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Regional Sales Manager/Director

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Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Kista, SE, 164 40

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


The Nordics Regional Sales Manager/Director leads the Ansys direct sales team in the region, ensuring consistent high performance and sales growth from this important part of the Northern European business.    Working with some of Ansys’s largest clients in the region, you will integrate a long term and strategic customer focus, with the objective of delivering annual business growth, working with both your immediate sales team and with the broader cross-functional Ansys team in Sweden and beyond.  From both an internal and external perspective, you will also function as the de facto country leader for Ansys Sweden AB.


  • Defines account and opportunity planning processes and develops new initiatives to maximize revenue in the region.
  • Provides weekly sales forecast information for senior management, accurately interpreting forecast information from sales staff and applying any necessary management level adjustments.
  • Provides ‘hands on’, ‘sleeves rolled up’ guidance and support for sales staff.
  • Regular interactions and relationship building at mid to senior levels of the customer organization and direct involvement in key deals. 
  • Makes judgements regarding when to seek support and escalation from other colleagues within Ansys, either in own department or across the wider organization.
  • Ensures and maintains effective levels of knowledge, skills and winning attitude in the sales team.  Identifies training gaps at both the individual and team level and creates plans for continuous improvement.
  • Creates a strong sales culture through sales discipline & methodology, activity, account reviews and setting out clear expectations.
  • Performance manages the team in a positive manner, through positive reinforcement and coaching.
  • Potentially up to 50% business travel under normal business circumstances.

Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.