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Business Development Director - Energy - Houston


North America

$150,000 - $175,000

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Are you a high-performing sales hunter? Do you have experience selling to large Oil & Gas firms?
A bit about our client, and what they can offer you
Our client is widely considered to be a true global leader in industrial software, with a strong presence across Europe, Asia and North America. When it comes to software that aids in digital transformation in the industry, our client knows what they're doing.

In return for joining their result-oriented team with a relentless passion for innovation, they offer a workplace designed to help employees develop and grow in their careers as well as a competitive compensation package.
What you’ll be doing
In this role, you will utilise your significant experience in direct sales to prioritise winning new business with top Oil & Gas/energy accounts. You will also ensure that you assist customers so that they achieve the projected improvement in their business results after installing the company’s product.

Your day-to-day might look a little like this:
  • Develop and execute a territory strategy
  • Generate new pipeline and provide insights to prospective clients
  • Accurately forecast monthly and quarterly results
  • Present and demonstrate our client’s solutions in-person and online
  • Travelling to customer sites and conferences up to 40%

A bit about you
Ideally, you’ll be based in Houston, USA

To excel in this role, you should have 7+ years in direct sales yielding high revenue ($1+ million) in a direct sales role with a strong level of communication skills across all audiences.

A few other key skills our client is looking for:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong understanding of typical customer challenges in oil and gas production optimisation
  • Experience closing complex sales cycles from start to finish
  • Sound knowledge of the respective value chains for Oil & Gas
  • Highly effective in outbound prospecting
  • Start-up experience (Series A, B or C)

Want to hear more?
If this role has sparked your interest, get in touch with John Hill ( 

If you want more information on what the core duties are for this role, we can send the job description your way! 

A few more details
Reference number: 17246
Temporary or Permanent Position: Permanent
FMC Talent
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