Sales and Business Development Manager

Are you eager to combine your technical knowledge with your commercial affinity? Then we may be looking for you! OPRA Turbines offers an exciting job opportunity in the position of Sales and Business Development Manager based in Hengelo, the Netherlands.

About the job

The main role for the Sales and Business Development Manager within the department Sales is to reach sales targets by setting up and enabling strategic partnerships.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Identify and evaluate potential packagers/partners in assigned regions and formalize collaboration into contractual frameworks with the goal of selling turbines or packages and LTSAs;
  • Developing a Sales Strategy specifically for an assigned region and/or market segment;
  • Define the specific value proposition and resulting business model/sales channel for all relevant applications and existing products in an assigned region/segment;
  • In close cooperation with Product Management, drive OPRA’s portfolio to match with the demand of customers, partners and packagers;
  • Establish and maintain business relationships with existing Packaging Partners and strategic Accounts.

Your profile

We are looking for a colleague who is entrepreneurial and has strong commercial and communication skills. Someone who is result driven, is customer focused and wants to excel.

Our requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Sales or Engineering;
  • > 5 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Relevant business network;
  • English language and communication skills (verbal and in writing) on CEFR level C1;
  • Excellent communication skills and entrepreneurship;
  • You are willing to travel (up to 50%);
  • Attitude that matches with our company core values: Excellence, Customer Focus, Pride & Ownership, Team Spirit and Innovation.

What do we offer?

OPRA’s products are high tech and our markets are global and exciting. You will be working at an international company of qualified and enthusiastic people from various disciplines and of many different nationalities. Fast decision making, short connections, innovation on every corner.

  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Joining an exciting journey of a fast-changing organization;
  • Numerous development opportunities;
  • An international work environment with knowledgeable colleagues.

Are you up for the challenge?

If you wish to apply for this job, please upload your CV and motivation letter in English. If you have any questions about the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.

About the selection procedure

After reviewing the received applications, OPRA Turbines will contact the applicants of interest for a first selection interview. In the second selection round the candidate is asked to prepare a presentation based on a case. Moreover, another interview will take place and a tour around our facility will be provided.

Sep 08
EXHIBITION WasteTech 2020

OPRA will exhibit at WasteTech in Moscow, Russia from 8-10 September 2020.

Sep 21
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition

Sachin Menon, OPRA’s former master student, will present the paper “Numerical Investigation of 100% Premixed Hydrogen Combustor at Gas Turbines Conditions Using Detailed Chemistry” at ASME Turbo Expo on 21-25 September.

Sep 24
CONFERENCE Gasification Summit 2020

OPRA Turbines will be participating and presenting a paper on ‘“Radial Gas Turbines as the missing link between Gasification and the energy market‘ at Gasification Summi from 24-25 September 2020 in Lyon, France.

Oct 06
VIRTUAL EXHIBITION World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit

OPRA will be participating at the World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit in London from 6-7 October 2020.

Nov 05
EXHIBITION CIIE, 5-10 November 2020

OPRA will exhibit at the 3rd China International Import Expo, CIIE, from 5 to 10 of November 2020