Technical Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: BSR21128
  • Date Posted: 23 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Bluestream Recruitment
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable for the right experience
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing, Space, Satellite Communications & Energy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: N/A
  • Email: info@bluestreamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01235 838 568

Job Description

 Are you an experienced Technical Sales professional with a background in the space sector or have a engineering background in space and looking to move into Sales?

 Would you like to be part of  global space company who are making a really difference the future of space?

As Technical Sales Manager you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, excellent range of benefits and be responsible for:

  • Commercial management of the sales process, in line with revenue and profit targets
  • Identifying and securing new business.
  • Evolving the product-level sales capture plan, sales pipeline (using pipeline CRM system) and sales strategy, controlling sales discriminators, and working with business analysis team to define value proposition.
  • Engaging in end customer sales from initial engagement and customer needs identification through product quotation, manufacture, test and product delivery.
  • Working with partners offices globally to coordinate sales strategy, end customer engagements and sales associates / distributors as appropriate.
  • Working with technical / project team, procurement team (and supply chain as needed), AIV team to control internal sourcing and testing of product.
  • Working with marketing and comms team to support generation of public b2b
  • Supporting key customer engagements with end customers for our debris removal (ADR) and in-orbit services (IOS) and development of outgoing proposals to end customers as appropriate.
  • Support Bid Manager in production of other proposals as appropriate.

 

 To be considered for the role of Technical Sales Manager you will need to:

  • Have good level of education, ideally in a technical discipline
  • Have previous commercial experience in an engineering role (or similar) for satellites.
  • Have a strong commercial awareness, and international / cultural competence.
  • Be an excellent customer-first “sales / marketing style” in both customer engagements and in production of customer-facing documentation, which can be used to convey the selling points of the business and products / services.
  • Ideally have bid production experience in the space industry
  • Have a broad technical engineering background with good knowledge of a range of subsystems & engineering teams including: GNC, mechanical, AIV, testing EPS, RCS (propulsion), COM (communications), software, ground segment & operations
  • Have an awareness of the AIT process: manufacture, assembly, functional and environmental testing.

 

 

Bluestream Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an as an Employment Business for temporary / contract recruitment.