Position: Project Sales Engineer
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523260_1581674565
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 14/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Altrincham

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

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 40 hours per week

About the Department

Energy Solutions design, install, monitor, maintain and optimise Building Energy Management Systems as part of SSE's Distributed Energy division developing Energy Control solutions for smart places - Cities, Campuses and Industrial buildings.

Working alongside our colleagues across SSE, we provide some of the most critical building and energy generation services required in a Zero Carbon world - renewable energy generation - including solar PV and battery storage solutions, heat networks, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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

What is the role?

Reporting into the Business Manager you'll execute the sales process to cultivate and manage long-term Building Energy Management Systems opportunities within the North West by promoting good working relationships with our existing clients, as well as new. You'll be adept at seeking out, qualifying and closing new sales opportunities, utilising sales tools to plan and document progress; increase business opportunities within existing accounts and participate as a member of the team on key and target new customers.

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 meet their needs.

Utilising your industry experience in Building Energy Management Systems, you'll be able to share your knowledge and sales expertise with clients to match a BEMS solution to their operational requirement, whilst referring any further requirement to other businesses within the SSE group as required.

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 customers and external service providers. It is expected you'll display a professional manner and a dedication to meeting customer expectations, including delivering technical support 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 projects world 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 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 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 it's 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

To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

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.