Market Manager Grid Integration | Hitachi Energy

  • 2 years ago

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Hitachi Energy is recruiting for a Market Manager Grid Integration. Apply Now!

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation
You as a Market Manager-South Africa, will be part of Power Grids business based in Modderfontein, South Africa and will be reporting to HBU Manager-MEA. To position Hitachi Energy as reputable and reliable engineering company among its clients and increase sales and market share through leading the growth plan initiative.
Your responsibilities

• Sales and marketing: -Leading the implementation of Global Business Unit strategies and initiatives at a country and regional level for Egypt and Northern Africa to ensure appropriate sales and marketing efforts within the country. Ensuring the Global Business Unit portfolio is appropriately represented in the local market. Maintaining cost controls for assigned Global Business Unit within the local market.
• Market coverage: -Managing and is responsible for the demand market for Global Business Unit including third party sales, internal sales, and channels. Managing and is responsible for the Business Unit demand side budget of Egypt and Northern African region.
• Planning: -Developing business strategies and sales and marketing plans in partnership with local Marketing and Sales teams. Participates in the budgeting process, including preparing the Order Commitment Sheet (OCS), representing the Global Business Unit in the local market.
• Product marketing: -Coordinating product lifecycle marketing and ensures effective execution in the local market. Coordinating and supporting the factory sales and marketing activities in the country.
• Market analysis: -Overseeing the market intelligence process ensuring detailed market analyses of market drivers and trends, key competition, and emerging technologies. Producing monthly and ad-hoc reports to monitor market and progress.
• Resources: -Ensuring local sales teams are provided with necessary training and receive appropriate accreditation. Working together with Territory Sales & Marketing, Global Marketing Unit and Marketing Communication for planning and implementation of marketing activities.
• Customer relations: -In line with the sales team strategy manages and develops appropriate relationships with customers and key accounts. Serving as escalation point for questions and issues and collects customer feedback and input.
• Bid and proposal: -Ensuring proposals are developed and approved to enable negotiations. Overseeing quotations to promote optimal outcome. Ensuring all status updates and documentation are accurately tracked in appropriate systems. Taking local responsibility for the Business Unit mix and maintains the accuracy of data for project pipeline and orders received forecast and competitive feedback.
• After sales: -Organizing and promoting after sales service activities. Ensuring appropriate order handling of products/systems/services. Ensuring contracts are appropriately managed with adherence to payment terms.
• People leadership and development: -Ensuring that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Coaching, motivating, and developing direct and indirect subordinates within HR policies. Driving and ensuring know-how sharing and cross-collaboration.
• Safety and Integrity: -Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

• A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
• More than eight years of experience on Sales in related industries.
• Sound knowledge of the market and industry (renewables, utilities, industries, EPC).
• Knowledge of Electric Power System analysis.
• Fluent in English (written and spoken).
• Market-oriented and customer-focused attitude expected.
• Proven ability to develop and manage strong customer relationships.
• A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach, and strong communication skills.
• Knowledge of Power Quality solutions and offerings
• Willingness to travel (up to 25%).

More about us
Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. #L1-MEA1

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Modderfontein, Gauteng, South Africa

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Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)



Location: Modderfontein Gauteng

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