Agro Chemicals Account Manager Specialty Chemicals

Agro Chemicals Account Manager Specialty Chemicals


We have an immediate opening for a role as an Account Manager in the Agro segment sales team in Europe. As an Account Manager is your role to expand and consolidate our market position in EMEIA by acquiring new customers and managing relationships with established customers.

Main responsibilities
  • Deliver sales according to budget and growth targets
  • Contribute to the realization of the Agro segment strategy in EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa)
  • Assess and understand market needs, development and trends in agro applications
  • Monitor changes in the customer base, competition, solutions and products in the market and report these to the sales and marketing organisations
  • Define opportunities for new business as part of detailed account planning and sales forecasting
Job requirements/Candidate profile
  • MSc or higher degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Agronomy and/or MBA
  • 5+ years' experience of Industrial Sales of Specialty Chemicals, preferably to the Agro industry
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English, preferably also German or French
What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition - to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

Additional Information

This is a permanent position on a full time basis, reporting to the Regional Sales Manager EMEIA. Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Mats Wessberg, Regional Sales Manager EMEIA, +46 303 853 22.

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Åsa Stafström, Talent Resourcing Partner, +46 709 577 645.

For unions related questions please contact:

Sveriges Ingenjörer, Anna-Lena Palm +46 303 851 13
Unionen, Magnus Svensson +46 303 858 38

If you have any general questions about your application or need assistance please contact:

We look forward to your application!

More about the business
Surface Chemistry a business unit of AkzoNobel, operates in 50 countries, employing over 1500 people. Based in Chicago, IL, United States, with regional marketing centers in Bridgewater, NJ, United States, Singapore and Stenungsund, Sweden, we are leading supplier of specialty surfactants and synthetic and bio-polymers additives. Using a combination of Chemical expertise, process technology and application know-how, we solve problems for a multitude of manufacturers and formulators. We service a wide range of industries including agro, asphalt, cleaning, fabric care, mining, personal care and petroleum.

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Område Göteborgs stad
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör, Civilingenjör
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 29 juli (35 dagar kvar)
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Om arbetsgivaren

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, 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 have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. 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.