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  • Posted: Sep 26, 2023
    Deadline: Oct 10, 2023
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    Ascentech Services Ltd acts as a gateway to provide a wide range of recruitment and selection services to companies. We are a dedicated team of professional consultants offering top-of-the-line executive recruitment and selection services. We cater for the needs of a range of professionals seeking employment and work together to create effective solutions using our networks and strong client base.
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    Fire-Fighting Sales Engineer

    Job Purpose
    The employee will contribute by:

    • Expanding the customer base by gaining new small and medium sized business customers;
    • Establishing identifying new opportunities and securing ongoing business relationships with them;
    • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing key accounts;
    • Otherwise developing the Group’s business and expanding its customer base; and
    • Being accountable for, and ensuring effective self-management, planning and delivery of, the designated workload.

    Overview of Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Sales & Business Development:Be responsible for the selling the Group’s key product/service areas:
      • Fire-safety risk assessments and their reviews;
      • Fire detection and alarm system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance;
      • Portable fire extinguisher supply, commissioning and maintenance;
      • Emergency escape lighting system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance;
      • Fire-Safety Signage supply and installation; and
      • Staff Training courses;
    • Helping to expand the Group’s key customer base ofsmall to medium sized businesses which are typically a mix of most types of commercial premises (offices, shops, factories, warehouses, sleeping accommodation, places of assembly, healthcare premises, transport premises and facilities, animal premises and facilities, etc.).
    • Consistent with the above, identifying suitable prospective customers from a number of sources including:
      • Using a good geographical awareness of areas densely populated with suitable prospective customers (for subsequent face-to-face ‘foot-canvassing’);
      • Using third-party data and tools to identify other areas densely populated with suitable prospective customers (for subsequent face-to-face ‘foot-canvassing’);
      • Using third-party data to identify prospective customers suitable for cold-calling for appointments;
    • Seeking referrals to other prospective customers from the Group’s existing customers;
    • Securing face-to-face meetings on a daily to weekly basis with the above prospective customers by a number of methods including:
      • Face-to-face ‘foot-canvassing’; and
      • ‘Cold-calling’ for appointments;
    • Successfully closing at a high percentage of those meetings and securing ongoing business relationships via minimum-term contractual agreements;
    • Dependent upon the needs of the Company, a smaller part of the role may also be to assist in the maintenance, management and development of the Group’s larger-customer business.
    • Dependent upon the candidates skills, experience and qualifications:
      • Undertake site surveys and plan works in accordance with the applicable standards at our customers’, and prospective customers’, sites in respect of our key product/service area as above; and
      • Deliver Staff Training courses to our customers;
    • Maximizing the sales opportunities arising from the above surveys;
    • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers via meetings, telephone calls, email, etc.;
    • Cross-selling of the Group’s key products and services wherever possible and appropriate;
    • Gaining a clear understanding of our customers and prospective customers and their requirements; and
    • Further the Group’s reputation and trade-standing through professionalism, good-practice and ethical selling techniques.


    • B.Eng. / B.Sc. in Engineering or related field.
    • 2-5 years’ work experience in Fire-Fighting & Fire-Suppression, Engineering Support Services.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title and location as the subject of the mail.

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