Globally active steel wholesaler
Our client is a leading global supplier and wholesaler of integrated steel solutions with a broad range of products and expertise in steel.
We are looking for a Sales Manager (m/f/div) who will be responsible for the development of the flat steel trading business in the German market.
The ideal candidate (m/f/div) will be based out of his/her home office in Germany.
- Develop markets and customers in Germany
- Develop and implement sales strategies and objectives to achieve sustainable market share growth, improve sales performance and maximize sales revenue
- Establish contact with steel customers
- Business reception and negotiation, provide solutions and products to customers, confirm logistics and supply plans
- Manage and cooperate with contract implementation, and provide after-sales service guarantee
- Confirm the capital demand, determine the capital plan, and confirm the customer's payment collection
- Maintain effective customer relations, meet customer needs
- Actively promote quality purchasing resources, and facilitate the transaction of orders
- Bachelor’s degree or above, international trade, finance, metallurgy or equivalent background preferred
- Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience, familiar with international trade
- Strong international sales management experience with proven results in meeting sales goals
- Knowledge of steel products and resources, and understanding of the requirements and complexities of the steel trade industry
- possessing regional customer bases or regional mill sources
- Exceptional oral and written communication and reporting skills in English
- Excellent business negotiation and conflict management skills, ability to analyze and solve problems
- Good at building relationships
- Willingness to travel
- Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to understand client’s needs and present solutions
The candidate (m/f/div) must have solid time management skills and be a self-motivated, ambitious, results driven professional with self-confidence and discipline and the ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment.