Leicester, GB

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Area Sales Manager (UK, Benelux, Germany)



Area Sales Manager – Voyages Services


The Area Sales Manager (ASM) is part of the Regional Sales Team of Voyage Services a Business Unit of Marine Power. You will be reporting to the General Manager Regional Sales Europe and will be responsible for the Area Benelux, UK, Germany (BUG). We ask the candidate to be located in either Germany, UK or the Netherlands.

The ASM will collaborate closely with the Regional Sales and Product Sales Team. As ASM you will have four key focuses, as follows:


Business Development:

  • Build strategic area plans in alignment with GM Regional Sales and Company objectives that will lead to growth on order intake and market share.
  • Create new business’ by shaping the markets, running innovation projects that will help to develop the existing business model, products and services.
  • Identifying and pro-actively developing sales opportunities with strategic value to the organization



  • Drive Sales Activity with an effective Sales Pipeline Management.
  • Generating Leads resulting in YoY growth.
  • Managing and securing major sales projects


Account Management:

  • The ASM will maintain and increase relevant network(s) to deliver market insights that will impact sales results positively.
  • You will be managing a designated number of accounts, ensuring a positive customer experience, overseeing credit management and managing cross-functional teams inside and outside of the organization for dedicated projects.
  • Contributing to build long-lasting, effective and strategic partnerships with distributors, integrators and/or re-sellers.


Reporting and Marketing:

  • Utilize sales analytics and CRM tools in an efficient manner to steer sales activities.
  • Represent Voyage Services at Industry Exhibitions, Conferences etc. to promote the value proposition.


We are looking for an individual joining our team with a can-do attitude and passion for growth and development. You act with integrity, listen with good intention and

appreciate feedback as a mean to grow? Taking over accountability for results comes natural to you? Then you should check out the below and get in touch with us.


Main requirements:


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Business is preferred.
  • You bring at least 5 years of relevant work experience in B2B Sales, so that you are familiar with solution based/ strategic selling methodology.
  • The maritime industry is known to you and you know the markets and it drivers.
  • Selling and convincing people is fun to you because of your strong entrepreneurial and success driven mind-set.
  • You can think strategic based on your analytical skill set, which allows for a structured way of working.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player abilities to work with different stakeholders in a fast-paced and dynamic working environment – always keeping the focus on solutions and positivity.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in written and spoken English. Proficiency in local languages is highly welcomed.
  • Solid command of MS Office solutions, ERP and CRM applications.
  • This role requires you to travel about 50% of your working time.


Why you and us? We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self.


We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for.


Are you eager to be part of this ambition? Contact & next steps Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline below, through submitting your application through our career’s portal by clicking the APPLY button below



Last application date: 01/06/2023 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com