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SVP/VP Sales and Business Development, North America
 Duluth,  Austin,  Chantilly,  Irving,  New York   Full time

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Kapsch TrafficCom develops smart solutions to make mobility safer, more sustainable and efficient for everybody. We design, build and operate traffic management systems including connected vehicles technology and mobility demand management as well as tolling services for cities, roads, tunnels and bridges around the world. We develop data and video analytics platforms, building on state-of-the-art technologies including AI, machine learning, big data and cloud services to enable the digitalization of mobility.

Main Objective:

The Senior Vice President of Sales and Services plays a pivotal role in spearheading a top-tier sales, business development, and services organization within the North American arm of a global leader in transportation systems, solutions, and operations. Reporting directly to the Regional President, this role is integral to regional management and serves as executive representation within the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategically develop, execute, and oversee sales and business development initiatives aligned with regional and company objectives.
  • Provide comprehensive leadership to the Sales and Services groups, including Sales, Solution Consulting, Proposal, Traffic Management Center, Customer Service Center, and Manufacturing Operations teams.
  • Drive the sales process, including pipeline management, forecasts, and budgets, in alignment with regional and global goals.
  • Foster collaboration between Sales, Services, and other internal stakeholders, ensuring seamless integration with Product Management, Technology, Marketing, Finance, and more.
  • Act as a prominent representative of the company in external engagements, including industry associations and events.


  • University Degree (MBA preferred) with 15 to 20 years of progressive sales management and business development experience.
  • Proven track record in technology business solutions, spanning software, services, and hardware sales.
  • Experience leading high-performing sales and business organizations, with direct oversight of senior sales leaders and managers.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficiency in CRM administration, particularly Salesforce, for effective reporting and analysis.
  • Familiarity with corporate financial and HR systems such as WorkDay
  • Exceptional ability to manage multiple internal and external workstreams simultaneously, meeting deadlines with precision.
  • Clear and concise communication with diverse stakeholders, including executive boards, global teams, regional executives, and employees at all levels.
  • Strong leadership presence in both small and large group settings, demonstrating active listening and empathy.
  • Comfortable engaging in internal and external forums, with an adeptness in navigating diverse audiences.

What’s in it for you?

  • Contribute to solving complex challenges that enhance the lives of people worldwide.
  • Opportunity to collaborate within an international tech and industry leader, leveraging cutting-edge technologies in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • Access to career growth and development opportunities.
  • Competitive benefits package, including no-cost medical insurance for employees and eligible dependents.
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