As MICHELIN Connected Fleet, a division of the Michelin Group, leader in sustainable mobility for 130 years, we specialise in connected fleet management services and solutions. We are a market leader with over 30 years expertise in a high-growth, competitive mobility technology industry. Today we serve 70,000 customers and over 600,000 vehicles globally, growing more than 10% per year, and entering at the rate of 3 new markets a year. Backed by Michelin Group and operating under the Michelin Connected Fleet name, we intend to be a major player in this market in the coming years.
We know our planet is at risk and we urgently need to find innovative ways to protect it. At Michelin, pioneering is what we do: We are innovating constantly, to explore new opportunities, with, around and beyond tires to lead the way in sustainable mobility. Our people act for change, with respect, and as leaders. We care about giving people a better way forward. Our dream is rooted in a single purpose: by 2050, Michelin will be recognised as a critical innovation leader that helped humanity conquer new frontiers. And we all work hard every day to realise this dream.
OUR PEOPLE & WAYS OF WORKING
At MICHELIN Connected Fleet, agility is not a word - it’s a lifestyle. We gather entrepreneurial minds who are not afraid to fail fast and learn quickly, every day. We think long term and act short term, we grow fast and love what we do. We believe in an inclusive working environment, building teams with a variety of backgrounds, skills, views and opinions. Among our 400 employees in Europe, we proudly benefit from around 30 nationalities. We thrive because of the diverse background and talent of our people. We nurture our team's growth with several company wide development programs - including our Diversity, Mentoring and Sustainability programs.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING:
To generate opportunities within Michelin sales teams and leads :
Services and solutions
AM and Distributors
Identify key prospective targets within assigned prospect accounts and implement a contact strategy to secure appointments with the decision makers
Present Michelin Connected Fleet solutions to key contacts through direct communication in face to face meetings, telephone calls and emails
Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business within the vertical market
Gain a thorough understanding of Michelin Connected Fleet competences and credentials, recognising vertical market priorities, industry issues and hot topics, in addition to potential solutions and the ROI opportunities to be delivered.
Provide feedback to the business on any key customer pinch points or issues relevant to our software
Negotiate and close profitable contracts with new customers in line with Michelin Connected Fleet pricing policy and that any variations are duly authorised
Prepare and present proposals and presentations to corporate standards, ensuring these are accurate and are tailored to the specific opportunity
Actively and successfully manage the sales process; lead generations; needs analysis, value proposition, proposal negotiating, close and hand over to the Deployment Team
Build and manage sales pipeline, ensuring diligent and comprehensive utilisation of Salesforce to record account progress, business pipelines and order progress.
Ensure all contact records and account plans are maintained and kept current using Salesforce
Submit weekly & monthly sales forecast and reports as required
Ensure all productivity and performance KPIs are met and reported on in a timely and accurate manner
Work in close cooperation with colleagues from other cross functional teams to leverage skills and seek buy in where appropriate to maximise sales success
Maximise revenue and margin generation achieving monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets
Present a professional and positive image of the business at all times
Achieve individual sales target and seek for over performance
TO BE SUCCESSFUL YOU WILL LIKELY HAVE:
University degree, and a track record of continuous professional growth
Senior sales executive with a minimum of 3 years software or specific automotive/transport and logistic vertical market sales experience (demonstrable track record of success)
New business success essential
Possessing drive, motivation and acute attention to detail in ensuring all sales opportunities to MCF are captured and explored
Highly developed strategic selling skills, comfortable engaging with board directors of all disciplines to establish understanding of requirements and buy in
Excellent all round interpersonal and communication skills with the capacity to manage / influence all levels (internally and externally)
Demonstrable commercial experience commensurate with structuring high value contracts (from inception to close)
Strong negotiation skills, with the tenacity to push back where a deal is not suitable for the business
Excellent presentation skills with an inherent ability to close business opportunities
High levels of planning, organization, motivation, creativity and results focus