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Sales Director

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:14:15 PM
  • 2874699
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States; Colorado; Boulder


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Role Summary:
As the Sales Director, you will be responsible for leading and ensuring the commercial success of Analytical Instruments business aftermarket consumables and services sales, as well as leading the global Inside Sales team.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for motivating and leading the global Inside Sales team, and building and maintaining cross-functional relationships with Marketing, Field Sales, and other relevant functions; as well as developing and maintaining the overall strategy for Aftermarket consumables sales and services on behalf of the business. As the Sales Director, you will be responsible for maintaining developing, and growing business with existing customers. You will manage the Inside Sales team in executing quotes and proposals for all legacy products, ensuring we provide excellent customer service and responsiveness. You will participate in strategic planning, sales initiatives, and contributing to the overall business strategy.

In addition, you will:

  • Hire, organize, direct, and inspire a team of 5+ inside sales representatives
  • Create and maintain a collaborative working relationship with the direct sales team, and sales partners globally
  • Provide timely and accurate business forecasts to sales and executive management
  • Monitor and motivate team productivity in order to achieve goals
  • Provide team members with the tools, resources, and training that will enable success and career development
  • Work with key partners and distributors on lead generation and sharing strategy
  • Work closely with Marketing on demand generation and messaging, as well as lead scoring
  • Work closely with Finance and Order Management for compliance on quoting
  • Work closely with SFDC.com admin team to improve workflow process and reporting
  • Work closely with global sales leaders to align on overall strategy


Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree
Minimum of 5 years of cross-functional sales leadership in the Life Sciences, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Analytical Instruments (capital equipment and consumables), or similar industry

Desired Characteristics:
  • Motivate to persistently pursue and achieve effective results, which drive the business forward
  • Leading People: Effectively lead and manage the performance of people by being a role model to others, monitoring progress on objectives and behaviors and coaching others for success
  • Strategic Decision Making: Make effective and timely decisions by sourcing and analyzing critical information
  • Commercial Orientation: Understand and recognize the organizations commercial and military market environment in order to support commercial success
  • Driving Change: Identify, lead and support change and continuous improvement in own and wider business environment
  • Stakeholder Impact: Effectively build relationships both internally and externally, understanding the customers’ needs
  • Collaboration & Influencing: Engage, challenge and work effectively with others
  • Emotional Intelligence: Able to monitor your own and others’ emotions to appropriately guide thinking and behavior
  • Influence: Able to navigate conversations and various scenarios to appropriately negotiate the desired outcome
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Locations: United States; Colorado; Boulder

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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