Volt Information Sciences Sales Coordination Project Manager in Pflugerville, Texas
Volt Workforce Solutions is currently supporting a client whose mission is to create innovative and imaginative playgrounds and outdoor fitness areas for all ages.
Unlike the playgrounds that you may have grown up with, these playgrounds and outdoor fitness areas are the result of decades of research. Research about how children play and how children develop physically, cognitive, socially, etc. Their outdoor fitness areas are the results of research about exercising and inspired by the newest trends and philosophies in training.
Research, form, and functionality all merged with modern Scandinavian design. This company is a world leader in the Play Space industry and are rapidly expanding in the U.S. too.
The sales coordination team work with our sales professionals from early planning stage of projects, over creating and costing the solution, and all the way through to the ordering of the equipment. As a manager of the team, you will have a hand full of employees to manage. You focus will be on day to day securing that the quotes of the team and the visuals of the design team are getting back to the sales professionals and the customers in time. Your focus is also to develop the outputs and the tools of the teams as well as ad hoc sourcing and coordination with our international head quarter and our factories. Therefore, the key responsibilities include:
Establish lasting relationships and collaboration with our 50 sales professionals in the field
Coordinate the quotation process of your team in a joint collaboration with our design team, estimator, and bid coordinators
Training and supporting your sales coordinators in collating the cost of the individual parts of a playground based on our price lists and the layout of the designer and the list of materials, including sourcing prices from our, installers, contractors, and third party suppliers
Training and supporting your sales coordinators in their quoting and design submission to the sales professionals and customers, including writing up the final quotes using the IT quoting system (Navision from Microsoft), ensuring accurate cost, sales prices and margins are inputted for all elements of the playground.
Maintain accurate data in the Customer Relationship Management System (Microsoft Dynamics pending implementation)
Ensuring accurate prices, pictures, product sheets, etc. are in our quoting IT system (Navision from Microsoft)
Ensure timely, accurate and complete data in the project folders to be passed on to designers and the construction teams
Training the sales coordinators in all functions of customer service and service to our sales professionals.
Ensuring that our quote template reflect our state of the art products and solutions
Liaise with our international head quarter and three factories
Develop a brand new team around you, including skills, culture, etc.
Reporting to the Sales Support Director and with stakeholders such as the Directors of Marketing, Installation, and Finance and the Design Manager
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, e.g. a good listener, excellent verbal, and written communication skills
Organized, structured, methodical, and accountable (with accurate data input skills and attention to detail)
Excellent project management skills, e.g. good multitasking capacity and ability to prioritize projects and workload
Autonomous, self-propelled, as well as forward thinking, anticipating, and a problem solver
Experienced in pricing and calculating margins
Proficient in Excel, CRM system and quoting systems
Accommodating, assertive and ability to have fun in a sometimes stressful environment
A management style that builds on trust and the growth of the individual members of your team