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Sales Manager (m/f/d)
Vacancy ref
Based in
Leer, Germany
Business area
Working hours
40 hours per week
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Closing date
Languages in which you may apply
Vacancy information

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC) is an experienced submarine cable and subsea umbilical installation, repair and maintenance contractor serving the worldwide renewable energy industry as well as offshore oil and gas. Our core values are safety, integrity, innovation, performance and collaboration and our vision is to be acknowledged by our clients, our people and our shareholders, as the leading strategic partner in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services.

Are you looking for a challenge in a dynamic international work environment within a small but growing organisation in Leer, Germany? And are you passionate about your field of expertise?

Description of function

As a Sales Manager you are responsible for developing new clients, sales activities, maintaining customer relations, marketing intelligence and forecasting activities. You are developing and implementing the commercial strategies to ensure conformance of the company to the targets established.

 Key Responsibilities

  •  Manage, develop and drive the implementation of sales processes for the tender process
  • Be company’s representative and “Single Point of Contact” for certain business areas inclusive of business development and promotion matter
  • Responsible, in cooperation with the Tender Manager, for review and assessment of invitation to tender (ITT’s)
  • Responsible, in cooperation with the Tender Manager, for negotiating contracts to contract signature and effective briefing of operational personnel in the terms of contract
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining customer relations within the confines of the business plan
  • Responsible for monitoring the company’s competitor activities and advise of new performance / availability to assist in risk planning of tender stage
  • Responsible for advising the Win Team Leader regarding development of the future business direction of the company and strategic partnership identification
  • Assisting in managing company’s external PR activities (presentations, client mailings and articles in trade journals) and organize and attend relevant trade shows / exhibitions


  • Other Sales Manager(s)
  • Tender Manger(s)
  • Sales Engineers
  • Overall Tender/Win Team
  • Potential new Clients

 Profile – Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Behaviours

  • Degree with either commercial or technical background
  • 5-10 years relevant experience in the marine/offshore sector
  • Excellent oral and written communicative skills in the English language, preferably also German
  • Knowledge of relevant rules and regulations for offshore industry
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, preferably also CRM
  • Solid commercial sense and business acumen
  • Proven people management and negotiation skills
  • Resourceful and problem solving abilities with hands-on attitude


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