Business Development France, Belgium and Luxemburg

in France

About Distran

Who we are

Distran is a fast-growing, award winning, Swiss high technology company producing an extraordinary product: a sensor that literally sees the sounds. Our unique product is used by major global players in Oil and Gas, Chemical, Power and even Space Exploration to detect gas leaks before they become dangerous to either humans or the environment. With strong growth in 35+ countries, our company continues to expand thanks to our amazing people passionate about innovation, climate change and protecting the environment.

the Distran team at work

Responsibilities for the Business Development France, Belgium and Luxemburg job

About the role

The role will contribute to the implementation of the Sales and Marketing plans and customer growth in Petrochemical, Oil & Gas industries in France, Belgium and Luxemburg. As a Sales team member reporting to the French Country Manager, you will be responsible to:

  • Identify potential target end-users within the target segments and prioritizes accounts and opportunities to produce the best sales and profitability results
  • Set comprehensive sales strategies based on turnaround activities and of targeted companies
  • Actively acquire new customers, perform on-site demos, build relationships on all levels and follow-up in after sales, including product trainings to customers
  • Maintain a high awareness of fire and gas systems market trends and the competition, their strengths, weaknesses, sales and marketing methods & shares this information with internal stakeholders.
  • Plan, organize and implement marketing actions together with the French Country Manager
  • Collaborate with a multi-functional team based at the Swiss headquarter in Zurich
  • Responsible for data accuracy, CRM, activity reports, proposals and shipping instruction for own clients and prospects
  • Requirements for the Business Development France, Belgium and Luxemburg job

    Your profile

  • Sales or General Engineering or Chemistry background - further education and experience in Business related field is a plus
  • Some experience in a similar position in a SMB selling CAPEX and NDT (non-destructive testing devices) is advantageous
  • Experience in Industrial, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas or Chemistry industry
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Good computer skills and experience working with a CRM
  • Fluent French and English (verbal and writing)
  • Ideally located in, or in the vicinity of either Rouen, Lille, Antwerp, Lyon or Paris
  • Willingness to travel on business (60%-70%)
  • Driving license
  • What we offer

    Bringing a ground breaking innovative technology to a market best seller is a rewarding social and professional experience. This job is for you if you like to give meaning to your work and have a strong impact on a product, on a company and on your professional growth.

    Want to join? Please submit your application here.

    Note to agencies

    Distran does not accept unsolicited resumes from any sources other than directly from a candidate. Distran will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited offer, even in a situation where Distran employs the relevant candidate. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Distran’s Human Resources team to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed agreement for service and in response to a specific job opening. Distran will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.

    Offer added/modified on May 26, 2023