Loading...
Share this Job

Business Development Manager, Specification Sales

Apply now

Apply for Job

Date: 28-Apr-2021

Location: Not Available, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

c£40,000pa plus competitive bonus opportunity and benefits
Home based covering the East Midlands

 


Skilled at developing and executing strategic customer plans you are now looking for a new opportunity in a business that offers careers with breadth, depth of scope and impact. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to great products, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers. We are now recruiting a Specification Development Manager to work with key professional specifiers working on building and infrastructure projects and ensure our decorative trade products are used in specifications for work.

 

As Specification Development Manager your remit will be to increase sales, market share and profitability for our products by selling compelling value propositions to professional specifiers. This will involve identifying specification solutions, developing relationships with key specifiers and building a reputation as a coatings industry expert. We will also look to you to monitor and report on sector developments and competitor activities. Important too will be the ability to deliver high levels of customer satisfaction and identify new business opportunities.

 

Of graduate calibre, you must have extensive experience of developing and executing strategic customer plans as well as of using market and customer insights to drive a market leading position. Good at nurturing relationships at all levels you will demonstrate excellent communication and financial skills too. Committed to excellence, you are comfortable at prioritising your workload and hitting targets as well as resilient in negotiations. A full driving licence is also essential.

Who are AkzoNobel?                                                                                                                              

 

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe.  Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

 

If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.

 

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

We may consider flexible working for this role.

*LI-AF

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 8583