Ongoing Recruitment for Area Sales Manager at


Schneider Electric - As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market leader in industrial automation and software. Schneider Electric enables people to experience and transform efficiency where they live and work; from home to enterprise, across the grid and the city. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group brings a world where innovative individuals use collaborative solutions to make the most of their energy, while using less of the common planet.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Area Sales Manager
Job ref.: 005TOT
Job Location: Lagos (To support the business in Abuja and it's environment)

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with leading parastatals and government entities including but not limited to; NDIC, FIRS, CBN, TCN, NIPP, NDDC, BOI etc. to ensure prescription of SE on upcoming projects.
  • Actively manage relevant contractors, panel builders, distributors and consultants within the region
  • Build a robust pipeline with clear visibility and timelines on all government related projects.
  • Identify and work with leading government parastatal contractors to ensure conversion to order on prescribed projects.
  • Maintain good communication and reporting structure to the management on activities.
  • Respond to RFQs promptly covering full detail including; technical and commercial conditions.
  • Developing and implementing strategy for increased market share in the region.
  • Drive orders and sales growth across all managed customers in the region.
  • Work with the marketing team to organise sales activities to boost presence and engagement of customers in the region.
  • Conduct negotiations with clients on contract terms, prices and other relevant conditions.
  • Ensure partner compliance to all signed agreements.
  • Internal coordination of all stakeholders (supply chain, finance and Services) to ensure prompt and effective project delivery.
  • Develop annual and quarterly sales forecasts in line with global financial targets.

Qualifications
Role Requirement:

  • B.Sc. or B.Eng in Electrical Engineering
  • Master’s in management or MBA would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years post graduate experience (with at least 3 years in a leading sale or a sales support role) within the electrical distribution industry
  • You have proven experience in the sale of technical solutions and concepts.
  • Strong knowledge in electrical distribution industry
  • Have strong access to key players in the building and utilities ecosystems as well as with govt. parastatals