Solar Sales Consultant

Solar Sales Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Irish green energy market is growing, and our Client is recruiting for professional salespeople to capture and create new business. They are a market leader with a busy marketing schedule including trade exhibitions to create enquiries and an awareness of the brand in the market.  

The Candidate’s target markets include SME’s and Large Energy Users on a path to decarbonisation. The product range includes the market leading battery storage, quality PV modules and car chargers. 

LOCATION - Working from home but visiting the Client’s offices in Wexford 1 day per week. (More during training)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Become an expert with respect to products and solutions in the solar & storage industry. Introducing new products/market developments to prospective clients. 
  • Generation of leads through networking & initiative. Engaging customers and actively selling the solution through a passion for renewables and a thorough knowledge of the technology. 
  • Finding prospects, preparing presentations, following up on business opportunities and setting meetings.  
  • Achieving set monthly sales targets. 
  • Contacting direct enquiries for his / her sales area, gathering information, and conducting desktop surveys. Estimating system size, yield and payback from information provided. 
  • Planning weekly site surveys, assessing feasibility, optimal system size and system design, identifying any technical challenges. Recording the necessary level of detail for design/operations. 
  • Informing the client on the feasibility of the project and its implementation. 
  • Completing a handover to operations for all sales.  
  • Managing communications with clients to optimise customer journey through the sales process up to, handover to operations.  
  • Logging all activity on the CRM system and managing sales pipeline.  
  • Imparting people-centred company values and building brand awareness. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a closely related field.
  • Minimum 6 years hands on industry experience in implementing best practices for product design and development.
  • Experience working in SAFe framework, for example:
    • Participation in PI planning
    • Lead sprint refinement, sprint planning sessions
    • Manage resource capacity, demand and business stakeholders
    • Provide business and technical assistance to unblock developers
    • Agile SCRUM software methodology experience using products such as JIRA Agile
    • Promote continuous improvement and innovation in the team
    • Constantly strive to improve team velocity and efficiency.
  • Worked with microservices in an enterprise level product, Web API, API security
  • Must have analytical skills and experience to achieve tangible results in a challenging environment
  • Ability to prioritize workload, must be highly organized, detail-oriented, handle various tasks simultaneously and work independently within limited time constraints

THE PERSON

An energetic, personable, honest, and detail-orientated person who is highly self-motivated. Capable of engaging customers and actively selling products/solutions through a genuine passion for renewables and helping businesses to lower their Carbon footprint. Committed to growing your business and building brand awareness by imparting people-centred company values whilst at the same time showing real tenacity in reaching monthly sales targets. 

To be considered for this role please send your CV to careers@innovate.ie