Head of Sales

ViriCiti Published: August 8, 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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We are ViriCiti; a young cleantech company of 53 ambitious ViriCitizen who are working hard on the electric transition of commercial vehicles. We have been moving quickly from the start-up phase into growth & scaling-up and are therefore looking for a Head of Sales with an extensive experience in sales and scale-up environments. Do you have an entrepreneurial mind-set and are you seeking the opportunity to join an international fast-growing company? Come join our sales team!

What you will be doing day to day

As Head of Sales your role is to lead ViriCiti’s international sales and play a key role in the next phase of our growth. You will be part of our determined and ambitious Sales and After-Sales team and will work from our office in Amsterdam. Your responsibility is to own and develop the sales strategy in accordance with our Management, to grow and coach your team including setting and measuring KPI’s. In this challenging role you will also be working closely together with marketing, product development and finance to ensure resounding success. Being part of ViriCiti means you need to be ready to act flexibly in a fast-paced and high-intensity work environment.

Your focus

  • Determine a long-term Sales strategy together with the Management
  • Set goals and KPI’s for your team and derive sustainable measures
  • Recognize growth potential and target new sales opportunities
  • Show a holistic and sustainable approach to overseeing our clients in their contracts
  • Understand, support, develop and guide your team responsibly
  • Act as a role model and don’t shy away from being hands-on together with your team
  • Develop, manage and track budget needs to support the sales strategy
  • Track sales performance, prepare reports and forecast
  • Optimize current processes, recognize potentials and develop new processes
  • Support in key account management of mature clients


  • At least a Bachelor's degree in an Engineering and/or Sales related field
  • 8+ years of experience in a B2B Sales position
  • Experience in the IT and/or automotive industry is a big plus
  • Proven experience in leading a Sales team
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken
  • Willing to travel up to 50%
  • Living in or willing to relocate to Amsterdam a plus
  • Proven record to think strategically and being on top of things
  • Capable of understanding complicated IT solutions
  • Keywords: result driven, entrepreneurial, committed, team player & IT savvy

What you can expect from us

We offer you a competitive salary and bonuses based on Sales performances. In about one month we will move into our brand-new office where we will provide you every day with a healthy lunch. In addition to work, we find the necessary relaxation important, that is why we offer you company massages, office gym & Ping Pong competitions. In addition to that you will be part of our monthly ViriCiti updates with snacks and drinks and other events such as our legendary annual ViriCiti weekend and Christmas party.

About us

We started our adventure 6 years ago by building an efficient and scalable platform for commercial electric vehicles. Our platform provides data-insights that operators use to extend the range of their vehicles, eliminate emissions and optimize electric operations. Since then, we have grown into market leader in the US as well as in Western Europe and have landed large projects all around the globe! Our ambition is high but the atmosphere in our team is informal and relaxed.

Do you want to be part of a fast-paced scale-up company? Apply now!

The selection process may involve an assessment. Please send us your CV + motivational letter. More info? Contact Aniek Hartlief at [email protected]

 We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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