NRG Energy, Inc. Assistant Sales Manager, Security by Reliant in Plano, Texas

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary:

The Assistant Manager is responsible for training and development of the sales team. Responsibilities also include monitoring for quality, maintaining performance metrics, creating and tracking team incentives, managing leads and overall workforce management. This position will work closely with the installation team to maximize close rates by maintaining customer satisfaction and profitability. The candidate will resolve escalated customer issues and complaints regarding sales and installation.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides on-the-ground support for sales associates as they generate leads and close new deals

  • Records agent and team statistics, and prepare reports for management.

  • Provides hands-on team leadership and subject matter expertise in coaching, mentoring, and developing employees.

  • Supports inbound and outbound lead management.

  • Develops and conducts new hire training.

  • Ensures company brand materials and physical working spaces meet or exceed presentation standards.

  • Provides quality customer service.

  • Effective handles customer escalations.

  • Assists with the identification of training gaps and needs of team members.

  • Supports and backs up Channel Marketing Sales Manager.

  • Develops and delivers performance evaluations to team members.

  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes and procedures.

  • Analyzes both individual and team performance daily to manage overall sales and service levels.

  • Reviews agent calls for efficiency, effectiveness and quality.

Working Conditions:

  • Fast paced open office environment.

  • Ability to work weekends

  • Some overtime required

  • Some travel required

  • Plano Texas

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 2 years successful security sales experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is preferred.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Goal-oriented with ability to work in a performance-driven environment

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Customer service experience

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent decision-making abilities

  • Basic level of skill in MS Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Demonstrates NRG s Vision and Values.

  • Demonstrates judgment and initiative on a variety of customer and employee issues.

  • Ability to relate well to all kinds of people at all levels inside and outside the organization; build constructive and effective relationships.

  • Team player: cooperative; represents own interests yet open to other s ideas; credible.

  • Dedicated to exceeding expectations of customers; obtains feedback and uses it to design and deliver solutions for evolving expectations; approachable, fosters open dialogue in an informal non-threatening manner.

  • Challenges status quo in the face of resistance and offers clear, logical and viable alternatives.

  • Exhibits analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Takes responsibility and is accountable for actions and decisions, regardless of outcome; learns from past experiences; very bottom-line oriented.

  • Capable of working independently; effective at managing multiple projects simultaneously; flexible and able to adapt quickly to new or changing situations.

  • Possess excellent people skills; ability to deal effectively with all personality types.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

  • Ability to proficiently navigate throughout an integrated system.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and spoken communication skills.

  • Creative thinking: able to come up with new ideas to improve customer service standards.

  • Demonstrates leadership skills and the ability to produce results through others while maintaining a high level of morale.

  • Maintains confidentiality.

  • Teachable

Physical Requirements:

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

  • Able to travel to customer and business locations as needed.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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