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Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: MU

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.

Job Purpose

  1. To regularly visit clients.
  2. To manage the cash collection.
  3. To be the ears of the company in the market.
  4. Educate the clients on the technical knowledge about the products.

Key Accountabilities

Passionate Expert

  • Role model AkzoNobel Value and Leadership Behaviors.
  • Focus on self-development (Technical & Sales).
  • Motivate & develop team
  • Respect culture and gender diversity
  • Strive for best service deliveries
  • Deliver on commitment
  • Communicate effectively
  • Be target driven
  • Positive attitude
  • Open to new ideas and change

Operational Excellence

  • Accurately place orders in time
  • Follow up of orders/APS
  • Raise concerns when issues with quality or delay arise
  • Timeously collect payments

Customer Engagement

  • Develop trusting relationship with client
  • Have a good understanding of account before visiting the client
  • Offer technical solution to clients
  • Build effective relationships with factory/logistics &sales force so as to better assist your customers
  • Follow up on client order and provide update where necessary
  • Ask for help to colleague and superior when needed

Business Performance

  • Report on market activity and opportunities 
  • Always try to cross sell and up sell and not only sell the easy ones
  • Strive for achieving your target
  • Strive to sell higher margins products
  • Understand the behaviour and activities of your immediate competitors and communicate to your superiors 
  • Develop ideas to win in your area and communicate with your team


  • High School Certificate
  • 2-3 year of prior experience in Sales / Account Management
  • Computer literate i.e. to know how to use MS Office tools


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

Requisition ID: 15594