Looking back on nearly 140 years of success, Henkel’s vision is to become a global leader in brands and technologies. Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial sector today and is well known for brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. The company is organized into three globally operating business units: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. The Dax-30 company is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, and proud of its about 50,000 employees from more than 120 nations worldwide. Henkel is globally active and has as strong presence in emerging markets.
Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care division – trusted by generations of families- holds leading market positions worldwide and its brand-name product business is continuously expanding.To maintain the trusted quality (and leading market position) it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion, embrace change and who accelerate when given great amounts of responsibility. What do you strive for? For Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care division (famous for the brands Persil, Purex and Witte Reus), we are currently looking for a:
GROUP ACCOUNT MANAGER
- Responsibility for a group of clients within the Dutch retail market representing more than 40% of total company revenue;
- Responsibility for a team of key account managers;
- Direct reporting line to the Sales Director;
- Responsibility for developing a strategic mid- to long term plan how to grow market share, turnover and profit of the client group;
- Responsibility to develop young talents into future sales leaders.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Master degree;
- Relevant working experience in a Marketing and/or Sales role;
- Experience in FMCG is an advantage;
- Fluency in Dutch and English.
- Analytical and creative;
- Persistent and result driven;
- Excellent communication skills;
- Good at starting and maintaining business contacts;
- Good knowledge of Category Management and Trade Marketing;
- Strong personality with the ability to convert ideas into concrete actions and results.