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International Sales Manager

KSAT is looking for enthusiastic sales talents with a desire to work internationally in the earth observation industry. The position will focus on sales of Energy, Environment & Security services to customers globally. This includes satellite-based oil spill detection, vessel detection and ice detection services, as well as a range of on-land and change detection services. The position will report to the  Sales Director.

 

The Tasks

  • Cultivate existing customers and new prospects in the international oil industry, national governments, and a wide range of other organizations and agencies globally, including through close dialogue with Management and the Project Managers.
  • Take the lead to prepare bids and proposals, together with a KSAT Project Manager and multi-functional bid team.
  • Identify, negotiate and close profitable new contracts.
  • Actively work to ensure sales targets and budgets are met and customer expectations are exceeded.
  • Plan and execute sales strategies for specific geographic regions or market segments.
  • Work closely with the existing KSAT sales team.
  • Travel to client locations internationally.

 

Qualifications and Characteristics

The following qualifications and characteristics are essential:

  • Self-starting commercial orientation with a desire to work in a high-technology environment.
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to build networks and gain trust and cooperation.
  • Competitive and driven, yet patient enough to work long sales cycles.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English. 
  • The applicant must meet the requirements of Norwegian clearance authorities

 

The following qualifications and characteristics are highly desirable:

  • 5-10 years of experience and achievements in international sales.
  • 2-4 years of experience from the earth observation sector.
  • Proficiency in other languages besides English, particularly Spanish.

 

If you recognize yourself in the description above, and you want to have a chance to grow together with us, we will be happy to hear from you!

Women are encouraged to apply.

The workplace will be at KSAT’s HQ in Tromsø, Norway.