Manager Strategic Accounts (m/w),

Germany, North Rhine Westphalia, Hilden

Business unit: Wood, Packaging & Coil Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are present around the globe, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Interpon. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.


  • Manages a portfolio of strategic customers in the wood processing industry

  • Identifies, plans and develops new customers and negotiate sales in line with business development plan and targets

  • Identifies business opportunities, pinpoints and resolves existing and/or potential problems and requests support from the staff functions

  • Builds and manages a team of technical and sales representatives to implement the market development strategy and regional sales plan

  • Collaborate with Technical Representative to provide best in class solution to strategic customers

  • Identifies targets and implements the approved sales strategies in the assigned marketplace

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number







North Rhine Westphalia



Business unit

Wood, Packaging & Coil Coatings

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

  • Degree in economics, sales or similar qualification

  • Strategic sales experience in similar position in coatings industry

  • Natural hunter who enjoys and takes ownership for developing new business

  • Leadership experience

  • Team player who proactively networks with connected staff functions to serve the customer’s needs and who promotes the positive company image and develops long-term relations

  • Very good communication skills in English

Your Benefits:

  • Good development and career opportunities

  • An authentic and open corporate culture

  • An international and changing work environment

  • Responsible and self-directed work

Additional information:

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Your Contact Person:

Leo Langenberg
Talent Resourcing Partner
+49 221 99585 158