Grundfos – pioneering water solutions
We offer a unique opportunity to join one of Denmark’s most successful companies driven by innovation, sustainability and high ambitions. At Grundfos, we pioneer solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve quality of life for people. Concretely, we develop, produce and sell some of the world’s most efficient pumps and water solutions. 19,000 colleagues partner with customers and bring heat to the homes of 500 million people as well as water to almost 1 billion people across the globe.
You’re in it for the positive impact
Do you like working across cultures, geography and organisations and use technology and training to improve people’s lives? Can you develop just the right technology training to customers and end-users of our solutions, so it supports our ambition to do business whilst reaching millions of people with better drinking water services? If so, this is your opportunity to help bring Grundfos values to life with real impact on real people.
What do we offer?
The successful candidate will exercise a vital and global role in our expanding Grundfos Lifelink team – a strategic business unit under the Chief Sales Officer. Our vision is to bring improved drinking water access to 10 million people annually by 2025. Read more about Grundfos Lifelink here - https://www.grundfos.com/market-areas/water/lifelink.html
The role is based in Chennai, India and is part of a collaborative, agile and international team. We are looking for an experienced training and solutions specialist.
Be part of stretching for bold, audacious targets
We’re in pursuit of the silver lining of a bold, audacious target of making good business of bringing drinking water to millions of people who have limited or no access to sustainable water services today.
The training and solutions specialist is part of a cross-functional team focused on key account management of global iNGOs. Through targeted and continued development, this team works for iNGOs as customers to understand all key customer needs, how the customers buy pumps globally, regionally and locally and prioritise efforts to bring as much value to the customer as possible in specific locations. We work with our local Grundfos sales offices in those locations, train our colleagues to work with iNGOs, train iNGOs and other partners, at HQ, on-site around the world and continuously improve our ability to partner for positive impact.
Your job takes deep engagement and ability to connect with trainees
Perform training sessions for 1/Grundfos sales and service teams 2/ Partners’ personnel 3/ NGO’s personnel
- Customers’/users’ personnel
- Training activities to be integrated part of sales efforts
- Develop new relevant training programs based on actual product development, identified trends and training session evaluation
- Newest training methods to applied
- Ongoingly maintain training programs
- Keep track on who will be relevant to participate in trainings
- Both train-the-trainer and train-the-end-user to be in scope
- Evaluate training’s results and efficiencies
- Area’s administration/budgetRegister and contribute to handling customer complaints and issues
What do you need to apply?
8+ years’ relevant experience within water treatment, system design or pump operation. Most likely, you have a bachelor’s degree in mechanical/environmental engineering or other science/sales/marketing/social science or similar degree coupled to strong technical interest and understanding and work experience from the water industry. Ideally, you have 5+ years’ relevant experience within water treatment, system design or pump operation as well as 3+ years’ work experience with performing trainings/educations.
You have worked in an international environment, speak, read and write English fluently and have a mindset to corporate across functions and geography. Skype calls is your best friend and you enjoy building personal relations across the distance, but also ready to travel about 4-6 weeks per year primarily to countries in Africa, Asia and South America. We are trial and error team – you must be ready to prioritise, cope with risk and failure, and able to motivate yourself and the team towards the next opportunity. Excellent communication and project management skills with an attention to detail is a must.
This Position will be based in Chennai.
Please send your resume and cover letter by clicking on the link. We encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.
Contact Director of Safe Water, Ms Pia Yasuko Rask for additional information.
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