Do you want to shape the maritime future by inspiring designers, shipyards and ship owners to build the most energy efficient vessels of tomorrow?

Sales Managers - Marine Transportation - Electrical, Energy and Integration

In KONGSBERG we believe part of the Green Shift is achieved when our world-leading customers choose Kongsberg’s unique capabilities in energy solutions, fuel optimization, hybrid and energy storage. By integrating complete equipment packages and solutions from KONGSBERG, vessel can become as energy efficient as possible, minimizing their environmental footprint.

We are currently seeking two individuals with a strong technical understanding of energy systems in the maritime industry. These individuals will have the motivation and capability to convince stakeholders about the optimal path forward in marine operations. Sales manager for merchant business will focus on hybrid systems, integration of energy efficient fuels and energy optimization within Kongsberg product portfolio. Sales manager in passenger business have will have the same responsibilities, -but also be able to combine different propulsion system towards optimum electrical solution.

 Join the Global Sales and Marketing division at Kongsberg Maritime, where we present the company’s full range of products and solutions to customers and the marketplace. Together, let’s drive innovation and sustainability in the maritime industry!

 

Key accountabilities

  • Develop and implement sales strategies and plans for specific regions and customers
  • Establish and maintain customer relationships
  • Prepare, present, and promote tailored solutions to shipowners, yards & designers
  • Manage the technical scope, cost estimation, risk assessment, and preparation of quotations
  • Lead contract negotiations
  • Coordinate activities with KONGSBERG’s sales resources to align customer interactions
  • Provide technical and strategic support to other sales managers
  • Represent the company at industry conferences and exhibitions

 

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical systems or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of electrical and energy solutions in the maritime industry
  • Previous sales experience in the maritime industry or with related products and solutions is preferred
  • Having experience with system delivery, commissioning and start-up at shipyards is beneficial
  • Having additional experience in the Maritime sectors is beneficial
  • Fluent in English and Norwegian, verbally and in writing

 

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

 

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • make an impact, convince and persuade others and promote plans and ideas successfully
  • build a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilizes it to achieve set goals
  • adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • communicate in a clear, precise and structured way
  • collaborative in your mindset and share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals

What we can offer you
With us, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefit packages with good development opportunities in an international high technology powerhouse. We have flexible work hours and holiday arrangements in addition to a good pension and insurance scheme. We offer an inspiring and safe work-environment and the possibility to work with cutting edge sustainable and exciting products & solutions for the future.

 

At KONGSBERG, "Protechting People and Planet" drives solutions, and diverse teams inspire innovation.

Work location
Bergen, Kongsberg, Horten or Sandefjord (other Kongsberg locations may be considered)

Point of contact
Kim Espen Tepstad – VP PAX – Global Sales and Marketing. Tel.:  +47 901 87 283
Morten Stanger – VP Merchant – Global Sales and Marketing. Tel.: +47 958 85 102  

 

Kongsberg Maritime is a technology pioneer, enabling a more sustainable future for our oceans. Our zero-emission integrated technologies advance the maritime industry and solve our customers' toughest problems. With unmatched competence, domain knowledge, innovation, and market reach, we are the trusted maritime partner. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 35 countries

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

Protechting people and planet