We at Kempower empower the EV evolution and create a cleaner and quieter environment for us all. We inspire our audiences to join the electric movement. Want to plug in and be the change?
Whether it’s our perspective, the way we work together or the impact on the climate - we make it positive. We are people with a can-do attitude. We help each other and voice our opinions, independent of our job descriptions or titles. We come from over 20 nationalities all over the world and keep on looking for other continents as we go.
The EV market is constantly evolving, and so are we. We are searching for learners, doers and problem solvers from many different backgrounds. We love learning, taking care of each other, and having fun with one another.
The future is electric – get ready to join the current! This is just the beginning.
ABOUT THE ROLE
A Sales Manager to accelerate our business in The Netherlands. Your job is to find potential clients and generate business with them. You identify CPO (Charge Point Operators) and Retail customers in order to build strong relationships with these clients. As a Sales Manager, you will be also responsible for our business development activities for the Retail sector, by identifying, interviewing and consulting players in this growing segment. You will have a key role cooperating with our market segment owner (CPO/Retail) in order to help define the strategy, offering and approach to the different groups in this segment.
Your daily task will include:
Develop and generate sales via direct accounts (CPO’s, Retail chains, Utilities)
Collaborate with our Sales and Service partner network
Evaluate opportunities and define route to market based on customer profile
Analyze customer needs, bring innovative proposals and make them into tangible solutions together with customer and internal stakeholders (segment marketing team)
Analyze and develop our team performance
Follow-up of the sales opportunities on daily basis via f2f meetings, phone and e-mail
Report on the sales activities and results timely through CRM system (Sales Force)
Participation in exhibitions and seminars locally or abroad
Close collaboration with colleagues in headquarters in Finland in order to fulfill customer expectations technically, commercially and timely
Follow-up EV and EV charging market development and propose business model or product development initiatives based on them
In this role, occasional travelling is required.
At Kempower we work hybrid. We do also offer a brand-new office in Amsterdam for this role. You can be located in the DACH region.
WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM YOU?
Bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or business administration
Minimum 5 years working experience in technical solution sales in B2B market
Experience in EV charging industries are remarkable merits
Solid track record of being top performer and exceeding commercial targets
Self-starter character who enjoys working in a growing, fast-paced and disruptive environment
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Superior organizational, time management, and negotiation skills as well as a strategic and entrepreneurial mindset
Experience in working in international company
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English
Ability to travel across The Netherlands to meet customers
As our official company language is English, we expect you to have good English skills. Also, fluent Dutch is required.
We believe in integrity. This means open doors and honest conversations, career development and taking ownership of your work, no matter the title. At Kempower we grow together. And as we grow, we change, and so we find ways to make sure our job descriptions align with our interests and needs. So it’s not just the product we’re developing, but our people.
We have an open and flexible work culture where everyone’s voice is heard. You will have the opportunity to develop not only our products but also our ways of working. We believe in cross-team collaboration and hope that you will take an active role in growing our business and reaching our goals. Furthermore, this position comes with the flexibility to balance work and life, the possibility to work from home, and choosing the equipment you need to perform at your best and make your work even more enjoyable.
Does this sound like something for you? Want to join us in powering planet cool? We can’t wait to hear from you! Send your application before 11.12.2023. If you have further questions about us or the role, feel free to contact the hiring manager Han Dix, tel. +31652447756 on 21st of November at 13.00-14.00 CET and on the 27th of November at 12.00-13.00 CET.
Please send your application via this application form, due to GDPR compliance reasons we cannot accept applications sent by email.
Our vision is to create the world’s most desired EV charging solutions for everyone, everywhere.
We are EV drivers who design and manufacture chargers to make reliable charging a reality for EV drivers around the world.
We envision a society powered by fully electric transportation, making the world cleaner and more sustainable. We want to create an electric vehicle charging infrastructure that is both extensive and reliable, meaning that EVs become the norm.
We are committed to creating user-friendly charging experiences. That’s why we make sure our modular and scalable charging system is combined with our world-class software to provide the best all-around user experience. We continually stay up to date, experiment, and develop our chargers based on data and feedback.