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Regional Business Development Manager, Northeast Region

Boston, MA, US

Belimo is the global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of field devices for the energy-efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Damper actuators, control valves, sensors, meters, and gas monitors make up the company's core business. Founded in 1975, Belimo employs approximately 2,000 people in over 80 countries and is listed on the Swiss Exchange (SIX) since 1995.

JOB SUMMARY

The Regional Business Development Manager (RBDM) is responsible for growing Belimo’s business by creating incremental preference and demand for Belimo products from indirect customers, such as Mechanical Contractors and End Users, through their selling efforts.  The RBDM provides strategic growth leadership for Belimo’s Distribution sales channel in the assigned Region, closely collaborating with the territory District Sales Managers (DSM) and Regional Sales Manager (RSM).

COMPANY'S MISSION AND VALUES

The objectives of this position are fully integrated to the objectives of the Company’s Mission and Values. It is the responsibility of all employees to perform their duties in accordance with Company Policy.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

The RBDM reports to the Distribution Sales and Business Development Manager, US and bears full responsibility for agreed upon goals and objectives.  There is a strong link to the Regional Sales Manager, who has ownership over the total business growth in the region through the contracting and distribution sales channels

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Regional Sales Manager (RSM) and the Region’s District Sales Managers (DSM’s) to develop agreed upon territory growth plans, focusing on key initiatives with target Mechanical Contractors and End Users (who do not purchase directly from Belimo).  This incremental growth will primarily be realized through Belimo’s Distribution sales channel.  Each territory strategy including assignments and tasks will be unique, dependent on the market and customer dynamics.
  • Create incremental demand for Belimo product through personal sales efforts at target Mechanical Contractors and End Users, establishing Belimo as the preferred (or “standard”) valve, actuator and sensor product.
  • Collaborate with the District Sales Managers on specific account management plans for each customer.  Initiate and develop long-term relationships with key personnel at target Mechanical Contractors, End Users, as well as the Platinum Distributors, as defined by those account management plans. Conduct regular reviews to measure progress towards achievement of goals and objectives and adjust activities accordingly.
  • Leverage Belimo training offerings by developing and implementing training programs (in person, online, self-study) to elevate the confidence and knowledge of the Mechanical Contractor service technician and End User facility operation teams (including replacing competitive product with Belimo). Training is a key differentiator.
  • Lead the effort with the DSM to develop a Business Development Plan (BDP) with each Platinum Distributors, incorporating a comprehensive set of actions to achieve the desired growth across all facets of the Distributor’s business.
  • Work with Mechanical Contractor special project / service divisions and End User facilities staff to improve building efficiency and promote Belimo’s product offerings. Establish growth strategy with qualified Mechanical Contractors to target key market segments such as Health Care, Education and Institutional facilities (central plants).

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field strongly preferred.  Secondary degree in business development (MBA) a plus.  
  • 5 years+ experience in technical sales (HVAC preferred) in the Building industry required.  2+ years in business development, strategic planning preferred.
  • Must have strategic approach to market, including successful strategic planning/implementation and work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong relationship building, sales, presentation, and negotiation skills.  
  • Self-starter.  Must be motivated to develop and execute strategies and account management plans, balancing immediate business needs with longer term objectives.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint along with other basic PC skills.
  • A minimum of 60% travel is required.
     

Why employees choose Belimo?

  • Health - Top of the line medical, dental and vision options for employees and their families
  • Fantastic employee culture – Belimo employees bleed orange and truly live our company mantra “Together to the top!”
  • Financials – On top of a competitive salary, employees at every level of the organization are eligible for an annual bonus and regular performance reviews. We also encourage all employees to participate in our employee stock plan, offering a 30% discount.
  • Save for retirement – Belimo offers a competitive 6% company match on 401K contributions, which is immediately vested.
  • Flexibility – Belimo offers a hybrid schedule for professional-office positions, allowing you more flexibility to spend time with your loved ones.
  • Time Off – Belimo provides all employees vacation time, personal/sick time, and generous holiday offerings. 
  • Continuous Learning – Belimo pushes our employees to never stop learning. We offer tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Diversity – Work with colleagues around the globe from Switzerland to Brazil to Shanghai.
  • Professional Development – Belimo offers trainings throughout the year to further develop yourself personally and professionally, including a Trainee Program specifically geared towards recent graduates. 
  • Growth – Belimo is experiencing record growth! Many of our employees grow their careers with Belimo through internal advancement and choose to retire with us.
  • Wellness – We offer all Danbury employees free access to our on-site fitness center effective their first day. We also offer a $300 annual incentive for meeting wellness-based goals.
  • Give back – Belimo cares about local and global issues! We fundraise annually with an employer-match and coordinate paid volunteer days to support our local community.
  • More Perks include quarterly employee-focused events, transparency with leadership, a newly constructed state-of-the-art facility which offers a full cafeteria, sit/stand desks, and all the free cappuccinos you can want!

 

 

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE – JOIN OUR TEAM

At Belimo, we take pride in making our company a rewarding place to work. Our leaders are passionate, and embrace new ideas. Through collaboration our employees don’t just create amazing products; they are revolutionizing the HVAC industry. Investing in employees is at the core of Belimo’s approach to recruiting and retaining diverse creative talent, to continue to grow an industry leading business. The success of our company brand is connected to the expertise and dedication of our employees.

Join Belimo, and help improve the world around us.


Nearest Major Market: Boston