Strategic Sales Manager Coatings, Adhesives & Buildings (f/m/d)

Germany, Hamburg
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Who we are

HSH Chemie is No. 1 Chemical Distributor in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 30 years of experience and 14 office locations in Central and Eastern Europe.  

Our Headquarter in Hamburg, Germany, is responsible for the strategic management and planning for our employees worldwide – our "HSH family" includes more than 300 employees. As a 100% family-owned company, it is very important to us to live values such as cohesion, loyalty, trust and reliability. 

We are always on the lookout for new talent as we continue to evolve.

Strategic Sales Manager Coatings, Adhesives & Buildings (f/m/d)

Your responsibilities

  • You are responsible for the strategic development of our business in Coatings, Adhesives & Buildings in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Therefore, you create a strategic business plan to identify, acquire and develop potential markets, clients as well as suppliers together with our local sales teams in CEE
  • You build and promote strong, long-term customer relationships through intensive collaboration and understanding of our customer’s needs
  • Furthermore, you ensure the achievement of our growth and sales targets by successfully managing and regularly meeting with our local sales teams
  • You collaborate closely with our local Sales Directors, our Group Management as well as our Group HR for business and team management as well as development
  • This includes the presentation of our sales, revenue and cost reports in Coatings, Adhesives & Buildings as well as realistic forecasts to our Group Management
  • Additionally, you monitor the market to identify emerging markets and market changes including the analysis of new products and competitive status

Your profile

  • Ideally, you successfully finished your university degree with a focus on economics, chemistry or another relevant field of studies
  • Throughout your career, you have gained extensive experience with chemical raw materials in the Coatings, Adhesives & Buildings segment, preferably from a technical or sales perspective
  • Experience in technical leadership of intercultural teams is desirable
  • You are characterized by a strong customer and solution orientation as well as a high degree of initiative, reliability and commitment
  • Furthermore, you convince us and our stakeholders with your self-confident and serious demeanor as well as your high degree of empathy and adaptability
  • Additionally, you are a strong communicator in written and verbal English (ideally also proficient skills in German) with exceptional negotiation abilities
  • You are willing to travel, including to our offices in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

Our Offer to you

For this position there are several benefits waiting for you.

Independent Work

Pleasing work atmosphere

Family-run company

Possibility of personal development

Centrally located workplace

& possibility for remote work

Drinks and snacks are provided

Your way to us

We want to work transparently with you throughout the application process. Therefore, we have put together the next steps until you are part of the HSH family.


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