Siemens Enterprise Account Executive - Building Performance and Sustainability - Major US City in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Enterprise Account Executive - Building Performance and Sustainability - Major US City

Locations:Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Family: Sales

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 212604

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 50%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm

Job Description:

Position Overview:

The Account Executive manages and grows the Building Performance and Sustainability (BPS) business as part of the Building Technologies Division of Siemens. This role will be a national role focused on selling our BPS offering to Enterprise customers nationally reporting to our Enterprise BPS General Manager. This role has a primary market of medium to large Enterprise customers. It can be located anywhere in the US where there is a major airport.

Responsibilities:

  • Consultatively assists targeted private sector Enterprise Clients in understanding long-term financial business goals, uncovering challenges and defining long-term self-funding solutions.

  • Engage executive-level decision makers by demonstrating a thorough understanding of their business strategy and communicate how our BPS Enterprise Solutions will improve their business results.

  • Develop and execute effective account development strategies using Continuous Data Analysis to positively impact the executive –level decision maker’s core business.

  • Increase share of wallet, revenue, and customer satisfaction.

  • Grow a network of Siemens sponsors and supporters at multiple levels within the named accounts as well as the ability to fully develop new accounts within the enterprise market.

  • Performs strategic account development to align customer-specific needs with BPS Enterprise Solutions while differentiating BPS enterprise value from the competition.

  • Understands the business of the account, including industry drivers, business objectives and operational issues and connects strategic BPS Enterprise solutions.

  • Strives to add customer-specific value through improving business processes by viewing situations from the customer's perspective.

  • Coordinates appropriate resources to effectively execute strategic Account Business Plans and opportunity pursuit plans.

  • Demonstrates strategic thinking by anticipating future trends through looking outward at the customer‘s market, competition, and alternatives.

  • Persists in the pursuit of account strategies exhibiting strength of purpose and determination in the face of challenges.

  • Effectively manages the buying and selling process by involving a network of key players to solve customer operational issues to help them achieve their business objectives.

  • Effectively positions the strategic value of BPS Enterprise solutions to key decision makers and influencers throughout the account.

  • Provides accurate and current view of account penetration, sales performance, and customer satisfaction including the health of the funnel/pipeline.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years of sales experience in the Energy and Sustainability arena.

  • Experience with high-performance buildings, energy efficiency, renewable energy systems and financing, and water conservation. An understanding of the market drivers for the aforementioned is critical.

  • Ability to provide “end - to - end” solutions that combines supply and demand side offerings to meet all of our client’s energy and sustainability needs

  • Experience with growing significant customer relationships interfacing with executive level decision makers

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, management, and team members to achieve a complex set of goals

  • Experience with large customer management and with strategic customer management

  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills.

  • Experience in strategic business planning

  • Strong financial business acumen.

  • Strong background in value based selling.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • B. A. or equivalent work experience

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Other preferences:

  • Ability to assume the role of an informal team leader; gaining buy-in and support from peers, and operations team members working toward on-time completion of project development goals that are technical, financial, and political in nature. Providing a comprehensive solution to Enterprise customers

  • Existing experience with infrastructure, construction, engineering, or technology sales

  • An understanding of and experience with financial analyses, and the ability to communicate financial metrics such as Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, and Simple Payback to a wide ranging audience.

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