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Sales Director Norway - Professional Products

Sales Director Norway - Professional Products

Reference Number:
Contact:
Juan Sanchez
Robert Bowen
Location:
Oslo, Norway
Status:
Active

Our client, German-based Kärcher group, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of cleaning equipment with around 12,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for their innovation, over 90% of Kärcher’s products have been developed in the past 5 years. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make this company a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Kärcher has been in Norway for more than 35 years and has grown to a turnover of more than 300m NOK, employing about 70 staff.

They are now strengthening their leadership team with the appointment of a

Sales Director Norway - Professional Products

Based in Oslo

Position

This exciting leadership role is responsible for Kärcher’s B2B product portfolio, ranging from high pressure units up to ride-on cleaning machines and complex vehicle wash systems. The position is part of the Professional management team in the Nordics and reports to the Regional VP Professional Products. As such you will be

  • Working closely with your Nordic colleagues as well as the head office in leading strategy development and implementation in the national sales organization,
  • Leading, supporting and developing your team of 3 channel sales managers and 18 staff in total,
  • Taking lead in developing the sales department and preparing it for changes in the market environment
  • Working alongside Marketing to develop product launches and campaigns. 

Your qualification

  • A relevant academic degree (business administration, management or engineering),
  • Minimum 5-10 years background in a B2B sales management function, ideally in a comparable technical environment like power tools, agricultural equipment, machinery, industrial vehicles, material handling, or construction machinery,
  • Excellent people and customer management skills,
  • Experience of selling via a range of direct and distribution channels,
  • Willingness to travel throughout the country, and to the parent company in Germany.
 

Application

If you are intrigued by this exciting growth opportunity, please send your CV and a cover letter with the reference number B3035 to candidates@interpool-hr.com at the international consultancy interpool based in Germany. If you have any questions, please contact Mr Robert Bowen or Mr Juan Sanchez at +49 - 30 - 40 50 416 12.

About us: interpool is an HR consultancy from Berlin, Germany, specializing in recruiting and assessment processes for international leadership positions across the globe. For details about us please see www.interpool-hr.com.