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International Key Account Manager

Analytical relationship builder in order to secure customer loyalty and steer Panasonic’s private label business - Ref. BE769896


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PANASONIC ENERGY EUROPE is an important division of the Japanese electronic manufacturing company Panasonic Corporation and is responsible for marketing, sales and distribution of consumer batteries for the whole of Europe. To further develop the commercial approach for the European Headquarters located in Asse-Zellik, we are currently looking for a (m/f)

International Key Account Manager

Job description

  • You are responsible for existing and new international customers in the retail sector for the private label business.
  • You identify relevant key decision makers with existing and new customers in order to continuously upgrade the customer base and work on long-term relationships. Together with the local Account Managers you function as a relation administrator and negotiator with purchasers in the FMCG sector. You are responsible for commercial appointments, price negotiations and are the client’s trusted in-between.
  • You develop sales with analysis of overall market evolution, competitor behaviour and specific business opportunities with added value.
  • You cooperate and coordinate with product development and production in function of recent market developments, competitive positions but especially the questions of the customer.
  • You are located in the European Headquarters in Brussels and travel frequently (30%) over Europe.
  • You report directly to the International Sales Manager Private Label.


  • After having obtained a Master’s Degree, you have a proven track record in international key account management and private label business, preferably in an FMCG and international environment.
  • You are customer-oriented and have excellent negotiation skills and persuasiveness to coordinate international customer projects.
  • You combine strong, proactive sales skills with a very good sense of organization, based on an autonomous, hands-on work approach and a clear intellectual honesty.
  • You have a multicultural and open personality, achieving results through excellent interpersonal skills and a natural commercial flair.
  • You are a hands-on team player who is able to manage stress and to deal with negotiations on a high level.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of German and English; knowledge of other European languages will be highly valued.


  • A unique chance to join the international sales department of a prestigious multinational.
  • A challenging European position with responsibility in a young and dynamic environment with a positive atmosphere, open communication and where sense of initiative is highly appreciated.
  • The opportunity to further develop in your fields of expertise, with a competitive salary and fringe benefits.
Please send your application to Hudson, att. Elisa Pauwels, Moutstraat 56 9000 Ghent,
tel. + 32 9 242 54 73, email, Do not forget to mention reference BE769896.
Replies will be dealt with swiftly and in strictest confidence.

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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • At least 5 years experience
  • English, German


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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