General Manager - Inside Sales

Schneider Electric Macquarie Park, New South Wales

About the Job

Is your career ambition to work for a global leader and be part of an accelerated sales growth story?

If you have a strong track record in Inside Sales Leadership and you are ready to amplify your career, we are looking for an accomplished Sales GM to lead and grow our dynamic Inside Sales Team. At Schneider Electric we call this team 'Insight' Sales…why? Because not only is it a sales growth engine but also provides valuable insight into our customers, market and strategic trends. This is no ordinary Inside Sales function.

At Schneider Electric our mission is to bring energy and efficiency to enable life, progress and sustainability for all. We are pioneers of digitization and transformation of energy and processes and we turn bold ideas into reality.

We believe that freedom breeds innovation and we empower our people to be creative and bold, to make the most of their energy. And we believe that great people is ultimately what makes Schneider Electric a great company.

The Inside Sales GM role will lead a dynamic team of Inside Sales BDMs to drive sales growth across a diverse array of Schneider Electric portfolios. You will have every opportunity to play to your strengths with your strong track record of sales leadership, business management and commercial acumen. You are an inspirational people leader and understand how to drive high performance and engagement and will have the organizational nous to manage various stakeholders and partners in a complex environment.

You understand how to motivate a solutions sales teams and drive for results. Your sales leadership is complimented by your leadership EQ and a growth mindset. You value flexibility and diversity and are a thought leader on innovation.

This is an enterprise sales leadership role, so you must bring a strong level of expertise in people leadership, technical sales & marketing, strategic thinking & planning, problem solving, forecasting & budgeting and risk management.


Want to know more about the role?

You will partner and influence with Sales Directors, channel managers and VPs to identify market segments and accounts that we can amplify sales growth by the Insight Sales

  • You will Develop Business Plans, strategy and reporting cadence with Senior Stakeholders
  • You have a passion for People Leadership and know how to drive and motivate high performance of sales people to achievement of sales targets
  • You will have experience in account management and driving campaign activities across segments and channels
  • You and the team will work with Marketing to streamline sales-marketing integration and establish best practice
  • You understand the importance of sales discipline and adherence to CRM
  • You will coach and inspire your team to identify their individual goals for the team and provide support them in achieving their best
  • You will bring knowledge on develop metrics, dashboards and analytics to coach and guide individual team members to high performance
  • You are Digital Leader - innovating new ways of working, incubating and scaling the successes
  • You know how to create a culture of inclusion and meaning
Who are we?


Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation. We are dedicated to supplying our customers with safe, reliable and sustainable energy solutions. We invent technologies that will transform the places where we live, work and play.

What do we stand for?


When you work for Schneider Electric you work for a company focused on its people. We're proud to promote diversity, inclusion and work-life integration. In 2017 we were ranked as one of the Top 10 places to work in Australia by Randstad, and globally in LinkedIn's top 25 leading companies.

We not only value flexibility at work, we live it and breathe it. Our philosophy is that every role has the ability to be flexible in some way. We are committed to wellbeing, learning every day and creating an environment where our employees can flourish.

Here are some examples of our generous employee benefits:
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Grandparents Leave
  • Purchased Additional Leave
  • Salary Continuance Insurance
  • Education Assistance
Why you?

You have a history of success in delivering sales results and driving and motivating Inside Sales teams. You understand how to be successful and deliver successful outcomes in a complex environment. Your experience points to influence and results within a matrix organisation, one that ideally takes a multi-tiered customer channel approach to sales.


Why us?


At Schneider Electric, we are open, we value differences, we listen, we learn, connect, and collaborate with others. We are passionate about our customers, our people, our business and our technology. We are positive in our approach to finding solutions that better our lives. We ensure that Life is On, everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

You must have working rights in Australia to be eligible for this role.

All applicants must have working rights in Australia at the time of application and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for interview.


If you are Agency

Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles from external agencies or suppliers via any method. If any candidates are submitted in an unsolicited manner, we will consider this as a direct candidate application to Schneider Electric and no fee will be payable.


External Careers Website

Schneider Electric is always interested in engaging with Talent externally through our internal team of Talent Acquisition Specialists. We do not accept unsolicited Resumes or Candidate Profiles from agencies or head-hunters, either submitted through our website, directly to Managers or in any manner. If any candidates are submitted in an unsolicited manner, we will consider this as a direct candidate application to Schneider Electric and no fee will be payable.

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