Account Manager- South Island

About the Role

We are looking for someone with a ‘can-do’ attitude and strong customer service approach to join our Grundfos family in the Christchurch office.


Reporting directly to the South Island Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to our strategic success by developing sales and opportunities for all pump applications within the South Island.

Why Grundfos?

- Global values driven organisation
- Great team culture and positive work environment
- Reach for the Stars Program to motivate and generously reward our sales staff
- Non-commission-based role rewarding staff via an annual bonus for overall performance
- Access to extensive internal training with global career development opportunities

Key Activities

- Prepare plans and promotional activities to identify and develop new business
- Negotiate and maintain a strong retail presence instore where applicable
- Identify and schedule product training to promote Grundfos product features and benefits
- Work to budget and prepare accurate reports for forecasting purposes
- Provide technical assistance and segment support within the local office as required
- Drive Sales Excellence using our SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool
- Travel within the South Island as required

Skills and Experience

- Minimum 2-3 years of external field sales experience
- Proven experience providing high level customer service, developing strong relationships
- Proven experience achieving sales targets with input into forecasting and strategy
- Experience using a CRM tool highly desirable
- Pump or similar industry experience also desirable, but not essential
- Must have strong English communication skills, verbal and written

Desirable Attributes

- We want someone who shares our passion for delivering water to the world!
- Must be self-starting and autonomous
- Motivated to continuously develop their skills and knowledge
- A people person with a strong customer focus- willingness to go above and beyond!

More Information

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Grundfos is an Equal Opportunity Employer


We look forward to hearing from you!

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