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Technical Sales Associate at Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems

IT, Sales & Business Development
Nasarawa, Nigeria
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024
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  • Location: Nigeria
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Husk Power Systems (“Husk”) is an award-winning clean energy company serving rural India and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2023, it was named “World’s Best Challenger Brand” in the energy industry and is a 3-time Global Cleantech 100 company. The company’s AI-powered rural energy platform provides 24/7 renewable power to rural households, commercial customers, institutions, and small factories.

We Are Recruiting To Fill The Position Below

Job Title: Technical Sales Associate

Location: Nasarawa

Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven Technical Sales Associate to join the growing team in Nigeria.
  • The individual will be responsible for promoting and selling our range of big Load appliances (i.e. grinding & welding machines, Freezers etc.) to potential clients.
  • This role requires a combination of technical expertise, sales acumen, and excellent communication skills to effectively engage with customers, understand their needs, and provide tailored solutions. You need to be a team player and have a problem-solving attitude.
  • The individual should also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – the energy access deficit.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute sales strategies to achieve and exceed sales targets for Appliances.
  • Identify and prospect potential customers within the designated territory or market segment.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and new clients through regular communication and visits.
  • Conduct product demonstrations and presentations to showcase the features, benefits, and capabilities of our machines.
  • Collaborate with the technical support team to address customer inquiries, resolve issues, and provide technical assistance as needed.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, market developments, and competitor activities to identify opportunities for business growth.
  • Prepare and submit accurate sales forecasts, reports, and other documentation as required by management.
  • Attend trade shows, conferences, and networking events to promote our products and expand the company’s presence in the market.
  • Coordinate with the marketing team to develop promotional materials, campaigns, and initiatives to support sales efforts.
  • Continuously strive to enhance product knowledge, sales techniques, and professional skills through training and self-development activities.Qualifications

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience in technical sales, preferably within the industrial machinery or manufacturing industry.
  • Strong understanding of grinding and welding processes, equipment, and applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Exceptional negotiation, persuasion, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel frequently within the assigned territory.
  • Experience in a similar role is an advantage.
  • Business-level fluency in major Nigerian languages, a plus.

Location and Travel:

  • This role is based in Lafia, Nasarawa, Nigeria
  • Will be required to work from rural areas and plant sites.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

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