Under general direction, provides leadership to manage the market sales efforts, activities, and results within assigned area. Assists in the development of, deploys and executes programs, processes, tools to achieve the sales objectives for Public Sector or Local Government market. Analyzes market opportunities, develops and implements strategies to both maximize margins and increase revenue growth. Provides market expertise and sales support to all area offices as required in the Higher Education, K-12, State & Local Government, and Healthcare markets . PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
- Delivers planned business results of the assigned areas' public sector market business plans for all 'lines of business'. Assists SSNA and leads Area sales management in the development of the public sector market strategic plan components and annual sales plans.
- Assists Area based sales managers in planning, organizing and building a team to meet business objectives for key and target public sector accounts. Ensures that planned staffing activities occur, including, recruiting, selection, development and succession.
- Identifies and supports new market opportunities for public sector market sales. Serves as primary link between the Area offices and Controls marketing. Provides market expertise to assist in the development of SSNA Higher Education, K-12, State & Local Government, and Healthcare value propositions, offerings, strategy.
- Identifies, develops, and manages strategic regional third party relationships to facilitate public sector business growth, including trade associations, marketing consultants, subcontractors. Owns relationships with identified National associations.
- Leads assigned areas in regional and local public sector marketing efforts, including regional and local trade shows, participation in relevant public sector associations, advertising, public relations, political activity. Assists all SSNA areas with influencing legislation or administrative regulations to support JCI's business activity.
- Identifies requirements and assigns priorities to assist in the development of products, programs, tools, and support requirements. Assists in market analysis strategies and Key and Target Account identification. Facilitates communication and sharing of 'best practices' among Areas.
- Manages and measures public sector market sales performance to established standards: Sales Management Disciplines (SMD), Total System Support (TSS), Construction Business Development, Sales & Marketing Information System (SMIS), Account Management, etc. Responsible for facilitating consistent public sector market sales processes and offerings across assigned Areas. Assists in the development of and facilitates the implementation of process and productivity measurements and review.
- Ensures that assigned Areas are engaged in consistent processes to assess public sector market sales performance, including the measurement of individual selling skills, and training inventory. Responsible for sales training programs and their effectiveness.
- Supports all SSNA area offices with strategic Higher Education, K-12, State & Local Government, and Healthcare opportunities. Engages in and supports strategic account reviews, critical opportunity reviews, executive level meetings, presentations. Serves as permanent account team member on at least five strategic accounts.
- Responsible for direct business development and account management for appropriate clients and opportunities.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or Marketing. Master's degree preferred. Five to eight years of progressive experience and proven sales ability in the sales of building controls and services. Three years of experience in a lead or supervisory role with responsibility for the productivity or development of others.
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