What you will do
The HVAC Strategic Account Sales Mgr position is part of our Building Technologies & Solutions business with Johnson Controls. Due to a promotion we are searching for a seasoned Sales Manager who will continue to grow the business in this successful Kansas City, KS/Topeka, KS region. Coaching and mentoring a team of 6 sales people (adding 2 more sales people to team soon) selling HVAC equipment, controls and service agreements. Solution selling to Directors and C-level executives. Ideal candidate will have industry experience, solution sales experience and a proven track record of success managing sales teams and driving the business. Come join our growing team!
Under general direction of HVAC Strategic Account Sales Manager, leads the Owner-Direct sales team business by executing sales strategies to achieve profitability, growth and market penetration. Develops and directs the Strategic Account sales-force in selling service offerings including planned service agreements, controls, mechanical, fire and security retrofits, O&M, and labor and materials to the local Area market managing assigned strategic accounts to sales team. Develops and delivers the area secured service sales and margin plan for all Lines of Business for the assigned geography. Responsible for hiring, coaching, & developing sales people consistent with Sales Management Disciplines. Controls selling expenses and manages resources to improve profit position. Establishes and maintains long-term relationships with strategically important Customers to influence opportunities. Sets the standard for professionalism within the sales team, building and maintaining a high-performance team able to grow market share through a commitment to customer satisfaction, quality and an understanding of the business environment and local community. Represents Johnson Controls as local leader for customers, employees and within the community.
How you will do it
- Manages assigned BE sales portfolio to maximize secured sales, return on assets, revenue, and growth objectives.
- Increases market penetration in local BE business by securing new customers and expanding the scope of the existing customer base business at key, target, managed and maintained owner accounts. Manages qualification and assessing potential customers and opportunities. Consistently seeks to expand the scope of business with owners. Ensures the development and maintenance of Account Plans with all appropriate accounts.
- Analyzes the market and current business performance. Executes growth strategies for sales and operations teams consistent with Area and Building Efficiency business mission and objectives. Understands the business environment of local markets including competition, purchasing and business trends. Accountable for integration of service sales and operational team activity within assigned staffing geography.
- Establishes and drives local territory account management consistent with North America and Area strategic direction and assigns key and target accounts.
- Builds and fosters a team environment within and across geographies. Solicits support from and communicates effectively with internal staff.
- Evaluates Johnson Controls local performance in customer satisfaction and provides leadership for performance enhancement and proactive resolution of issues and allocates resources as needed to ensure customer expectations are met.
- Participates as the management team representative on strategically important target accounts. Establishes and maintains personal long-term customer relationships with strategically important accounts to influence opportunities.
- Reviews bids and estimates for accuracy and oversees bid preparation and operational review meetings.
- Working with the Area Management Team, ensures company standards, processes, and tools are used and applied. Ensures the development and training of the sales workforce on established processes, tools, and standards.
- Fosters teaming environment between the different selling segments to maximize all our resources in the geography.
- Consistent with the Area business plan, provides sales focus and sets aggressive individual and team goals. Ensures adherence to company policies, procedures, and strategic initiatives regarding human resource management.
- Executes the sales staffing plan for the assigned local geography. Working with the Area Management team, recruits, hires, and retains BE sales force. Prepares and delivers clear performance expectations, performance reviews and development plans for direct reports teaming with the appropriate matrix functional manager. Ensures a consistent level of coaching, which includes: monthly ‘one-on-one(s)’, observed and unobserved calls, field opportunity reviews, and financial reviews. Directs performance management of sales personnel.
- Ensures compliance with state, local and federal legal requirements and leads the local office with the highest business ethics.
- Represent Johnson Controls as a leader in the local community. Participates in local industry and community activities (trade shows, college recruiting, professional organizations, etc.)
What we look for
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or Marketing.
- Eight to ten years of progressive sales and/or operational experience in building systems/security& fire.
- Three years of experience in a lead or supervisory role with responsibility for the productivity or development of others.
- Demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels, and to communicate both on a technical and non-technical basis.
Who we are
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process,