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Sr Sales Staff Manager - Functional Mgmt

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/26/2017 5:55:03 AM
  • 2726791
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): Czech Republic ; Praha


About Us:
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work.
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reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that
solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment
where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and
looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll
work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology
and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines,
we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about
aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and
advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe
for generations to come.

Role Summary:
The Senior Sales Staff Manager will be responsible for establishing and implementing the commercial strategy for the turboprop business. S/he will focus on driving growth and ensuring integrated commercial success. The SSM will own the customer interface across the sales teams making sure all the functions of the organization are aligned to meet its strategic commercial objective.

Essential Responsibilities:
The SSM works cross functionally across the organization and understands the workings of every potential lever of growth. Reporting to the President of the company, this position has the ability to influence and shape the entire organization.
  • Develops vision for an important market on the level of a product line with a long term perspective.
  • Develop and execute the business’ sales and growth strategies.
  • Support client advocacy and building effective customer relationships.
  • Lead all sales management functions.
  • Drive market development and industry stakeholder alignment.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Solid experience in a senior leadership position with proven functional expertise in sales, marketing, strategy and/or product development.
  • Experience in a global B2B technology business where product development is a key driver; domain expertise and experience within aviation is preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required (or equivalent in knowledge/experience).


Desired Characteristics:
  • Significant experience interfacing with customers either in sales roles or as influential participants in the customer relationship management and/or selling process; s/he will have the capability to shape complex deals.
  • Strong executive presence with a proven track record of aligning and leading a team along a vision.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.


Locations: Czech Republic ; Praha

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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