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Advanced Power Solutions
Advanced Power Solutions

International Key Account Manager

Analytical relationship builder in order to secure customer loyalty in retail and OEM
Published on 17 days ago

International Key Account Manager

APS NV Advanced Power Solutions is one of the leading suppliers of consumer batteries in the European market, with a revenue of € 213 million in 2P2P. Their key products include alkaline, zinc carbon batteries as well as Ni-MH batteries and specialty batteries. The company has two manufacturing facilities, one located in Belgium (Tessenderlo) and the other in Poland (Gniezno) which have a combined production volume of more than 1,800 million units in 2020. With a pan-European network, they sell the products in over 50 countries across Europe. In Asse-Zellik, Advanced Power Solutions is responsible for marketing, sales and distribution. We are currently looking for a driven and talented colleague (m/f):

International Key Account Manager
Analytical relationship builder in order to secure customer loyalty in retail and OEM

Job description

  • You are responsible for existing and new international customers in the retail and OEM sector for the brand and 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 spend part of your time on business development in order to focus on new opportunities.
  • You cooperate and coordinate with product development and production according to recent market developments, competitive positions but especially the questions of the customer.
  • You are located in the European Headquarters in Asse-Zellik and travel from time to time (max 10%).
  • You report directly to the International Sales Manager Private Label.


  • You have a Master’s Degree and a proven track record in international key account management, preferably in an FMCG and international environment. Experience with private label is a strong asset.
  • You are customer-oriented and have excellent negotiation skills and the persuasiveness to coordinate international customer projects.
  • You combine strong, proactive sales skills with a very good sense of organisation, 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 English. Knowledge of other European languages are highly valued.


  • A unique chance to be part of a growing international company.
  • A challenging position in a young and dynamic environment with a positive atmosphere and open communication, where taking initiative is highly appreciated.
  • The opportunity to further develop within the organisation and further specialise in your field of expertise.
  • A competitive salary with fringe benefits and flexible working hours.


Please contact Mrs. Annelies Vanderbauwhede at +32 9 243 89 52.

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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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    • 19 December

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