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Sales Manager Specialty Chemicals Industry – UK



DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich, founded by Swiss entrepreneurs in 1865 Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, DKSH operates in 36 markets with 32 450 specialists, generating net sales of CHF 10 7 billion in 2020.
DKSH Business Line Specialty Chemical Industry is a leading chemical distributor who provide specialty chemicals to manufacturers in the paints, coatings, inks, polymers, engineering plastics, adhesives, rubber, agrochemical, petrochemical, packaging, graphics, technical film and other specialty industries.

For our office located in London,we are looking for a Sales Manager Specialty Chemicals Industry, covering the UK area. The role can be performed remotely.
Sales Manager–Specialty Chemicals Industry–UK
Your key responsibilities:
•Direct responsibility to grow sales through the prospecting and developing of new potential accounts, as well as supporting and developing the relationships with current customers
•Visit customers on a regular basis to build, maintain and manage relationships
•Support the business activities by managing the product portfolio
•Update and maintain projects and compile meeting reports in our CRM system (

Your profile:
•Relevant sales experience for a distributor or a manufacturer in the specialty chemicals industry, ideally qualified to a degree in Chemistry (polymer/materials background)
•Broad network in the chemical industry in the UK area is an asset
•Entrepreneurial spirit with a variety of sales,negotiation and persuasion skills
•Highly organized self-starter capable of managing your customer visits schedule and territory effectively

We offer
•A challenging opportunity to start in a new business area in an international environment
•Flexible working location within the UK area
•Appropriate salary including an annual target related bonus scheme
•A generous company car allowance
•Company pension scheme and private medical cover
•Trainings delivered by our in-house Fantree Academy
•Last but not least: Motivational and encouraging colleagues with flat hierarchies

If you like the challenge of working at a dynamic international group, we look forward to receiving your CV via email:
Anastasia Kamschilow, Senior HR Manager

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