Account Manager

Fulltime, -

Amersfoort, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 25 Jul 2022

Are you a commercial professional with 5-10 years demonstrable experience in B2B sales in Chemicals?  Do you identify business opportunities on a daily basis? Do you have a ‘Can do mentality?’  If so, we are looking for you. 


In our Intermediates Global Team we have a vacancy for an:


Account Manager 
Fulltime, Amersfoort, the Netherlands
Monthly salary before tax: €4.450 - €6.800


Your challenges 
As Account Manager, you take commercial ownership over a portfolio of existing accounts. The products portfolio includes Glycols, Ethanol amines, Ethylene amines, Carbon Disulfide, Sodium Hydrosulfide and Thiocyanates. You increase sales with existing and new customers and develop the segment strategy for the EMEA region in taking the direction from the Sales Manager Intermediates.


Your responsibilities include:
•Define, develop, implement and execute the business strategy for the assigned accounts under the supervision of the Sales Manager EMEA.
•Negotiate contract agreements, while increasing volume and profitability for the assigned accounts and identifying business growth opportunities.
•Take ownership and deliver sales according to budget while providing an accurate forecast.
•Maintain direct contacts with customers in the field, representing Nouryon and representing the company’s expertise in specialty chemicals.
•Provide market intelligence feedback to commercial management on market dynamics, new projects, and competition.
•Support the mapping of demand, competitors and opportunities for Nouryon.
•Manage relations with internal stakeholders and customers’ departments to ensure customer satisfaction.


We are a global specialty chemicals leader and supply industries worldwide with essential chemicals for the manufacture of products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, as well as cleaning and personal care items. Over the course of our nearly 400 years of existence, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Nouryon operates in over 80 countries around the world.


Performance Formulations
Performance Formulations focuses on business lines based on tailored performance that require a high level of customer intimacy, such as those for personal care and agriculture.


Have you got what it takes?
You have a commercial mindset and you like to bring up new ideas. Moreover, you take ownership of the business and are famous of your ‘can do’ mentality. Furthermore you are accurate, well organized and an excellent communicator. 


Have you got what it takes?
To be eligible for this challenging position you bring 5 -10 years of relevant sales experience in a global B2B environment in Specialty Chemicals.   Next to this, you:
• Have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or Chemistry. Master would be a plus.
• Are self-motivated, self-confident, energetic, and enthusiastic.
• Possess above average interpersonal and presentation skills.
• You are fluent in English, both verbal and in writing; additional knowledge of the Spanish or German language is a plus.
• Have knowledge of CRM, SAP and MS Office.
• Have the proven ability to manage and grow national and multinational accounts, including ownership of account strategy, contracts, and strategy execution. 
• Have the ability to develop and work in a team culture with internal departments, including - but not limited to - R&D, Customer Service, and Supply Chain.
•Willingness to travel in the EMEA region (approximately 50 %) and work from office (100 %).


This is our offer
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:


•Permanent contract.
•Annual salary based on your work experience (incl. holiday allowance): EUR 57.500 – 88.000 before tax.
•35 holidays.
•Interesting pension scheme.
•Attractive bonus scheme based on your and the business performance.
•Discount on our collective health insurance.
•Training opportunities.


Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as Account Manager?
Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter.  Any questions? Please contact Marco Hoet, Recruiter,


Note: applications via email will not be taken into consideration.


A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.


We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

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