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
As a Sales Manager you will be selling Kempower solutions to different retail customers (supermarkets, fuel retail, specialist retail etc.) in the UK.
The role comes with responsibilities such as,
Developing and generating sales via direct accounts
Collaborating with our Sales and Service network
Evaluating opportunities and defining the route to market based on customer profile
Analysing customer needs, bring innovative proposals, and making them into tangible solutions together with customers and internal stakeholders (segment marketing team)
Following up of the sales opportunities on a daily basis via online and face-to-face meetings, phone, and e-mail. Report on the sales activities and results timely through the CRM system (Salesforce)
Participating in exhibitions and seminars, locally or abroad
Working in close collaboration with colleagues in headquarters in Finland and the team in the UK in order to fulfil customer expectations technically, commercially and in a timely fashion
Following up EV and EV charging market development and proposing business model or product development initiatives based on them
We appreciate candidates with an independent working style and interest in developing new. In this role, regular travel in the UK and regionally is required.
At Kempower we work hybrid. Our office in the UK is in Hemel Hempstead.
WHAT HELPS YOU SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE
As a Sales professional you will have qualifications such as:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, business administration, or equivalent work experience
Minimum 5 years of working experience in solution sales, capital goods or other large-scale solutions, to retail businesses. Experience in EV charging industry working with retail customers is preferred.
Solid track record of being top a 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 an international company
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
You will preferably have a commercial or technical background and an understanding of the EV charging industry.
You are used to a variation of sales and decision-making processes with different stakeholders and have experience in developing trust-based and long-lasting customer relationships.
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 3.3.2024. If you have further questions about us or the role, feel free to contact the hiring manager Rolle Nieminen tel. +442045366494 between 13:00-15:00 (GMT) on the 16th or on the 19th of February .
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.
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