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Primary Location: 

Senegal - Dakar - Ponty, SN

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales Support Trainee

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Proactively provide exceptional customer satisfaction by supporting sales and agreement teams
  • Provide high quality technical and commercial proposals within required lead time
  • Support effective service delivery in collaboration with other business functions
  • Provide first level technical support to parts proposal teams, and sales teams during customer interactions
  • Provide support to the proposal teams dedicated to project proposal and to contract drafting teams.
  • Maintain good relationship with customers by providing quick & accurate responses
  • Ensure handover of work is undertaken from sales  to delivery  functions to ensure that delivery is met with minimal complications
  • Compliance at all times with appropriate Code of Conduct, Anti-Corruption, Cybersecurity, Quality, Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies



What do we expect from you?

Have relevant education, preferably MSc or equivalent

Excellent communicator with strong analytical problem-solving skillset

Have advanced skills in MS Office, especially MS Excel

Curious, innovative and growth mindset

Strong team player with proven relationship building experience

Strong background in a technical environment

Previous experience in a sales and customer facing role is a plus

Strong background in customer relations, negotiations and cost awareness

Confident in presenting and facilitating meetings

Fluent in English and French, both verbal and written

Capabilities in Arabic, Portuguese, or Spanish are a plus.




What we offer you


All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.


In case you have questions or would like to know more about the role please contact:


Christian Pisoh

Sales Support Manager, Africa

Email: christian.pisoh@wartsila.com


Last application date: 30/09/2020


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com