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Key Account Manager

Independent position for a sales person with a background within building materials or timber industries.

Attractive position with focus on sales and customer relations in an already established customer network. On behalf of UPM Biocomposites, Hays Denmark is searching for an independent sales person with a background in building materials or timber industries. The person will contribute to the further growth of the company by having responsibility for maintaining the company’s leading position in the market by generating sales.

Your new company

UPM is an international organization which leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. The organization consists of 6 different business areas, and you will join UPM Biocomposites which combines cellulose fibers and polymers into new high performance products and materials. This business unit consists of UPM ProFi outdoor products for construction and UPM Formi granulates for injection molding and extrusion. The PEFC certified UPM ProFi ranges of composite exterior products which are recyclable and offer superior technical performance when compared to traditional WPC (Wood Plastic Composite) products.

Your new role

Your primary area of responsibility will be to engage with customers in Denmark, to establish and maintain productive customer relations. You will be responsible for supporting existing customers and train certified installers while presenting company products and generating sales by approaching potential customers. You will refer directly to the International Sales Manager and together you will align objectives and sales targets. 
What you’ll need to succeed

You are an open-minded person with experience in sales. You have excellent networking skills as you must be able to engage in B2B relations, create productive relations with customers and have flair for aligning your activities according to company targets. You must be a driven sales person, who is skilled at handling product presentations, hard negotiations and possess the ability to handle multiple customers simultaneously. 
The ideal candidate possesses knowledge of the building materials industry and is able to establish a sales strategy on basis of financial figures. Most importantly, you must possess a strong self-discipline as you will work from home and visit customers by car. 

What you’ll get in return

This position provides you with an exciting role in an international organization with a high-level of independent work and versatile workdays. In addition, the company will make sure you are on-boarded appropriately and you receive the needed training and sparring you find necessary to fulfill the targets for this position. 

What do you need to do now

If you are interested in the position, we encourage you to apply by sending your application and CV in one document in English. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact Researcher Sofie Amalie Raun on +45 26 89 31 05 or Team Leader Susan Lindsted on +45 2936 8831.

Hays Denmark is part of Hays Plc, which is listed on London Stock Exchange (FTSE 250). Hays Plc is the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work.

We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. We are market leaders in the UK and Australia, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. As of September 2011, the Group employed 7,600 staff operating from 255 offices in 31 countries across 20 specialisms.

Our combination of deep expertise across a wide spectrum of specialised industries and professions makes us unparalleled recruiters in the world of work.

Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S has operated in Denmark since 2008. We specialise in following areas of specialism: Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, HR, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Life Sciences and Sales & Marketing. For more information see

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