Key Account Manager,

India, Karnataka, Bangalore

Business unit: Metal Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


- Sales & Business development for Packaging Coatings Business within designated territory
- Interact with potential and existing customers and expand the customer base by mapping our presence with the various customers vis-à-vis the market
- Discover and develop customers from market platform to buying platform.
- Assist Business Manager in strategizing and for developing the targets markets and grow business in chosen spheres.
- Maintain sales data and comparisons with budget.
- Liaise with customers’ technical teams for product development and establish the product.
- Provide technical service to all the customers in the respective sector and in the designated territories.
- To follow commercial transactions.
- Monitor activity with key customers and change emphasis as appropriate in consultation with the Business Manager to achieve desired goals
- Handling all product trials and complaints.
- Maintain data on product performance and product movement.
- Understand and report the market prices in the region
- Maintain contacts at all levels with existing and potential customers
- Provide necessary inputs on competition & their offerings through good market intelligence 
- Ensure receivables from customers are as per terms and all collections
- Manage collection of appropriate sales tax forms
- Understand & comply with the statutory health & safety policies of Akzo Nobel

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Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

Metal Coatings

Sub business unit

Metal Coatings_South Asia

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- BE/ BTec / Chemistry Degree/PG-Chemistry/ Diploma/Degree in Printing/Packaging     
- PG Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management Allied fields is preferred
- 4 + years of post-qualification, hands-on professional experience in B2B selling role/s.
- Prior packaging coatings/allied business/technical experience preferred.
- Industrial Selling Experience in Packaging Coatings / Inks – preferred.