Senior Account Manager - Air Products

Recruiter
Location
Trevose, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jan 2017
Closes
28 Jan 2017
Ref
2819670
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Sales/Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Senior Account Manager - Air Products will be responsible for owning the strategic relationships with one of GE Water's largest customers in a designated area and influence a virtual team of selling professionals to best support these customers and deliver value.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Senior Account Manager - Air Products, you will:


  • Develop and implement a sales strategy to achieve the operating plan metrics utilizing all sales channels such as Field Sales, Distribution and variable Channels to market
  • Serve as the primary liaison between GE Water's Commercial Team, corporate staff, and Air Products
  • Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with Air Products and their decision-makers
  • Conduct quarterly business reviews with key Air Products decision-makers
  • Identify, track, negotiate and close specific opportunities for GE Water
  • Assist Commercial Team with the identification, communication, and negotiation of margin improvement projects
  • Execute and manage corporate pricing, contract billings, and accounts receivable (past dues)
  • Lead the development of sales opportunities and coordinate with the Profit & Loss (P&L) sales support groups
  • Submit winning proposals, lead negotiations, maintain effective business relationships and develop / maintain necessary processes and procedures to ensure effectiveness of the sales force
  • Lead Digitization culture change by driving the use of InSight platform throughout Air Products
  • Visit key Air Products locations to actively participate in local business reviews and/or plant audits
  • Confirm the VGP process is followed, value delivered/documented to Air Products, and corporate contract productivity targets attained, helping ensure that future price escalations are approved by Air Products
  • Compile, assess and appropriately communicate relevant economic, market, competitive and project data



Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or Marketing from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in solutions selling


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

  • Possess a strong external customer focus, exhibit executive presence, possess advanced level sales skills, be results focused and embrace global perspectives
  • Experience selling complex contracts and/or technical solutions of substantial value
  • In depth knowledge of the Water industry
  • Prior experience in industrial gases industry
  • Strong negotiation and sales leadership skills
  • Executive presence including calm perseverance in challenging or frustrating circumstances
  • Ability and willingness to work in and lead virtual cross-functional teams
  • Adherence to high ethical values
  • Ability to integrate theoretical concepts into practical applications
  • Ability to quickly sort relevant information from irrelevant information to make good, informed decisions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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