Sales Manager- Shipbuilding

Faststream are pleased to be exclusively working alongside this highly-ranked ship-building organisation who are currently looking to strengthen their commercial team in the Netherlands. They are hiring for a Sales Manager to develop customer relations in France. 

The Role: 

  • Reporting to Commercial Director 
  • Developing new and expand existing relationships within the assigned market 
  • Identifying leads and new business opportunities 
  • Contribute to preparation of tenders 
  • Advising customers about financing opportunities 
  • Monitoring the handling of new-build orders and liaising with project managers as well as other third parties 
  • Organizing customer events and consulting during commercial disputes and settlements 
  • Reporting market and project developments to Commercial Director 
  • Supporting the Sales Director in marketing activities 

The Candidate: 

  • Must have Technical Master degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering 
  • Relevant industry experience within the marine sector 
  • Commercial acumen and proven sales track record 
  • Customer-orientated, with Excellent communication and negotiation skills 
  • Flexible to travel 
  • High attention to detail and ability to work under pressure 
  • Presentation skills 
  • Fluency in English and French, good command of Dutch also desirable 

In return the company offers: 

  • A great company culture 
  • An attractive benefits package 
  • Career progression opportunities 

Candidates should be within a good commutable distance to Gorinchem or prepared to relocate. 

Must have the right to live and work in the EU. 

Please apply and / or contact in confidence to discuss this role further.