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Sales Director Sweden – Professional Products

Sales Director Sweden – Professional Products

Reference Number:
Contact:
Juan Sanchez
Robert Bowen
Location:
Gothenburg, Sweden
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 a diverse 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.

Kärcher has been in Sweden for 35 years and has grown to a turnover of SEK 500m, employing about 60 staff. They are now strengthening their leadership team with the appointment of a

Sales Director Sweden –  Professional Products

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. As such you will be

  • Leading, supporting and developing your team of 3 channel sales managers and 30 staff in total,
  • Strategically mapping clients and market segments and aligning sales resources accordingly,
  • Developing the product mix based on market potential and results,
  • Managing the development of important key accounts and supporting negotiations and tender processes,
  • 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 skills, with strong capabilities and experiences in change management, as well as in training, coaching and motivating teams,
  • Experience of selling via a range of direct and distribution channels,
  • Willingness to travel throughout the country, and to the parent company in Germany. (ca. 20%)

Application

If you are intrigued by this exciting growth opportunity, please send your CV and a cover letter with the reference number B3040 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 Sánchez at +49 - 30 - 40 50 416 12.