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Sales Manager Personal Care - Aako B.V.

Netherlands or Germany HBO Employed by client
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Sales Manager Personal Care - Aako B.V.

Netherlands or Germany Sales Chemicals HBO Employed by client
Kim Steenkamp
Kim Steenkamp
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Aako B.V.


Netherlands or Germany Chemicals HBO Employed by client
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To strengthen the product group Sun Care and Personal Care of our client AAKO, we are looking for an enthusiastic Sales Manager who will be based in The Netherlands or Germany.

The role of Sales Manager Personal Care involves a high level of commercial activity. On the one hand you will maintain contact with your customers in The Netherlands and Germany as well as looking to expand the customer base. On the other hand a degree of Technical competence is required to aid business development. You will frequently travel in this position within Germany and The Netherlands. The focus of the position will be on expanding business in Germany and you will report to the Business Unit Manager.

AAKO is an international sales organization, active in various markets. AAKO focusses on building long-term relationships with suppliers and customers based on knowledge, quality and service. Also with employees, they prefer to build long-term relationships. AAKO is ‘Chemical Excellence’. It means at AAKO they strive for perfection in the things they do: in sales and marketing, but also in regulatory affairs and supply chain. Employees and customers appreciate this philosophy and their values: Comitted, Excel, Freedom, Fun, Integrity, Stewardship and acknowledge that this is who they are.

An independent function within a professional company in an international environment, where there is room for personal development. Your performance will be rewarded with a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a company car.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Relevant knowledge and experience within the chemical industry, preferably distribution
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Commercial and customer orientated
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Dutch or German resident
  • Excellent knowledge of English, and preferably German and/or Dutch both written and oral

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