Territory Manager

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Territory Manager

  • Post Date:13th April 2021
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Job Description

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

We have a number of opportunities in the Carlisle, Worcester, Kent and Oxford areas.

If you are an experienced sales professional who hits targets and is focused on adding value for customers come and be a part of our Trade, Retail and Automotive team.

We are AkzoNobel, home to renowned brands such as Dulux, Cuprinol, Hammerite, Polycell, Armstead and are known around the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products. We are a company that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them.

Key Accountabilities

As a Distributor Territory Manager, you will maximize sales and profit for our independent and large scale outlets (trade, retail and automotive brands) with designated customers in your sales territory. As part of this exciting role you will focus on delivering volume, sales, margin & cash collection targets as well as developing new business opportunities. This will involve maintaining and developing existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods as well as quality of service. You will build strong customer relationships and execute sales plans, marketing initiatives, new product launches, promotions and more to grow profitability. You will review our brand presence and maintain our brand status by regularly merchandising our products to gain maximum awareness in store. Important will be the ability to deliver customer service levels that ensure the market continues to use AkzoNobel products above all others.


You will have gained experience in sales / account management within a FMCG / relevant sales environment and have a focus on continuous improvement to enhance business processes and performance. You will be good at building relationships at all levels and possess excellent communication and financial skills. You will have an understanding of category management and an eye for effective merchandising. Self-motivated, you excel at achieving targets and are resilient in negotiations. You will also be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments.

A full driving license is required to carry out the duties of this role.

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while bringing colour to people’s lives. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be territory manager in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please submit your application.

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 9758