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Key Account / Area Manager Europe, LKAB Wassara

  • Contract type

    Unlimited contract

  • Application end date

    2021-01-24

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About us

LKAB Wassara delivers cutting-edge technology to complex drilling projects worldwide. We offer the industry complete drilling systems for efficient and environmentally friendly drilling based on our core competence in water-powered drilling. We conduct long-term marketing to customers in all continents. We develop our technology through intensive R&D and we launch new products and systems that brings unique benefits to our customers.

About the role

LKAB Wassara is growing, therefore it’s important that we share our thoughts, views and experiences through an inclusive climate where everyone feels welcome and contributes. Together with supportive managers and colleagues you contribute to development and that goals are achieved. Now we need to strengthen the Marketing team with a Key Account / Area Manager who we believe has previous experience of:

• Identifying, cherish and developing long-term customer relationships in an international market, primarily in Europe.
• Driving sales of technical solutions, primarily in the segment Ground engineering such as construction engineering/foundation work/tunneling/mining/geo-energy and dams.
• Developing business opportunities through, product launches, offer-packaging/pricing and marketing communication.
• Educating existing and new suitable distributors.
• Marketing planning, procurement and competitor analyzes.
• Have all eyes on developments and trends at the market and, based on that, propose suitable moves and resources.

You will report to the Marketing and Sales Director, either based at the head office in Huddinge/Stockholm or at other location in Central Europe. The position involves regular travel, mainly within Europe. As LKAB in general, we strive for diversity and for this position we therefore especially encourage female applicants.

Your qualifications

We’re looking for you who have a university degree within technology, economics, marketing or equivalent work experience, preferably within industrial and international sales and relevant product/application knowledge. We’re growing and therefore initiative and a strong interest in developing the business are important qualities. In summary; you have sales within you, which means taking initiative and making things happen. Moreover, we are looking for a person that works in a structured way, is a trustworthy person and experienced negotiator who takes responsibility for approach and actions. It’s a matter of course that you share our values ​​Commitment - Innovation - Responsibility. The position requires driving license and that you speak and write fluent Swedish and English. Other European languages, preferably German, ​​is an advantage.

What we offer

LKAB Wassara is a strong brand with world-class products, we offer you an exciting position within a company at the forefront of technology. Here is the opportunity to be involved and create something new and see it happen. As a person you enjoy the smaller company's more flexible and fast way of working and, at the same time, take part in the large group organization’s opportunities. We can offer the Group's reward system, benefits such as dental care, wellness and other activities.

Other information

Welcome with your application containing CV and cover letter no later than 2021-01-24, don’t wait, selection is made continuously. For more information about the position, contact Marketing Manager Johan Falkland, johan.falkland.wassara@lkab.com or phone: +46 70-288 23 55. For information about the recruitment process, contact HR Business Partner Joakim Särkijärvi joakim.sarkijarvi@lkab.com

Union contacts:
Ledarna Södra, Christer Olofsson ordf. +46 70 319 67 91
SACO Södra, Annika Taavoniku ordf. +46 70 617 95 32
Unionen Södra, Per-Ola Eriksson ordf. +46 70 561 80 76

In this recruitment, LKAB Wassara has decided recruitment channels and marketing. We therefore clearly refrain from media sales, recruitment sites and similar contacts.