Ericsson Account Director (f/m) - Automotive in Munich, Germany

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Job Description

In this role, the candidate will report to the Sales Director Automotive RWCE.

Together with the Automotive Sales Director, the candidate is responsible for developing and growing the Western & Central Europe automotive and aftermarket business.

If you are a somebody with extensive sales and business development experience in the automotive or aftermarket (Lease, Fleet, UBI, etc.) sector with a Telematics, Car Electronics or car related IT background, we are looking for you! You should have a “self-starting” personality and should be able to work in an international matrix organized environment. We are looking for a highly motivated person who wants to become part of the automotive success story of Ericsson.

Position Qualifications

  • University degree in Business, Engineering, IT or equivalent is preferred
  • Proven sales record in the automotive industry
  • Consultative selling skills including good understanding of the technical offering
  • Good understanding of the automotive industry and organizational structures of OEMs (buying centre)
  • Able to develop new business models
  • Good market overview and contacts in the industry and customer base
  • English is a must, fluency in German is preferred

Location: Germany,willingness to travel approx. up to 50% to multiple locations

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Primary country and city: Germany (DE) || Bavaria || Munich || SalesStratMkt&ComMgt;