Sales Engineer / Proposal Manager (m/f/x) for the Francophone Africa Region

About Us

With over 1.800 employees, Fichtner is Germany’s leading independent planning and consultancy enterprise. We are global players and tackle challenging projects in more than 100 countries. Among our clients are companies from the sectors of central utility supplies and waste management, international development and commercial banks, investors, public administrations, and energy-intensive industrial enterprises. We offer our clients a unique combination of engineering consultancy with classical management consultancy.

About The Division

As part of a team of 50 engineers and sales support staff, you will advise and assist our existing international clients on new projects, while also proactively pursuing tenders related to the energy and water sectors as well as strategy consulting with a focus on the francophone Africa sales region. In addition to this, you will offer our high-quality consulting services to potential new clients.

To maintain our sustainable growth process, we are looking to fill a permanent position overseeing international projects at our Stuttgart office as

Sales Engineer / Proposal Manager (m/f/x) for the Francophone Africa Region

Your Tasks

  • You continuously monitor the market situation to identify new sales prospects
  • You draw up and cost proposals in close cooperation with our technical experts
  • You submit proposals to prospective clients and negotiate these
  • For our existing clients, you follow these up and provide technical advice
  • You are responsible for establishing contacts with and acquiring new clients
  • You contribute to developing new consultancy solutions

Your Profile

  • You have completed your degree, ideally in an engineering subject, with an above average grade. Ideally, your studies were also energy or environmental sector-related
  • Ideally, you have experience of working in sales in an international context
  • Your thought processes are clearly structured, and you have the ability to explain complicated topics in an easily understood way
  • You possess business fluency in French and English, German would be an advantage
  • You contribute strong communication skills within the company and in external dealings
  • You are flexible and open to new concepts
  • The ability to cope with a heavy workload, a persuasive demeanor and the willingness to undertake business trips round off your profile

Corporate Benefits

  • We provide an environment that unites enduring value with innovative capability
  • Culture of staff appreciation, equal opportunity and attractive career prospects in an international job environment with staff originating from more than 40 nations
  • Long-term development opportunities, with our staff’s average length of service standing at 10 years
  • Wide degree of latitude, flexible working hours and the ability to work under your own responsibility
  • Comprehensive fringe benefits, workplace health promotion, e-bike leasing, company get-togethers and communal sporting activities
  • Conveniently located offices with company car park and very good connections to public transportation
  • An office canteen with a choice of freshly prepared menus
  • A comprehensive and thorough induction with the possibility to participate in training and further education programs as well as languages courses in a company whose support you can always rely on and a working environment that promotes job satisfaction

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Additional information

Additional information

Division/company

Fichtner GmbH & Co. KG

Reference number

000224

Your contact

Christoph Beck
+49 711 8995 1550

City

Stuttgart

By submitting your application, you confirm that you have read the data protection information of the Fichtner Group. For more information about how your personal data is handled and how to exercise your rights, please view our Data Protection guideline.