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German Speaking Desk-based Account Specialist

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:54:54 AM
  • 2830308
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Global Operations EUR & RCIS
Location(s): Hungary ; Budapest

About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE's multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. The strong partnership between Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.

We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, We deliver with Speed … so GE Works

Role Summary:
Where you can join is the commercial department is one of the fastest growing function within GE Global Operations that has been employing over 150 commercial professionals. We focus on deliver high value for our customers and internal business partners. In the CSS organization the Inside Sales team adapts to maintain excellent relationship with external customers, supports GE Businesses with sales and sales support activities, gathering market data, generate and handle customer interest.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain trustful, long-term relationships with existing customers via phone
  • Taking care of own customer portfolio and drive business growth by upsell/cross-sell activities
  • Take ownership on personal revenue targets and closing own contracts
  • Identify customer needs and provide outcome-based solution
  • Handle customers’ requests, provide expert advice and guiding customer to a qualified purchasing decision
  • Perform in a team supported by best-in class sales tools
  • Develop expertise in the Energy industry


  • Close to native/native in German and proficiency in English both in written and verbal
  • Work experience in sales (telesales/telemarketing/account management/field sales) is essential
  • Proven track record of achieving targets
  • Be an intelligent listener: first ask questions and listen carefully to the answers
  • Exceptional negotiation and communication skills
  • Be an intelligent fighter: never take NO as an answer
  • Ability to energize; develop and build rapport in matrix organization

Desired Characteristics:

  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary

Locations: Hungary ; Budapest

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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