and negotiation skills
•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Ability to manage and influence in a matrix environment •Integrative team working style
•Time management skills and ability to work across functions
•Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
-Business acumen / analytic ability
•Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and SFDC