Sales Manager - Municipal Water Treatment

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
UK & Ireland
Dates that interviews will take place
week commencing 2nd September 2019
Very Competitive Salary and Package
Summary of vacancy

Are you a sales professional, working in the water treatment industry sector, with knowledge of the UK & Ireland water, waste water and sludge treatment municipal market? Would you like to bring your commercial knowledge and technical expertise to a global organisation, helping to grow the SUEZ brand as a services water solution provider in the UK?

SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) provide our customers with technology and expertise to enhance their water, wastewater, and process productivity.

Bringing together like minded people and experienced professionals, we continue to develop advanced technologies to solve the world's most complex challenges related to water scarcity, quality, productivity, the environment and energy.


About the role

What will I be doing?

You will be responsible for the development of Municipal Projects sales, directly to water supply companies and alliance partners (drinking water, wastewater, bio-solids & reuse), in the UK and Ireland region. The focus will be on Municipal integrated project solutions (Design & Build) and Services around them, with core technologies based around the SUEZ technology portfolio, including Ultrafiltration (UF), Membrane Bio-Reactors (MBR), Reserve Osmosis (RO), Electrodialysis (EDR) and sludge treatment.

You will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organisation, manage complex issues within your functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall business strategy, through activity including:

  • You will manage the entire sales process for assigned clients including lead generation with new and existing customers, qualifying of opportunities, forecasting and closing deals.
  • You will understand customers’ needs, qualify leads, and work closely with Engineering and Proposal Management to provide competitive solutions to customers.
  • You will develop the region across the SUEZ WTS portfolio & solutions by supporting associated consultancies, engineering contractors, municipalities and industry.
  • You will agree orders and margin targets for your regional market, with an incentive program to drive performance and reward.
  • Whether supporting project managers / engineers in the preparation of bids and handover procedures, or utilising expertise from proposal / product management teams, you will develop a pipeline of well-qualified projects which will provide short, medium and long-term success.
  • A largely customer facing role there will be the requirement for frequent travel to water works sites and businesses, plus the opportunity to support new products launch campaigns and European accounts, contributing to global initiatives (typically up to 75% travel with occasional international trips).

What are the requirements?

  • With a demonstrable sales track record, specifically within municipal water, waste water or bio-solids / sludge treatment, you will have a sound understanding of the water market dynamics coupled with an extended network of contacts in the related water industry sector. Additionally you will need:
  • Ideally degree qualified (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline but must have a good level of relevant technical competency and associated training,
  • Proven expertise in water, waste water and sludge treatment, with focus in municipal.

This is an opportunity for someone with the drive and desire to succeed in a specialist sales role, who is able to commit to the challenge and provide the knowledge, self-motivation and winning mentality to help both the business and yourself achieve goals and growth targets.

Who we are

Join the Resource Revolution! SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere and now has more than 50,000 customers and 10,000 employees around the world. For more than 100 years SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation addressing water scarcity, as finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now.

We offer a great work environment, with professional development and challenging careers along with competitive reward & benefit. SWTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with employment decisions made without regard to any and all characteristics protected by law.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*

Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.