**Role Summary / Purpose**
Sales Manager to grow pipeline in WA, NT and SA region. Sales focus is aligned to key regional metrics for increasing topline, increasing volume (with new manufacturing plant coming) and margin growth. Dedicated focus will drive improved sales and improve
This position reports to the APAC Sales Leader and will be based in the local Baker Hughes office in ‘ _the designated area of responsibility_ ’. The primary role will be to take the lead on Chemical Sales activity relating to Chemical Sales Opportunities in ‘ _the designated area of responsibility_ ’. The role may also be required to assist with the roll out and integration of any new initiatives and technologies in ‘the designated area of responsibility’.
This position requires an experienced, self-determined and creative individual who is willing to work in a challenging environment and has the ability to take control of any situation and drive a positive outcome.
· Lead and drive Sales activities pro-actively for all existing and potential opportunities in ‘the designated area of responsibility’.
. Develop strong relationships with strategic Energy Sector customers, both end-users and targeted channel partners
. Investigate supply chain solutions to the local geography to increase commercial competitiveness and enhance continuity.
· Deliver as a minimum the financial plan as submitted and agreed during the planning cycle and sequentially grow ‘ _the designated area of responsibility_ ’
· Control and have full accountability for the participation and data recorded in the company designated eCRM for Chemicals in ‘ _the designated area of responsibility_ ’
· Ensure that opportunities for the growth and development of the Chemicals business are properly identified and recommendations made to senior management for their exploitation.
· Monitor and track industry news sources to evaluate new opportunities, track existing opportunities and take action accordingly.
· Oversee and carry out studies, evaluations, budget estimates and tendering for target projects and contracts as required to achieve customer deadlines either autonomously or using relevant support personnel , including deciding tender strategies
· Prioritise and guide activities of in house technical support or 3rd party external consultants to deliver value proposals to our client base in support of sales opportunities
· Engage with area business development, technical and general management at the appropriate time, to ensure smooth transition of sales efforts into successful project award .
· Keep updated on new developments and technologies within the industry for evaluation including opportunity for new product / service offering or acquisition.
· Participate in the integration of new technologies within ‘ _the designated area of responsibility_ ’
· Participate in plan process for ‘ _the designated area of responsibility_ ’ to ensure Revenue , Margin, Capex and headcount needs are considered in the financial plans.
· Actively ensure that own health & safety and the health & safety of all fellow workers or other workers are preserved at all times.
· Ensure full awareness of, and compliance with, the requirements of all relevant company/ customer HSE handbooks, HSE procedures and emergency procedures.
· Carry out other ad hoc tasks as directed by the Asia Pacific Sales Leader.
· Promote Baker Hughes compliance and ethics policies throughout the workplace and business activities .
· Carry out ad hoc duties as required.
**Qualifications & Skills**
+ BSc in Chemistry or equivalent as minimum qualification· Minimum 5 years operational & sales experience in Chemicals to the Oil and Gas industry· Strong existing relationships with Chemicals customers.· Excellent written and oral communication skills· Good personal discipline, planning and organisational skills.· Flexibility, enthusiasm and commitment.· Willing to travel within _‘the designated area of responsibility_ ’ in support of business opportunities.
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**Title:** _Senior Business Development Manager – Chemical_
**Requisition ID:** _1931462_