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Sales Manager

​Sales & Business Development Manager – Offshore Renewable Energy

Home Based

£50-60k + OTE Bonus + Annual Bonus + Car Allowance £5.6k + Excellent Benefits

Sonardyne has been writing the future of underwater technology for over 50 years. As a leading provider of underwater navigation, positioning, communication, imaging and monitoring technology, its innovations help transform what’s possible in offshore energy, maritime defence and ocean science. Sonardyne technology has enabled people to install wind farms, control squadrons of underwater drones and detect tsunami waves hundreds of miles offshore.

This is a chance to join a well established team with the specific goal of opening up the offshore renewable energy market for Sonardyne. Your role will be to identify and achieve sales across the full range of existing Sonardyne products and services by working closely with new & existing customers who have business activity in the offshore renewable energy (ORE) sector.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

Essential:

  • Offshore industry knowledge with experience of offshore operations

  • Ability to understand and operate with credibility in technical discussions, debates and activities within chosen markets.

  • Proven sales ability, consistently achieving targets within challenging environments

  • Commercial acumen and experience of contract negotiation

  • Experience of delivering presentations/papers with confidence and impact

  • Experience of successful market analysis

  • Experience of creating and presenting effective technical sales proposals.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of all Sonardyne products and market applications

  • Proven business development capability including evidence of networking at a senior level

  • You will also ideally be educated to a minimum HNC/HND level or equivalent qualification.

A lot of travel within UK and Europe is expected so you must be in a position to do this. We are looking for someone with tenacity, determination, drive and energy. You’ll be home based and can report to either the HQ in Hampshire or the Aberdeen office.

This position would suit a Sales, Account or Business Development Manager who has previously been an engineer but has transitioned into a commercial role. You should have the ability to understand the needs of the offshore energy community and marry up the technology currently produced by Sonardyne.

Sonardyne is a classic British success story. Founded in 1971, it has received the Queen’s award for innovation and export several times and has excellent staff retention rates thanks to a positive work environment, attractive benefits package and interesting and challenging careers for bright minds. It offers boundless opportunities as befits a company that is a leading light in technological design and manufacture. It has an open and innovative culture where every member of the team has the chance to shape the future as well as get hands-on experience of the application of the company’s innovative solutions in the ocean environment. The team also likes to have some fun, with a very active social committee regularly providing a variety of subsidised events.

Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday

  • Excellent Pension

  • Life Assurance x6

  • Health Cover

  • Bonus - PRP (not guaranteed but has paid up to 20%

  • Hours of work are 8.30 – 5pm (flexitime available)

If you are interested then please send me your latest CV for review but if not, and you know someone that might be, then we pay a referral fee on successful introduction – see https://www.gerrellandhard.co.uk/your-career/referral-rewards