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Business Developer/Sales Representative - Functional Safety and Security

Business Developer/Sales Representative - Functional Safety and Security

The role involves experience on the following Sectors: 

  • Knowledge and background in Functional Safety and/or Security
  • A working knowledge on relevant Standards like ISO 26262, IEC 61508, IEC 62443, ISO/SAE 21434 would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of TIC (Testing, Inspection, Certification) related business
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate competency in the use of Microsoft Office applications; preferably including Excel and Power Point

Responsibilities

Business Development
• Identify and develop business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and - or new ways of reaching existing markets. (Domestic and International)
• Move opportunities to closure with follow-up meetings, presentations and calls
• Maintain close relationship with key industry contacts
• Cooperate/Coordinate with and use information from Product Managers, Key Account Managers and Sales Managers.
• Communicate individual sales KPI and perform monthly updates of sales activities to TÜV NORD Group Process Technology OBS Manager & TÜV USA Managing Director

Required Skills

• Thorough knowledge of Functional Safety and/or Security
• Negotiations skills and practices.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Promotion of information exchange within and across other units
• Must be willing to travel >30% of time

Experience

• Required: 5 years of experience as a Business Developer/Sales Representative (preferably in Functional Safety and/or Security)
• Preferred: 5 years of experience in Certification or Accreditation Body
• Preferred: Experience in Multi-International Environment

Education

• Required: Bachelor/Master in Business/Sales Management
• Preferred but Not Required: Fluency in German Language

Employment Type: One-year contract with employer option to extend based on agreed target achievements. Full-time, remote, salaried position with benefits.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to stand or sit, reach, bend and move about customer facilities
  • Various travel schedules and different time zones
  • Various means of transportation, including long drive times and air travel is a requirement

Applicants must be a USA citizen (or hold a green card) and must live in the USA

Please send your resume to:

Lisa McKiel

Office Manager & Human Resources Administrator

844-488-8872 x240

lmckiel@tuv-nord.com


Lisa joined TUV USA in 2013 as a part-time receptionist, but has since grown exponentially. Lisa has many "hats" at TUV. Her roles include: Office Manager, Human Resources Administrator, Project Manager, and Assistant to the Managing Director.