International Pre-Sales and Business Development Engineer

Passionate about Mechanical Engineering and Construction as well as new technologies relating to these sectors ?

A hands-on engineer who can demonstrate and explain complex products to all audiences ?
An interest in drainage technologies ?

If so , why not read on ?

Quality, Innovation, Safety and Service are firmly at enrooted in our client's values and product offering for nearly 60 years, with a reputation for being a leader in the specialism.

They're also an outward looking organisation continually expanding their product offering into new countries and regions.

In this context our client is looking for a remote-based International Pre-Sales and Business Development Engineer who will develop and expand their specialist drainage product range in the UK , whilst also supporting UK engineering consultancies expanding their services to the Middle East and India, who may benefit from our client's local teams in these regions.

This is a superb opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer , with a strong grasp of the Construction industry and new technologies, as well as good knowledge of UK Drainage standards and regulations, to combine their interests in a position that will provide varied challenges. You will also have opportunities for international training at our client's HQ in Germany and with counterparts in the Middle East.

Please see below the responsibilities in this opportunity :

*Development and expansion of our client's portfolio of products into international engineering, architectural and construction consultancies in the UK.
*Pursuing the integration of our client's products into the design of national/international projects ( with consultants, architects and developers for hotels, restaurant chains and similar)
*Creation of a multinational network of internationally active engineering consultants /consultancies and architects.
*Close interaction and transfer of all in-country related information and project leads to our client's sole distribution partner to the UK and Ireland.
*Transfer of international leads to our client's sales partner or sales manager in the concerned location.
*Planning, scheduling and holding of technical training seminars.
Product specific responsibilities :
*Knowledge of British standards and regulations relating to plumbing, drainage and wastewater.
*Work towards including our client's products included on tender and vendor lists.
*Gathering market trends and intelligence on product related developments and forwarding these to the Product Management team.
*Competitor product analysis /comparison to our client's equivalent product.

Marketing :

*Continued promotion and development of our client's brand awareness at a UK and international level.
*Creation of ideas /recommendations/concepts for country specific marketing tactics/activities.
*Expansion of consultant/architect/customer network via social media channels and networking ( existing knowledge of this market is highly valued !)
*Organisational support for our client's consultant related events in the UK.

Geographical focus :

*Primarily in the Greater London area.
*Metropolitan areas including Manchester and Birmingham etc…
*NB there are no interactions with British Water authorities, this is handled by our client's UK partner.

Qualifications, skills and experience required :

*Mechanical or Civil Engineering or Technical degree or equivalent.
*At least one long-term experience in a similar position focused on or relating to Drainage products.
*An existing network in the British engineering consultancies, architects and developers sector.
*A demonstrable track-record of previous successes and achievements
*MS Office knowledge /skills.
*Marketing knowledge and experience.
*A valid UK driver's license /clean police record.
Soft skills
*An outgoing, approachable personality , you enjoy interaction and creating new business relationships.
*Level headed , empathetic.
*Commercially minded.
*Technically oriented.
Location : Remote based in London or within the Greater London /commutable area. You should be able to travel to Germany once a quarter for meetings with your manager in their office near Munich.

Our client is proud to be able to offer a truly international and open working culture focused on innovation and recognition, that will include opportunities for training and career development in Germany and the Middle East , performance related remuneration and flexible working hours.
If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you'd like to explore further then please apply today !

Consultant

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Oliver Astington

Team: IT & Technical

I specialise in: International & Multilingual IT and Technical Recruitment across the UK and Western Europe

Languages: English, French & Spanish (also learning Italian)

I’ve been at Euro London since: 2010

About me: I have evolved with Euro London from consultant to senior and principal consultant since December 2010. I completed my Bachelors Degree in Modern European Studies and Masters Degree in Modern Language studies at the University of Nottingham with studies in France and Spain from 2005-2010 and have subsequently used my passion for Europe, European languages and international business to develop long-standing relationships with international businesses and candidates as well as investment in helping international candidates find job opportunities that will help them grow their careers. Outside work I regularly travel throughout Europe and beyond, enjoy outdoor sports and  reading about  Modern European history and politics. 

Fun fact: I have lived in 4 European countries , UK, France, Spain, Belgium.

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