S&P Global Sales Director, Energy Transition in London, United Kingdom
Grade : 12 (relevant for internal applicants only)
The Team: The Sales Director – Energy Transition (ET) will be leading commercial efforts of S&P Global Platts ambitious plans to grow this market. The role sits with the Global Sales Specialist Team and reports to the EMEA Senior Director of Sales Specialists. This role requires close co-ordination with the Sales Teams, Marketing team, Client Services, Content team and Product team.
The Impact : Energy Transition is an emerging space with a significant strategic importance to S&P Global Platts. Success in this role will help achieve our goal of delivering essential intelligence to satisfy the needs of our customers as they address the Energy Transition opportunity.
Drive Net Annual Contract Value (ACV) growth
Deliver outstanding customer experience for Energy Transition clients and Prospects in EMEA.
Cultivate a diverse pipeline of opportunities for the Energy Transition Market Data and Insights across all segments of clients in EMEA.
Build relationships with strategic decision makers and senior stakeholders at clients ensure they utilize our content and obtain the maximum value from their service.
Run client sales meetings and deliver presentations that illustrate the Value of the Platts ET offering and specifically positions us for success against competitors.
Collaborate with the Platts Sales Teams and account manager as well as Platts Analysts and Platts Editors to ensure that presentations are coordinated and delivered by the right team or the right person. Proper balance in a team selling environment is critical.
Idea generation through the collection and curation of client feedback to be shared with the Platts Content and product Management teams.
Responsibilities also include direct client engagements and presenting at Platts Hosted events.
Understand key customers, coordinate with Platts Commercial, Product & Marketing teams
Understand the relationship and the information requirements within a complex customer base.
Understand the structure and strategy of the Platts sales organization, sales channels and sales objectives.
Participate in planning and executing account management schedule and detailed action plan. Understand key deliverables. Meet and exceed the assigned net sales goal as well as other customer metrics.
Use the insights gained from the market to inform the Product Development and Marketing team activities & strategies, to ensure that Platts is delivering optimal solutions for our clients.
Growth of Net Sales and New Business
Energy Transition growth will be achieved by uncovering new clients as well as by working with existing clients.
This role will develop strategies to improve the capability of the broader commercial organization.
Market engagement, Customer Visits, Channel Partner Support, Conferences & Forums
Develop and strengthen relationships with our Customers and Channel Partners.
Travel to client sites for sales and relationship building. Attend marketing & channel conferences, events, roundtables, workshops and forums to promote Platts Energy Transition offering.
Support joint initiatives across S&P Global in the Energy Transition and ESG space.
What We’re Looking For:
Must hold Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)
Minimum of 10+ years of relevant industry experience and/or B2B sales with a track-record of achieving revenue targets, developing new markets and maintaining a high-level of customer satisfaction
Passion for energy, commodities and energy transition
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and CRM Systems
Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated strong relationship building with customers, markets and internal stakeholders. Strong verbal and written skills are required to enable effective communications at all levels within the company and with customers.
Excellent presentation skills and proven ability to work with C-Level stakeholders
Great Team Player
Ability to travel 20-50%+ within the territory
About S&P Global Platts
At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with conviction. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.
S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com
To all recruitment agencies: S&P Global does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward such resumes to any S&P Global employee, office location or website. S&P Global will not be responsible for any fees related such resumes.
40 - Sales (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), SLSOUS402.2 - Middle Professional Tier II-Ou Sales (EEO Job Group)
Job ID: 259319
Posted On: 2021-02-17
Location: London, United Kingdom
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