Energy Sales Manager- Italy


Job Posting Title
Energy Sales Manager- Italy

The challenge
An exciting opportunity has arisen to contribute to the development of the Energy Business at Haier Europe. The Company is on a journey to achieve ambitious business growth and leadership objectives in the region, and we need someone who is passionate, proactive, selfdriven and motivated to join a team of open-minded individuals. We are looking for an individual who demonstrates the core values of the Haier’s attitude: entrepreneurship and innovation, zero distance to consumers and IoT & Ecosystem thinking. A true change agent
with an agile approach thriving for idea contamination and with a hyper- collaborative approach that breaks silos and creates an open ecosystem.

What you will do
As the Sales Manager for the Italian market, you will play a pivotal role in achieving our ambitious sales goals and establishing Haier Nahui New Energy Platform as a key player in the renewable energy sector.
Reporting directly to the Head of Energy Business, you will be responsible for the following:

Market Strategy Development:

  • Analyze the market to identify key trends, competitive landscape, and potential growth opportunities.
  • Develop a comprehensive sales strategy tailored to the renewable energy sector, targeting specialized distributors, electrical wholesalers, and DIY shops.

Business Development:

  • Proactively identify and establish relationships with specialized distributors, electrical wholesalers, and DIY shops across Italy
  • Negotiate agreements, partnerships, and contracts to expand the distribution network and increase market penetration.

Sales Leadership:

  • Set-up and lead a high-performing sales team, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to ensure consistent achievement of sales targets.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including marketing, product development, and customer support to ensure alignment and successful execution of strategies.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients, addressing their needs, concerns, and feedback in a timely and effective manner.
  • Act as a trusted advisor, providing expert knowledge on renewable energy solutions and positioning Nahui as a partner of choice.

Market Intelligence:

  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulations, and technological advancements in the renewable energy sector to inform strategic decisions.
  • Leverage market insights to adapt sales strategies and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Sales Performance Analysis:

  • Monitor and analyze sales performance, track key performance indicators (KPIs), and prepare regular reports for management review.
  • Identify areas for improvement and implement corrective measures to ensure continuous growth.

What you need to succeed
Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, or related field; Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven track record of at least 5 years in sales, preferably within the renewable energy or related industries.
  • Strong network of contacts within the Italian renewable energy market, including distributors, wholesalers, and retailers.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with a history of driving sales teams to exceed targets.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills in both Italian and English.
  • Deep understanding of renewable energy technologies, market dynamics, and customer preferences.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret sales data and market trends to inform strategies.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within Italy to meet clients, attend industry events, and visit distribution partners.
  • Fluency in Italian is essential and as well as good working knowledge of English; additional languages would be an advantage.

Haier Europe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.