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Sales Manager Belgium/Luxembourg
Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX) is a trusted provider of comprehensive communications and infrastructure solutions. As a value-added reseller of platforms and applications from the industry’s top manufacturers, and a provider of our own line of technology products and services, we design, build, and maintain today’s complex data and voice networks.
Headquartered in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, Black Box Network Services has the largest footprint in the industry, with 194 offices serving 141 countries. With more than 4500 Team Members worldwide, we serve more than 175,000 clients in every major industry sector. The Black Box Store offers more than 118,000 products to maintain your infrastructure, including cables, cabinets, racks, digital signage, KVM, networking, multimedia and more, accompanied by FREE Tech Support.

Black Box Network Services Belgium is a small dynamic organization with around 20 employees, part of an international US-headquartered company. We are situated in Zaventem.

Want to join us as Sales Manager Belgium/Luxembourg?

In this role, you will be asked to:

  • Properly manage and develop your team. Identify top talents and proactively manage performance. Provide feedback and performance improvement plans as required. Address potential issues and conflicts in a timely manner with clear directions given for improvement.
  • Define, further develop and implement a Go to market strategy in Belgium/Luxemburg.
  • Identify in those areas potential Channel Partners/Distributors, Value added resellers, qualifying, recruiting & facilitate them.
  • Experience in the indirect sales is highly desirable.
  • Implement a given Channel strategy and policy, competency mapping including compliance & Performance Metrics and specific incentive programs.
  • Further develop and grow our project and solution business in control room and conf/class room ecosystems across multiple industries and verticals.
  • Achieve and exceed Order and Revenue Target as well as Gross profit for the area of responsibility under the given cost umbrella.
  • Ensure a constant flow of information between your region and your report to enabling accurate sales forecast sales and growth opportunities within designated territory, using e.g. Salesforce and other applications. Set up a proper reporting system to manage performance and maintain visibility across the region and on an ongoing base.
  • Review on a regular base large or strategic deals and involve yourself directly as required.
  • Regular customer meetings with top customers of your area of responsibility.
  • Understand customer requirements and industrial trends across the region.
  • Maintain an awareness of competitor activities and developments and ensure that this information is collected and made available.
  • Oversee marketing campaigns, strategic communication with System Integrator’s & Reseller’s and proactively resolve conflicts.
  • Proper, disciplined and accurate forecast planning on a monthly base.
  • Work proactively with your colleagues and be a proactive member of the EMEA Management team

Is this your profile?

  • Technical qualification in the discipline of Engineering, Physics or IT and/ or a Business Degree or experience in a similar function.
  • Thorough knowledge of technical products, with emphasis on data communication and infrastructure, and ability to translate technical product information into strong customer value propositions.
  • Large network and interesting contacts within the IT community and especially in the industry, broadcasting & retail sectors.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience and a track record as a Channel Manager or having sales experience that included introducing & working with channel partners.
  • Management Experience.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good knowledge of Office-tools (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Salesforce Tool.
  • Able to work autonomously and within deadlines.
  • Convincing personality, acquainted with closing techniques and major account management.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Go-getter who is not quickly discouraged.
  • Sound knowledge of Dutch, French and English.

Then we would love to meet you!

Send your CV to HumanResources.be@blackbox.com and we will contact you.

In return for your talent and commitment Black Box Network Services offers:

  • After an intensive internal training you will join our Manager team.
  • An attractive salary, group and hospitalization insurance, meal vouchers and eco vouchers.
  • Commission and yearly bonus upon achieving your targets.
  • A varied and autonomous position in an international environment.
  • A change to further develop and educate yourself.

This is your opportunity to join a worldwide market leader in infrastructure with a high focus on KVM- and AV solutions.
You have a team of sales and sales support people directly reporting to you. This position reports to the Sales Director of France, Benelux and Distribution.

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