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Senior Key Account / Sales Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR120000 - EUR140000
Date added
22 November, 2021

Job Description

My client, an entrepreneurial chemicals business, based in Basel are looking to expand their sales team by hiring an experience Senior Key Account / Sales Manager


Senior Key Account / Sales Manager, Basel, Switzerland


Reporting to the Global Head of Sales and Marketing, you will be supporting the development of the global sales strategy with responsibility for both maintaining strong relationships with existing customers as well as new business development.



As Senior Key Account / Sales Manager your role will include:

  • Close collaboration with Demand Planning and Customer Service to optimize sales forecasting and therefore the production planning
  • Close collaboration with Global Head of Sales to establish sales plan for prices, volumes, payments
  • Ensures information flow  within the Sales team and other functions
  • Responsible for achieving sales objectives for customers in Key Account portfolio in accordance with sales plan
  • Define and implement action plans for customers in accordance with sales and profit targets as set
  • Monitor competitor activities.
  • observe trends, customer needs, new developments  and to review market segments regularly
  • Represent the company at trade fairs, customers events etc.


Requirements for the role:

  • 8 plus years of experience in key account management.
  • Experience within the chemicals sector and / or selling to the tobacco industry would be preferred but not essential. 
  • Experience in an international role.
  • BtoB sales experience.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Willingness to travel approx. 40% under normal circumstances.
  • Open minded and a strong team player


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Key Account / Sales Manager role please register your interest using the link below,  send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.