Director Smart Grid Technologies m/f/d
2022-0586 | PHOENIX CONTACT Electronics GmbH in 31812 Bad Pyrmont

We are looking for a confident and highly motivated business development professional m/f/d to be a key contributor to the growth of our global “Transmission and Distribution” business by leading the Global Industry Vertical Market Group “T&D” through strategy development, brand positioning, further development of Solution & Component Offerings and Go-To-Market Strategies for and with our global sales organisations. The role of the Global Industry Manager (GIM) m/f/d is to lead all strategic business development functions targeting B2B T&D customers across the Phoenix Contact subsidiaries globally.

Job description:

  • You will lead the development of the global Transmission & Distribution Vertical Market sector strategy in close collaboration with the product lines and sales organisations in regional subsidiaries 
  • As the strategic partner m/f/d to the business unit leadership, you connect and analyse data from various sources (customers, field, competitors, business) to support development of growth and go-to-market strategies for the global & local T&D businesses
  • You identify and analyse industry trends and technology advancements to find opportunities to drive technology and service innovations
  • You will also analyse the competitive market to identify new threats and opportunities and provide recommendations based on fact-based research and business case development
  • To ensure profitable growth and expansion of the T&D business, you identify, develop and execute T&D marketing programs & market packages
  • It is your responsibility to develop customer value driven content for target customer segments to drive differentiation in marketplace, including T&D use cases
  • You develop and articulate brand positioning and competitive differentiation to guide the communications activities


  • You have a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field, advanced degree preferred
  • In addition, you have 5+ years experience in sales, business development or a business development related role within the Transmission & Distribution sector
  • You bring a strong international network in the PAC Business for T&D
  • Furthermore, you convince us with your strong analytical skills and you are proficient in developing compelling business cases, including financial justifications
  • You also have strong program / project management skills with excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • You are willing to travel for approximately 50% of your work time

In the case of minor deviations, the requirements can also be achieved through relevant work experience or further qualification.




Your contact:
Jost Philip Bade 
Phone: 05281/946-1286

If you have questions about Phoenix Contact, please contact our hotline: 05235/3-43999


Phoenix Contact is an independent global player. Creative solutions in connectivity, electronics and automation are developed, produced and distributed worldwide by more than 20,300 enthusiastic people. We see our work as a contribution to shaping a smart world.


The future technologies of the Phoenix Contact Group are at home in Bad Pyrmont in Lower Saxony. Electronics, automation technology and smart solutions for the cloud, building IoT and other intelligent new developments for the world of tomorrow are developed here on the edge of the Weserbergland.


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