Sales manager

Is it in your DNA to make the world a little better, healthier and smarter every day? Do you enjoy working closely together with our customers on their complex and innovative developments? Are you challenged by generating new leads and explore new markets and clients to realize our commercial objectives? Join us at TOPIC!


Who are you as a sales manager?

As an enthusiastic and driven Sales manager, you are responsible for the sales of combined software- and hardware development projects, often centered around a FPGA-solution. Mostly you generate new leads and prospects, and acquire contracts for our business units projects and products. This in order to realize TOPIC’s commercial objectives towards new markets and new clients.

What are your tasks

  • Identify new markets and new potential clients;
  • Set individual sales targets, agree upon and integrate in our annual business unit sales plan;
  • Initiate meetings with potential new clients;
  • Organize follow up meeting together with our technical support team;
  • Give presentations and recognize customer interests;
  • Orchestrate the quotation process;
  • Send out and present quotations and proposals to our clients;
  • Lead communications and negotiations with new clients and sign contracts within allocated authority limits;
  • Record progress of sales processes in our sales system;
  • Be the TOPIC ambassador to the outside world.

Your profile

  • Finished Bachelor or Master study and 5 years+ of experience in a similar role;
  • Used to a dynamic and international working environment;
  • Experience in sales of (embedded) development projects;
  • Able to cross the bridge between requirements and technologies;
  • Analytical, strong communication skills and a strong personality;
  • You have a helicopter view and are able to keep an overview;
  • Residence in the Netherlands, fluent in the English and Dutch language;
  • Intrinsic motivation to explore new technologies.

Our offer: 

TOPIC is committed to make the world a little better healthier and smarter every day. Not only for our customers but also for the members of our TOPIC family for whom passion for technical innovation is key!

This will make you smarter:

  • expanding your network in finding challenging and interesting projects in different domains;
  • benefit from the expertise of more than 100 smart technical colleagues;
  • creating opportunities and gaining more knowledge by attending tech events, knowledge sessions or other initiatives.

This will make you better:

  • contract for indefinite period of time;
  • an all-in employee benefit package (€80.000 – €120.000): incl. competitive gross salary, net cost allowance, mobility package, 13th month payment, holiday allowance and bonus;
  • good secondary employment conditions: i.a. 26 vacation days (opportunity to buy extra days) and pension scheme.

This will keep you healthy:

  • a good work-life balance, flexible working hours and hybrid way of working;
  • an inspiring office environment with daily fresh fruit and a gym;
  • the home office support package will turn your “home office” into an inspiring environment;
  • lots of fun during events like celebrations, sport activities and the weekly Friday afternoon drinks.

Our organisation: 

Since 1996 we have been developing (embedded) systems that are essential for products manufactured by renowned high-tech companies around the world. Our projects involve edge to cloud solutions; from PCB design and FPGA to low level embedded software and application software for UI, Web, Mobile and cloud. We are well known for our high level of knowledge and expertise and are proud to be a Premier Design Services Partner of AMD Xilinx; technology leader in the field of System-on-Chips and FPGAs.

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