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Product & Business Development Manager, Industry Division GPBM Nordic

Are you a committed and responsible team player full of ideas? Do you want to make your way in an entrepreneurial, growing European company? Are you creative in business development and interested in high-tech energy products and solutions? Do you have a history of technical sales & marketing experience and a relevant education? Then this job position could be a great opportunity in which for you to excel!

Responsibility as Product & Business Development Manager

The existing market for GPBM Nordic’s industrial business is growing rapidly in France, Italy and the Nordic countries and new products and applications are in need of battery solutions. In this role you will work with GPBM’s Key Account Managers, Marketing team and Field Applications Engineers. You will also work with the R&D department with focus on bringing new projects and solutions to be studied, developed and marketed in the best possible way. You will also work partly as a Key Account Manager for specific new customers in Europe which you have searched and identified. You report to the BU Manager of the Industry Division. This is a new job position which means that you will have a great possibility to adapt the role and the working tasks, while working with a broad range of marketleading products & solutions. For example, you will:

  • • Explore, understand, evaluate and define market opportunities, main target groups and action plans.
  • • Evaluate and define the business value proposition for each product and target group.
  • • Participate in business innovation, sales, products and solution development for the OEM- and MROmarkets.
  • • Initiate and drive new sales directly towards NIF (Nordic countries, Italy and France) customers and operate as a Key Account Manager.
  • • Work with the BU Manager to define go-to-market plans.
  • • Coordinate actions with marketing agency and internal marketing team regarding sales and communication tools, E-marketing activities (CRM), planning and preparation for exhibitions, surveys etc
  • • Follow up of action plan & interaction with the NIF sales team and marketing teams.

Your personality

We believe you have a comprehensive business- and entrepreneurial mindset. You are result-oriented and see opportunities before anyone else, and act accordingly. Therefore you have the ability to manage several projects simultaneously. As an entrepreneur you are known for maintaining good relations with your business partners (suppliers, customers and colleagues). You should also fit the description of a daring, innovative and a self-driven team-player who can easily describe, anchor and initiate new strategies and action plans. To work under pressure in an international demanding business environment is a concept which you are both comfortable and confident with.

Your qualifications

  • • You are genuinely interested in technical products and solutions.
  • • You can communicate clearly on different levels and within different business cultures.
  • • We would prefer you to have a couple of years of successful experience in similar B2B products, sales or marketing positions.
  • • You have relevant education for the position.
  • • You are familiar with Market statistics, where to look for them and to be able to produce estimates and calculations.
  • • You are familiar with MS Office and some basic knowledge in Adobe suite is a plus.
  • • Fluent written and spoken English is a requirement.

What can GPBM Nordic offer you?

You will be part of an entrepreneurial growing company and an expanding European division where your ideas are welcome. You will get to know an international network of people, with different backgrounds, cultures and values. GPBM Nordic also has a great customer portfolio which you will be a part of and expected to extend. The company offers a broad range of attractive products in a challenging environment with interesting and varied projects. You will travel in Europe to meet customers and participate at exhibitions. The company will support you with a training program covering the sales- and development processes. You will learn about the vision & mission, the business value proposition, the product range and energy solutions for the industrial customers. You will work in a modern and open business environment with a supportive management. Your colleagues are competent and friendly and will also support you in your role. The position is full-time with immediate start.

Quick facts

  • Company: GPBM Nordic
  • Position: Product & Business Development Manager
  • Access: immediate winter 2016/2017
  • Salary: fixed
  • Office: Mölndal, Sweden
  • Publication: 2016-11-03
  • Last day of application: 2016-11-27


For application please visit www.vegahr.se
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we work with the ongoing evaluation of applicants. For further
information about this position, please feel free to contact recruitment consultant Anette Norling at Vega HR AB,
telephone 031-7017710, mobile 0706-286660 or mail anette@vegahr.se