Account Manager

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Household Care & Technical Industries, you will take part in providing game-changing biological solutions that improve industrial processes and everyday products from textiles to detergents.

Account Manager, Household Care Business Operations, Middle East, India, Africa (MEIA)
To drive development and growth in our Household Care business, we are recruiting an experienced Account Manager for MEIA. The position is based out of our office in Istanbul, Turkey, but we are open to other locations in Middle East should the demand arise.

You will be part of the sales team of Household care working with Large Local Soapers & Distributors across the Middle East. You will be the primary interface between Novozymes and the current/prospective customers in your area. Your customer focus will be in the Gulf region, Syria, Jordan, Yemen and CIS etc., however, you will interact closely with Novozymes’ colleagues globally.

In this position you will be part of developing our business in the Household Care industries (prospect, acquire new customers and develop existing ones as per the Novozymes Strategy). You will provide superior account management to ensure a high quality standard in commercial, supply chain and technical interactions between customers and Novozymes.

You will drive the development of multi-layer sales relationships within accounts and understanding the decision power distribution as well as leverage the executive suite. The orchestration of the relationship between the customer and Novozymes will be a key focus and through this turning business and industry development into sales opportunities.

Regional travel up to about 50% should be expected.

In this position you need to:
  • Hold a degree (MSc or MBA) in business administration, sales & marketing or a technical degree
  • Have minimum of 8 years of relevant job experience, preferably with experience in the Household Care Industry (alternatively in chemical or biochemical sciences)
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills; fluency in English is a requirement.
  • Have interpersonal skills to be able to communicate and relate to customers to translate their needs into mutually beneficial solutions
  • Have a strong drive, positive mindset, high ability to learn, goal-oriented, well organized, a can-do-attitude and teamwork skills working with colleagues globally
  • Preferably have Arabic language capabilities
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

About Novozymes
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

For more information about the job, please contact Mr. Krishna Mohan Puvvada, Director HHC–Middle East, Africa & India,
Please apply online. Only applications submitted through our Career site will be accepted.
Application deadline: 31 August 2017.
Ref 4065BR
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Job Area Sales and Marketing
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