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Key Account Manager (m/f/d) HV Onshore DACH



You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious team in a state of the art manufacturing environment in Cologne.


In this position you will strengthen our sales team as Key Account Manager (m/f/d). You will be responsible for our existing Central European customers and identify new opportunities to expand our cooperation. Our customers are energy suppliers, municipal utilities as well as industrial customers. As an intermediary between our customers and the various teams at our company, you will work at our state-of-the-art production site in Cologne. In your role, you will learn first-hand about the developments and challenges in the field of high and extra-high voltage cable systems in a dynamic energy market.

For us as a leading provider of high-voltage cable solutions, "Connect a greener world" means creating the most environmentally friendly cable systems and thus further reducing the CO2 footprint of our high-voltage portfolio. Become part of a great team in this exciting market segment.

You will be responsible for the following aspects: 
Your agenda will include technical sales and marketing of high and extra-high voltage cable systems for the Central European customer base as well as the development and expansion of technical and commercial business relationships with defined focus customers and markets. You will actively shape the entire sales process and take over the management of contract award negotiations. In addition, you will be responsible for developing the basic figures for budget compilation in the team. Further key tasks are:  

  • Strategy development for further business expansion
  • Optimisation of the bidding and acquisition processes in the tender team
  • Close and active cooperation in the end-to-end process with internal stakeholders

To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:
You have a diploma, a completed Master's degree as an electrical engineer or Master of Business Administration and can already demonstrate several years of relevant professional experience as a Key Account Manager in a comparable industry (cable industry, energy industry). You are also confident in using MS Office (MS Teams, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel) and have experience in using a CRM system. Your profile is rounded off by sales experience in the project business as well as good technical and commercial understanding. Furthermore, you pursue a very goal-oriented, independent, structured and analytical way of working and are interested in complex challenges. You are also characterised by a strong customer orientation with a confident demeanour. Further important qualifications are:

  • Fluent written and spoken German and English, knowledge of French or Dutch is desirable
  • Strong communication skills and solution orientation
  • Readiness to travel at home and abroad approx. 30-60% (DACH)


More about us:

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,300 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com. 


Business Line HV Cable Solutions:

Our high voltage cables combine state-of-the-art cable design, outstanding product quality and installation engineering as well as project expertise. With clever solutions and applied knowledge from a multitude of high voltage situations and demands, we can provide cable solutions that precisely meet customer requirements.


Contact and application
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

Interested? Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page.

We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions.

Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact our Business Partner Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.


We welcome your application!


Posting Date:  18-Jul-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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