Global Key Account Manager

Global Key Account Manager

f/m/d | 100 %
Starting from: Upon agreement
Global Key Account Manager

Your Position

We are expanding our key account management team to further grow our business. Together with your colleagues you will support our global key accounts in the industrial division. You have the opportunity to be entrepreneurial and play an active role in your job. To be successful you need a passion for sales combined with knowledge of electrical engineering.

We need you

Your Tasks

  • Develop and maintain strong and lasting relationships with the appointed key accounts by implementing appropriate sales strategies that lead to high customer satisfaction and substantial growth

  • Plan, prioritize and manage global sales activities with key accounts

  • Acquisition of new business within the key accounts

  • Developing and implementing strategic plans to ensure Schaffner becomes a visible supplier within key accounts seed C-level connections

  • Coordinate projects with the local sales manager as well as with product management and R&D

  • Create key forecast, monitor market and industry

  • Review needs and orders with key accounts, discuss and solve specific problems to ensure key accounts are being served timely and properly

  • Complete regular reporting as required and maintaining client databases in CRM

  • Contribute to the continuous development of the Schaffner sales strategy by suggesting improvements, including product changes, marketing and pricing

Your Profile

  • Commercial or technical degree (Bachelor / Master) plus relevant experience in sales, customer relationship management or similar

  • Several years’ experience in B2B-Sales, preferably in an equivalent position with impacting business acumen

  • Knowledge of / affinity with electrotechnical products is a must

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

  • Strong analytical and data-driven mindset

  • Hands-on mentality suitable to an entrepreneurial environment

  • Committed and goal-oriented individual with an open-minded and positive mindset

  • Fluent in English and German, French is welcome

  • Willingness to travel

Our Offer

Professional Growth

We are ambitious. We are driven by delivering best-in-class solutions to meet the needs of our customers. Talented people work with passion, heart and soul to make this happen.

Diverse and International Working Environment

Headquartered in Switzerland with locations worldwide, we embrace our diversity, multi-culturalism, and the potential for inter-cultural exchange. Fresh perspectives and insights bring us closer and make us stronger. 


Our global reach yet convenient size makes it easy to meet and build strong professional and personal connections.

Our people, their unique personalities, perspectives, and insights create the face of Schaffner to the world. 

Responsible Contact

Nicole Hurni

Head of Corporate Human Resources

Your future colleagues look forward to meeting you!

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Region of Solothurn

Living and working near a small urban town.

The region has much to offer from hiking and biking on the local mountain, enjoying the finer things in life and partying in the old town to jogging along the river.

It is a brand-new day.
Start a new beginning with us.

Global Key Account Manager

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Global Key Account Manager

f/m/d | 100 %
Starting from: Upon agreement
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