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Pune - Maharashtra, India - Old Mumbai-Pune Rd.
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for growing HARMAN’s automotive business to meet customer specific booking targets. You will engage with the customer in an early stage to create business opportunities and drive these opportunities with healthy commercials to award.

What You Will Do

  • Execute the pursuit strategy for new business opportunities in alignment with the customer account strategy.

  • Identify and create new pursuits and drive early engagement activities including “war gaming” and 10 standards

  • Own RFI/RFQ response for new business opportunities and be responsible for the quote as well as for commercial sourcing negotiations with the customer

  • Create game-changing unique selling proposition and value statements

  • Understand customer expectations (cost, requirements, timing) and define internal targets to meet them

  • Identify key stakeholders and decision makers and develop strategies to win new business

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • 15+ years of related sales experience

  • Thorough understanding of P&L statements, business cases and quotes / contracts

  • Strong hunting and negotiation skills

  • Experience executing a strategy

What is Nice to Have

  • Basic technical understanding of Automotive HW and SW systems

  • Understanding of Automotive OEM’s organization and processes

  • Experience within or working with applicable customers

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 25%, domestic and international travel

  • Be willing to work in office.

  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Flexible work environment, allowing for full-time remote work globally for positions that can be performed outside a HARMAN or customer location

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)

  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University

  • Competitive wellness benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development


HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.