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Published 2022-08-01 12:00 2022-08-01 12:00:00 2022-09-01 12:00:00
Sales Manager -- Central China
  • Fulltime in Wuhan | Office
  • Salary: 10,000 - 15,000¥
  • Candidate Location: Only applicants currently in Wuhan

Job Description

Modern Water’s Water Monitoring Division is a specialty manufacturer of water monitoring equipment that measures toxicity and the presence of trace metals. Our products help protect water systems, improve processes and may assist customers avoid regulatory penalties.

The Sales Manager is the primary front-line sales representative for strategic accounts and is vital to our organization’s ability to deliver customer value and drive accelerated growth. The Sales Manager works within a strong network of talented professionals who provide industry leading customer service and support.

This role is responsible for strategic sales, targeting large customer accounts with multiple influencers in their assigned geographic territory. This position will be responsible for all sales resources in country, promoting the company products and driving incremental sales. Working from a home office, or the main office in Shanghai, this highly autonomous role requires strong business acumen, planning, and the ability to execute strategically.

Benefits

Essential Functions

The Sales Manager:

  • Develops annual sales plans to achieve assigned targets and manages sales personnel within China in order to meet sales goals. To be done in close conjunction with Country Manager.

  • Participates in sales activities including customer site visits, telephone contacts, trade seminars and shows, product demonstrations/evaluations, customer seminars and channel management.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with direct customers and channel partners including consultancy and engineering firms, independent distributors and resellers.

  • Collects and reports information on all competitive activity, business opportunities, sales trends and results within the assigned market providing input during monthly business review.

  • Executes planned activities and provides monthly reports to Country Manager.

  • Manages all opportunities following standard sales process steps.

  • Prepares and presents a monthly pipeline review to demonstrate the quality of the pipeline, activity plans and command of  the account base.

  • Prepares and presents monthly forecast by accurately managing opportunity dates, dollar value and probabilities.

Essential Experience

Our ideal candidate has the following experience and skills:

  • 5-10 years of direct sales management experience.

  • B2B experience selling complex industrial products and solutions.

  • BA, BS or MS degree (required). A degree in a science related field such as Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering or equivalent.

  • Experience in of the following vertical markets is an asset (Waste Water, Drinking Water, Mining, Power Generation, Beverage or Industrial Water).

  • Formal sales training and/or experience in value selling and target account management a plus.

  • Ability to travel up to 60%+ of their time within assigned territory.

  • Demostrated competence in office productivity software applications (MS Office and online CRM’s etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills in both Mandarin and English.

Critical competencies

  • Ability to develop and execute to a business plan and manage territory, including sales personnel, as if it were one’s own business.

  • Engages stakeholders and internal resources to best serve customers.

  • Listens to the voice of the customer and asks great questions which inspire break throughs for our customers.

  • Willing to move to action quickly and not get derailed in details or fear of failure.

  • Uses metrics, KPI, and forecasting to self-manage productivity.

 

Requirements

Essential Functions

The Sales Manager:

  • Develops annual sales plans to achieve assigned targets and manages sales personnel within China in order to meet sales goals. To be done in close conjunction with Country Manager.

  • Participates in sales activities including customer site visits, telephone contacts, trade seminars and shows, product demonstrations/evaluations, customer seminars and channel management.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with direct customers and channel partners including consultancy and engineering firms, independent distributors and resellers.

  • Collects and reports information on all competitive activity, business opportunities, sales trends and results within the assigned market providing input during monthly business review.

  • Executes planned activities and provides monthly reports to Country Manager.

  • Manages all opportunities following standard sales process steps.

  • Prepares and presents a monthly pipeline review to demonstrate the quality of the pipeline, activity plans and command of  the account base.

  • Prepares and presents monthly forecast by accurately managing opportunity dates, dollar value and probabilities.

Essential Experience

Our ideal candidate has the following experience and skills:

  • 5-10 years of direct sales management experience.

  • B2B experience selling complex industrial products and solutions.

  • BA, BS or MS degree (required). A degree in a science related field such as Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering or equivalent.

  • Experience in of the following vertical markets is an asset (Waste Water, Drinking Water, Mining, Power Generation, Beverage or Industrial Water).

  • Formal sales training and/or experience in value selling and target account management a plus.

  • Ability to travel up to 60%+ of their time within assigned territory.

  • Demostrated competence in office productivity software applications (MS Office and online CRM’s etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills in both Mandarin and English.

Critical competencies

  • Ability to develop and execute to a business plan and manage territory, including sales personnel, as if it were one’s own business.

  • Engages stakeholders and internal resources to best serve customers.

  • Listens to the voice of the customer and asks great questions which inspire break throughs for our customers.

  • Willing to move to action quickly and not get derailed in details or fear of failure.

  • Uses metrics, KPI, and forecasting to self-manage productivity.

 

Application Instructions

Please submit your CV with a cover letter to linian.li@modernwater.co.uk in the subject field. No agencies please.

Modern Water

Modern Water is a market leader in satisfying customers’ needs for rapid and accurate testing technologies suitable for on-site and laboratory use. We provide analytical technologies for drinking water, wastewater, and many industrial process water applications, including polymer detection. We also provide detection technologies for environmental contaminants, especially those associated with remediation projects. At Modern Water, we are committed to the welfare of our employees and we are an equal opportunities employer. For the right candidate we offer an extremely competitive remuneration and benefits package, excellent career development opportunities and unrivalled project experience. We value our people. Their talent and capabilities underpin our success, and we want to keep it that way. With the business development in China and an increasing demand for environmental technology and products, we are now looking for Sales Technical Support in China.

Office Address:

Room 1702, No.888, Yishan Road, Xuhui District,Shanghai

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