Head of Sales - Oglaend Singapore

Reference No: 20861

What's the role?

We are looking for a passionate and driven leader to kick start their career with us as a Head of Sales in our Oglaend business, supporting business growth in South east Asia. Oglaend has been part of the Hilti group since 2017, providing multidiscipline support systems to the Oil & Gas, Wind Energy and Ship industry.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to our industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and first-rate service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth as you learn, grow and carve-out your career.

What does the role involve?

As Head of Sales you will be responsible to lead the regional Offshore sales team (Oglaend Singapore sales team and Inside sales team as direct reports, sales team in other markets in matrix set-up). You will have full accountability for achievement of sales targets, whilst maintaining a consistent sales approach across all markets.
The Head of Sales will expand and deepen customer relationships with a long term focus, improving long term customer relationships at all levels with offshore yards and contractors. They will focus on driving the conversion of specifications into sales, as well as detection and materialization of additional business opportunities, driving Hilti-Oglaend combined portfolio across all markets. As head of sales you will communicate with both internal Hilti and Oglaend stakeholders to solve commercial and technical challenges.

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to thequality of our products and the way we look after our people.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you what you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training from the start. Your responsibilities will be great and, with them, we'll give you the freedom and autonomy to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results.

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
On top of these, we have a thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you’ve never worked in construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in engineering or business administration. MBA is a plus but not essential
  • Minimum 5 years of sales experience in Offshore Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind industry with tangible track record of leading a sales team and increasing revenue
  • Passionate people leader with experience of growing and developing direct reports
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working in a matrix environment
  • Previous experience in process improvement
  • Demonstrated business administration experience in forecasting, budget, planning, etc.
  • Work experience in an international and multicultural environment.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Goal oriented, self-driven personality.
  • Role model of our four values: Integrity, Teamwork, Courage and Commitment
  • Fluent in English is essential, other languages are a plus

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We look forward to receiving your application and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”

- James, Customer service representative (sales)

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