At Vestas, your achievements impact more than your career and our company. Your achievements drive more sustainable power for our planet, and you change the energy industry and our world for the better – because wind energy is all Vestas does. Be part of an ambitious, high-paced and goal-oriented culture with global career opportunities.
SBU AME / Sales Operations / Sales Support
The Sales Analyst role is part of the Sales Support team in the Sales Department. Sales Analysts support the Business Development Managers (BDMs) by pricing projects, managing project financials, winning deals and providing support through the contracting process. The Sales team is a fast moving, dynamic group of high achieving individuals the sum of which is greater that its parts.
Provide organizational and operational support to new unit Sales team
Prepare cost calculations and other project economic analysis
Organize all resources from Sales and broader organization to produce value-based pricing, proposals and solutions
Support all aspects of the sales process from initial contact, proposal development, contract negotiation and follow up to support the Sales team
Participate and assist with the management and maintenance of sales reporting systems including preparation for monthly reports or action plans for Sales team and other key stakeholders
Partner with marketing team and or conduct own research and provide customer intelligence information for prospective customers and key decisions makers for Sales team office
Organize and implement activities associated with sales contract execution and provide support for improvements
Act as a secondary contact for clients for proposals and contracts
Manage communication flow to filter and qualify general customer inquiries for Sales team in a timely manner
Work closely with broader organization to gather information and data for customer proposals for appropriate BDM
Conduct marketing activities such as attending trade shows, conferences and seminars, and keeping up to date on industry trends and developments that affect target markets
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business/Commerce; MBA preferred
1+ years of technical sales experience or the equivalent combination of both work experience and education. Experience in the energy industry is preferred
Advanced technical skills in Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint
Determined and passionate about succeeding
Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently
Proven competency working in highly collaborative dynamic environment
Excellent stakeholder management and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of marketing, planning, and electrical generation business
Willingness to embrace and promote Vestas’ commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
What we offer
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.
It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.
This position is located in Portland, OR
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 6046
About Vestas-American Wind Technology, Inc.
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions with more than 24,500 employees worldwide.
At Vestas your achievements impact more than your career and our company: Your achievements drive more sustainable power for our planet, and you change the energy industry and our world for the better.
Working for Vestas, you are part of the global leader in the high-tech world of sustainable energy and you have international opportunities in a growing industry committed to preserving our planet for future generations.