Location North Rhine-Westphalia
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive + Strong Benefits
Reference BBBH11990_1612439529

Are you currently leading a high performing team but wanting to get closer to the heart of the energy transition? Europe's path to carbon neutrality and the increasing mobility needs of people and goods are driving the rapid growth of electric mobility across the continent.

Do you currently work in a strategic sales role, yet you still enjoy responsibility for hands-on sales? And you are considering your next step? You could be at the forefront of the mobility revolution as Alfen's Country Manager EV Charging for Germany!

Alfen has played a central role in the energy grid since 1937. To date, the company operates at the heart of the energy transition providing high-quality, innovative solutions in the fields of electric vehicle charging, energy storage, and smart grid solutions.

The Charging Equipment business unit is one of the most dynamic, innovative, and fastest-growing teams within the Group, and as Country Manager for this division, you will use your leadership skills and strategic acumen to expand Alfen's presence in the German market, with the support of an existing talented team comprised of 5 employees.

What will your key responsibilities be?

  • Visionary thinking is important for this role, as you will be a key contributor to decision-making regarding the country's overall policies, strategies, goals, and budgets.

  • Entrepreneurship, you will develop and implement policies related to the management of products, sales, service, and delivery process, among others

  • Outstanding knowledge of the electric mobility market in Germany, as you will conduct a strategic assessment of the competitive landscape, and generate projections and new ideas to improve the market share in the country

  • You will ensure the application of security standards, legal requirements, and external and internal QHSE measures and guidelines

  • As a leader by nature, you will encourage, motivate, and guide a team of 3 experienced sales managers and 2 knowledgeable technical support managers

  • A high sense of cooperation is also key in Alfen's business structure and you will maintain proactive communication with management, R&D, marketing, and product management among other departments throughout the structure and externally with customers and third parties.

You will join a company with a unique integrated proposition, over 8 decades of experience, and a true passion for creating the electricity grid of the future: reliable, sustainable, and innovative.

What skills and experience will you need?

  • You have 5+ years of strategic sales experience in E-mobility /EV charging equipment or electronic equipment manufacturing

  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience, managing and encouraging sales teams

  • Higher professional education in Sustainable Energy, Business or Technology

  • Relevant knowledge of Germany's safety requirements within EV charging or electrical infrastructure

  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with strategic and leadership competences

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver on commitments

  • Fluent (written and verbal) in English and German

  • Valid EU driving license

To help you perform your best, this role offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent working conditions, a team, literally, full of energy, and a highly collaborative culture inspired by purpose, quality, and innovation.

If you would like to learn more about this exciting role, please click here to download our Candidate Information Pack. If you have any questions, please contact dulce.flores@acre.com.