Key Account Manager Wind Blades (m/f/d)

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Date: May 16, 2024

Location: Hamburg, DE

Company: AkzoNobel

About AkzoNobel

Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and use our expertise to sustain and enhance the fabric of everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.


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Our International Farbenwerke GmbH is looking for the next possible starting date for a: 


Key Account Manager (m/f/d) Wind Blades



Your Responsibilities


  • Managing business relationships with strategic key accounts, including existing customers in addition to new prospects
  • Visiting our global customers to consult them on a technical and commercial level, and to strengthen the relationships
  • Strategic development and implementation of AkzoNobel`s market share and approach in wind blade energy 
  • Managing global and regional tenders in coordination with regional teams, in addition to contract implementation
  • Creating and implementing a key account plan for target customers across the globe, in coordination with the marketing plans
  • Developing a relevant commercial pipeline for target customers
  • Managing resources to achieve the KPIs
  • Steering new business development projects
  • Supporting and exchanging knowledge for global key account management with internal teams 
  • Carrying out competitor- and market analyses
  • Maintenance in the CRM system


Your Qualifications


  • First work experience in sales and/or key account management or, alternatively, experience in the paint and coatings industry, or with renewable energy (particularly wind energy)
  • First experience in a multinational environment and affinity for international business operations 
  • Passion for renewable energy and great persuasion skills regarding this matter
  • Preferably a Bachelor`s or Master`s degree in a relevant field, for example business administration, economics, or technical engineering in a chemical field
  • Excellent English skills, good German skills preferred
  • Good MS Office skills
  • Driver`s license category B
  • Willingness to travel on an international level


Your Benefits


  • Attractive remuneration in accordance with the chemical industry collective agreement, including special payments under the collective agreement
  • Above-average pension scheme
  • 37.5 hours / week
  • 30 days vacation 
  • Extensive digital learning opportunities
  • Healthcare and external employee counselling on personal and professional issues
  • Company car for private use (1% regulation)


We are looking forward to receiving your application in English including your salary expectations and your earliest availability date via our career page. Please also include a motivational letter. 


If you have additional questions please contact Maria Botha,

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 39129 

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