Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.The Role: Sensus, a Xylem Brand, seeks to hire a VP of Sales for the Electric segment. The VP of Sales is this individual will be responsible for the attainment of budgeted sales and profit objectives within the parameters of the company’s budget. This person will also be responsible for fostering, maintaining and interacting with key clients, regulatory personnel and key distributors. The ideal candidate will provide pertinent market information key inputs into the company’s market strategy and product line initiatives. This individual will be responsible for developing key sales strategies and individual sales and profit objectives to ensure the attainment of the overall region’s goals, ultimately responsible for attainment of revenue, orders, and gross margin goals within North American Electric Market. This individual will be responsible for developing key sales strategies and individual sales and profit objectives to ensure the attainment of the overall North American sales targets. Essential Functions:Has a thorough understanding of high-value system salesDevelop and maintain high level relationships with in customer organization’s and is effective in moving comfortably to develop relations at all levelsUnderstands the value of indirect sales channels and how to coach such organizations to each other’s mutual benefitAbility to organize and manage a cross functional team selling processMust be able to articulately communicate the company’s vision, purpose and value to customers and distributorsDevelop and execute sales tactics to meet and surpass regional sales and profit goalsMust have the ability to internally communicate market trends and potential new market segments, customer requirements, market intelligence, governmental regulatory issues Ability to negotiate, with appropriate support, significant business contractsCan act independentlyExtensive travel is requiredMinimum Qualifications:Requires a Bachelor’s degree in business or the equivalent in Sales, Marketing management or Engineering. Minimum of five years direct selling\/sales management and\/or marketing management of complex, utility system salesA track record of achieving and surpassing committed sales resultsKnowledge and experience in gas or electric or water utility industrySelling both directly and\/or through indirect sales organizationsExperience with solutions selling of AMI and electric metrologyAbility to apply AMR\/AMI sales skills to water and electric as well.Knowledge of AMR\/AMI business case drivers a mustPrevious utility or competitive experience in AMR\/AMI a mustProven record of meeting short term revenue targetsProven record of meeting strategic account winsExperience with long term contracts
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Xylem. Derived from classical Greek, our name refers to the supporting tissues that help transport water and nutrients from a plant's roots to its leaves. To the people of Xylem, our name stands for our promise to live our values while solving our customers' most challenging water problems, and to set industry standards for fluid technology applications and water solutions.