Account Manager Road Reinforcement

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Date: May 29, 2024

Location: Zwevegem, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Be part of something bigger!

 

As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!

 

Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential

  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible

  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel

  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people

  • Diversity – Together, we create change

 

Come and join our asphalt reinforcement business.

We work together with partners, to build better infrastructure together.

With our steel-based solutions for structural (Mesh Track®) and non-structural road renovation (Fortifix®) we drive the move towards more durable, stable, long-lasting roads.

 

About the role

As the Account Manager for Road Reinforcement Products in Belgium, The Netherlands and France, you'll be the main contact for road construction partners, offer support in promotions and sales, and strive to achieve sales targets for market growth.

Job description: 

  • You will develop and execute sales strategies, including market analysis and competitor evaluation, while collaborating with the European sales team.

  • You will be the primary contact for existing customers/partners, conducting price negotiations, product quality, and providing technical and project support.

  • You will provide support and advice to customers, including assisting with pilot projects, making technical-economic proposals, and coaching partners.

  • You will identify and approach potential new clients through various channels, such as internet searches and professional meetings, and prepare quotes for upcoming projects.

  • You will support marketing efforts by assisting in the creation of marketing materials, organizing promotional campaigns and information sessions, and attending industry fairs and events to network and gain market insights.

 

About you:

Essential skills & competencies:

 

  • You excel in communication with stakeholders, both internal and external.

  • Fluency in Dutch, English, and French is a must.

  • You possess proficiency in sales and negotiation, and you apply a value selling approach to your sales strategies.

  • You drive an ambitious sales plan and securing growth in the regions with a founder’s mentality and drive the business.

  • You support our road reinforcement partners in the field of promotions, sales and marketing.

  • You possess deep insights into technology, products, applications, systems, and tools.

  • You are eager to learn about technology, products, applications, systems, and tools.

  • You will be responsible for maintaining our CRM system.

  • You are willing to travel.

What is in it for you? 

  • A competitive salary with benefits.

  • Hybrid work schedule.

  • 20 vacation days +17 ADV days.

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.

  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.

  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international).

  • Cool colleagues all over the world

 

Will you dare to take the next step?

 

Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers


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