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Sales Support Specialist Yacht APAC

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Sunshine, AU

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

The Sales Support Specialist( role is responsible for supporting the APAC Yacht Sales Managers and the Sales Team with day to day operational assistance in managing customer requirements, Akzo Nobel process initiatives and requirements, marketing materials, SAP management, training and escalations, MDG processes, pricing and general administration duties.

Location: Coomera, Queensland

Key Accountabilities

  • Adhering to all applicable corporate as well as site policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct/HS&E standards and acting in compliance with all regulations
  • Being the key regional SAP contact for all SAP related queries including but not limited to, access, reporting, training, and configuration
  • Assisting with the organisation and implementation of regional sales meetings, monthly demand reviews, staff and customer technical training, customer events and other sales and marketing activities as required
  • Proactively supporting the Supply Chain, Demand, Customer Service, Product Management, Marketing, Accounts, IT and Sales in continuous process improvement
  • Support the sales teams in CRM sales pipeline management, input and reporting to achieve the required outputs
  • Providing accurate sales analysis and sales statistics to the sales organization. Analysing sales statistics and reporting on trends. Generating sales reports and analysis from SAP
  • Assisting the Sales Managers and Sales Team with designing and producing presentations such as business overviews, customer proposals and reporting templates
  • Maintaining and updating customer price lists in SAP including updating physical price lists for customers                                                                             


The person must possess at the minimum the following personal qualities to be able to undertake this role:

  • Professional presentation and manner  
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Highly driven and self-motivated
  • Strong customer focus
  • A can-do attitude, organised, self regulated and with a continuous improvement mindset  


University Degree preferred


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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: 17882