Sales Manager Italy

EWT is a Dutch headquartered designer, supplier, and O&M provider of its market leading 250 1mw wind turbine range. Its turbines are predominantly used to provide localised on and off grid generation solutions for customer’s industry, agriculture, water utilities, communities, investment funds and landowners. Active in Europe, North America and Asia, EWT’s mission is to provide high-quality wind turbines with the lowest possible cost of ownership to the growing world of localised energy generation. This includes the repowering of older turbines in hight restriction areas.

The company’s highly professional standards and deep investment in technology are confirmed by its ISO 9001 and VCA** certification, as well as both the high availability levels across its fleet and the competitive cost of energy for localised generation.

Due to our ambitious international expansion strategy and our fast growing order portfolio, we have several excellent career opportunities for professionals whose sense of commitment, motivation, innovation and technical excellence equals our own. We strongly believe that our success in the world market for wind energy is powered by our most valuable assets: our talented and motivated employees.

With hundreds of turbines already in operation in the UK, we are looking for a Sales Manager Italy, to greatly expand our business in Italy in the next 5 years.

Goal

As Italian Sales Manager you will be responsible for significantly growing the sales of EWT turbines and building a long term O&M revenue stream.

Main tasks and responsibilities

You will be growing EWT’s relationships and potential client bases most relevant to single turbine and small windfarm sales. These include wind developers, municipal authorities, communities but also industry and utilities. You will be responsible for identifying, presenting, pursuing and closing projects.

Next to this, you will, in cooperation with the Sales Engineers, prepare proposals and present these to our potential customers. You will be able to refine and explain the technical and economical advantages of our proposition and convince and negotiate the terms and conditions of the contract, resulting in a positive decision.

You will actively gather market intelligence and distribute knowledge inside the company and promoting EWT by participating at relevant conferences and exhibitions in order to further increase the market awareness of EWT.

You are responsible for managing existing relationships with existing EWT customers in Italy.

Requirements

  • Preferably at least two years’ experience in renewables sales.
  • A confident negotiator who has strong experience of closing transactions as well as identifying opportunities.
  • A strong,self starting,commercially minded, customer focused person.
  • In possession of a strong network to support you in achieving the build out of the EWT brand.
  • Capable of good co-operation with the rest of the sales team located in the Netherlands.
  • Able to work in a highly sales driven environment, with limited local supervision, and
  • Able to work in a highly competent and professional engineering and project environment.
  • Highly competent in communicating with an HQ located outs.

As our headquarters is located in Modena, you will be allowed to flexibly work from home and from the Modena office and you will visit our headquarters in the Netherlands regularly, as well as you will be working closely with the Team in Modena. You will mostly be supported by the Dutch sales back office, who will coordinate any necessary support by engineering-, operations- and service departments.

For our organisation we are looking for people who are flexible, creative, with trouble solving attitude who show initiative and who are very cooperative in working with colleagues.

If you match our criteria and you feel that we are a good match, you can send your cv and motivation in English to Saskia van den Ingh (Group HR Manager)  at s.vandeningh@ewtdirectwind.com