New Job: Key Account Manager, Luxury Division

Title:  Key Account Manager, Luxury Division

Hiring Company: L’Oréal

Company Description:  L’Oréal has devoted itself to beauty for over 105 years. With its unique international portfolio of 32 diverse and complementary brands, the Group generated sales amounting to 25.3 billion euros in 2015 and employs 82,900 people worldwide. As the world’s leading beauty company, L’Oréal is present across all distribution networks: mass market, department stores, pharmacies and drugstores, hair salons, travel retail and branded retail. Research and innovation, and a dedicated research team of 3,870 people, are at the core of L’Oréal’s strategy, working to meet beauty aspirations all over the world and attract one billion new consumers in the years to come. L’Oréal’s sustainability commitment for 2020 “Sharing Beauty With All” sets out ambitious sustainable development objectives across the Group’s value chain.

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Location: Norway, Southern Region

Industry: Consumer Goods and Cosmetics

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 10/14/2016)


The world’s largest beauty company is looking to hire the best Key Account Manager within the FMCG industry in Norway to take care of our biggest client KICKS. If you are ready to take responsibility, secure growth for some of the biggest luxury brands in its industry and have great experience from a similar industry, we want to talk with you! We promise you an exciting and diverse adventure in an interesting and dynamic working environment within one of our 4 divisions – the luxury division (LPD) operating in the selective luxury market and based in Lysaker.

Why join us? Basically you want to be the one making the difference for our iconic brands such as Lancôme, YSL, Giorgio Armani, Urban Decay and many more.
The biggest part of the job is about developing and managing our brand portfolio in relation to our biggest client KICKS. Your colleagues will rely on you to direct negotiations on key launches with them. On the other hand, you will be the retailer’s voices internally. Internally, we do call that “managing complexity”. Together with your team, you will be looking at figures, making analysis and forecast of sales. In addition to that, you will be orchestrating and coaching other people in the company: conduct meetings with trade marketing teams and influence them for delivery, coordinate with supply chain marketing and education.

What’s in it for you? We offer our employees exciting and challenging jobs in a dynamic environment with an inspiring working climate and highly skilled colleagues.

Qualifications And Professional Knowledge

What are we looking for? If you are the right match for the position, you have experience as Key Account Manager within FMCG, where power brands are part of your every-day work. You have a master degree and understand the dynamics of the commercial work in a big international company. Furthermore, you:

  • Are a master in building, developing and retaining both internal and external relationships.
  • See a business opportunity in each situation; you are driven by winning and convincing, but not at any price.
  • Are self-confident and an excellent negotiator.
  • Are analytical and used to heavy data analysis and very experienced with Excel
  • Are creative, open for development and ready for changes
  • Always consider improving market position and analyze the competitive situation for the Luxury Division
  • Are a natural born negotiator and take great ownership for creating strategies for your brands to make them succeed at KICKS.
  • Are able to work with tight deadlines both externally and internally and are able to multitask, also in high pressure situations
  • Your chances to get hired are high if…You have a solid track record of sales and commercial experience as KAM or a similar position at a strategic level.
  • You have a Master’s degree within marketing, economics, business.
  • You speak and write fluently English and Norwegian.

How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.

New Job: Sales Consultant – Marine Division

Title:  Sales Consultant – Marine Division

Hiring Company: ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

Company Description: ASSA ABLOY Hospitality is a global leader in manufacturing, supplying, installing and servicing electronic door locking systems and safes for the hospitality industry: hotels, resorts, cruise ships and ferries. ASSA ABLOY Hospitality is represented in more than 166 countries on a global basis. As an industry leader, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality is committed to constant innovation within the industry.

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality belongs to the ASSA ABLOY Group of companies; the world leader in locks and secure entry systems, based in Stockholm, Sweden. ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, Marine Division is the world leader in access control systems for the cruise, ferry and offshore markets.

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Location: Ski, Akershus, Norway

Industry: Hospitality, Industrial Automation, and Security and Investigations

Job Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline:  None listed (Posted 9/2/2016)


The candidate will be responsible for the sales activities mainly in northern Europe. The main focus of the position is offshore vessels and passenger ferries, where we are introducing innovative solutions. The position provides good career opportunities for the future. The Sales Consultant will be responsible for sales and basic technical sales support to customers within Europe and will work closely with the technical, project and sales teams.

The position reports to our Sales Director, Marine Division in Ski.

Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Actively seek and follow up sales leads for all products/solutions offered by ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, Marine Division.
  • Initiate customer meetings, product presentations, price quotations and negotiations for prices and terms.
  • Participate at sales and technical meetings, exhibitions, training courses, etc., as instructed.
  • This position will require travel.


  • Passion and willingness to learn.
  • Bachelor degree in business or other relevant degree.
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in a Sales or similar positions.
  • Experience in the marine, hospitality or a related industry is a plus (but not a must).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral in English and Norwegian.
  • Another language is an advantage.
  • Good technical understanding.
  • Able to work independently but also as part of a team.

This is an exciting position in an industry-leading, global company. This position provides an opportunity to grow and influence and shape your own work and career objectives.

Women are encouraged to apply.
How to apply:  Apply via company job portal.