Position: Project Sales Engineer
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522192_1569503701
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 26/09/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Birmingham, Midlands

Salary: Competitive Package including uncapped bonus, car or allowance plus excellent benefits

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 40 hours per week

About the Department

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

Energy Solutions, our energy optimisation division - helps businesses achieve reductions in their buildings' energy consumption through the maintenance and optimisation of their Building Management Systems.

What is the role?

Reporting into the Business Manager you'll execute the sales process to cultivate and manage long-term relationships. You'll be adept at seeking out, qualifying and closing new sales opportunities. You'll utilise sales tools to plan and document progress; increase business opportunities within accounts and participate as a member of the team on key and target customer accounts. Additionally, you'll be responsible for leading the account team on assigned target and managed accounts.

You'll be accountable for proactively identifying and contacting new clients, cultivating and managing long-term relationships to build long term associations. This will involve understanding their business, operational and environmental objectives and bringing solutions to customers.

Utilising your industry experience in BMS/energy management, you'll be able to share your knowledge and operations expertise with clients to ensure you are able to match a solution to their operational requirement and refer any further requirement to other businesses within the group as required.

Managing multiple, ongoing projects, you'll focus on selling new projects and retrofits differentiating SSE services and products from competitors based on business benefits.

What do I need?

Excellent communication skills are essential to maintain a collaborative working environment with all stakeholders including customer and external service providers. It is expected you'll display a professional manner and a dedication to meeting customer expectations, including delivering technical support, coaching and direction. You'll be working in an ever-changing environment and as such will be adaptable and flexible.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will be educated to a minimum of HNC in an engineering related discipline and have previous HVAC Building Management Systems experience. With a determination to grow our business you will enjoy proactively contacting new clients and be comfortable presenting them with solutions to their BMS requirements. Due to the nature of the project environment you will be working in, you will enjoy working in a solutions, target and deadline driven environment.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will be some of your key assets along with the ability to build, nurture and maintain strong relationships with your clients.

As you will be travelling to different sites its essential that you hold a full driving licence.

Our Company

Energy Solutions, our energy optimisation division - helps businesses achieve reductions in their buildings' energy consumption through the maintenance and optimisation of their Building Management Systems.

You can read all about what we do here https://sseenergyoptimisation.co.uk/

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Martin Prosser or sse. or, just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 9th October 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.