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Regional Sales Manager in Germany

Date: Jun 11, 2022

Location: Germany, DE

Company: Maxeon

Maxeon Solar Technologies is a global leader in solar innovation. Built from 35 years of boundary-pushing solar innovation, Maxeon designs, manufactures and sells industry-leading SunPower branded solar products. Maxeon is Powering Positive Change every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 5,000 people globally.

 

We push the boundaries, taking solar technology higher, faster, and farther than before.

We hold ourselves to a higher standard, striving for the highest integrity, safety, and quality.

We thrive together as a global team, embracing our diverse backgrounds to make a positive impact on the world. 

 

Join us in POWERING POSITIVE CHANGE™

 

 

Regional Sales Manager – Germany, home-based

 

As we look to the future, we are seeking a Regional Sales Manager based in Germany. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than Maxeon Solar Technologies.

The Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for strengthening and further developing SunPower's Germany Value Added Reseller Network in their geographic area into a world-class installation network.

This role would suit a self-motivated, results-oriented individual who is comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment; is capable of forming new and developing existing relationships with our partner base, and has the vision and experience to manage a closely-knit dealer network.

To succeed in this role you will possess a combination of leadership abilities with detail-oriented execution skills and business savvy.

Responsibilities
• Build and manage dealer network
• Achieve quarterly and yearly sales quotas
• Analyze regional markets and competitive product landscape
• Help dealer network implement tools to leverage SunPower’s advantages and increase sales to the end customer
• Work closely with the Marketing Department and Sales Director to jointly develop regional marketing plans
• Drive implementation of robust sales forecasting system throughout the customer base
• Manage expense budgets
• Manage ASPs and receivables to pre-defined targets
• Develop and manage regional strategic partnerships, as required


Related Experience & Educational Requirements Required:
• Experience in a closely related industry i.e. high-value products sold in the home, where products require installation from an expert and there is some element of after-sales support.
• Generally, we are looking for a candidate who has successfully demonstrated his/her skills in an industry that employs some form of dealer network to go to market.
• Extensive experience setting up and managing dealer channels
• Proven ability to drive aggressive sales growth and meet targets
• Strong verbal and written communication/presentation abilities
• Experience in marketing products to end consumers is an advantage
• Strong technical background, experience in high-tech marketing or product management is an advantage
• Excellent organizational skills. Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Fluency in German and English is required. 

 

Other
• up to 40% domestic travel, occasionally international travel.

The position will be home-based, any region will be considered.

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by national, federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.


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