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Sales Executive Floor Coatings - Jotun MEIA Graduate Program

Jotun - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref. JB3003513

Job Description

Jotun is growing fast all over the MEIA region (Middle East, India and Africa), and to continue our ambition of further growth and development, we need talented young employees to drive us forward.
The Jotun MEIA graduate program is one important tool in meeting this challenge, as it offers the graduates a rich and fulfilling experience along with extensive training. Jotun MEIA region is looking for young talent for a one year graduate program that will be integrated into a full time permanent position. We will give this opportunity to highly qualified candidates that we believe can make a difference to the future development of Jotun.
The Jotun MEIA graduate program will take the graduates through a challenging and exciting journey in the organization. Selected candidates will also be given specific tasks and assignments for a maximum period of 3 months outside their home location within the MEIA region.
Loyalty, respect, care and boldness are our Jotun values, and the foundation for all our business. These values will be reflected in our graduate program.

Jotun Paints Saudi Arabia is celebrating 28 years in Saudi Arabia. Jotun Saudi has two production facilities in Jeddah and Yanbu and 5 sales offices and warehouses around the kingdom and plays a very important role in Jotun’s activities globally and within the Middle East. As a part of the Jotun MEIA graduate program, we are looking for a Sales Executive in the Decorative Projects Sales department reporting to the Area Sales Manager – Deco Projects Central Region.

■Attract new customers by conducting frequent visits to potential customers and following up on leads at mega, large and medium sized projects.
■Promote the Single Source Solution (SSS) concept and sell the Jotafloor products to projects within allocated geographical territories through regular visits and good customer relationships.
■Obtain market information and follow up on projects to ensure Jotafloor products are used and they complement the decorative project segment.
■Keep excellent customer relationship by conducting regular visits, responding to customer enquiries and complaints and answering technical service requirement regarding our Jotafloor products.
■Coordinate and arrange training programs to the professional applicators to execute the painting jobs and promote Jotafloor range in the decorative project segment.

We offer
■Individual tasks and responsibilities along with close mentoring and coaching from your managers.
■Substantial on-the-job learning in the organization.
■One assignment for a maximum period of 3 months in the MEIA region.
■Personal and professional growth and a possibility to have an exciting career within a global company.


Personal qualities
■Quickly understands and analyses complex issues and problems; comes up with sound and rational judgments.
■Communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively.
■Co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; supports others in the pursuit of team goals.
■Uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocates resources effectively.
■Produces fresh and imaginative ideas and solutions; breaks away from tradition; promotes change and novelty.
■Identifies and seizes commercial opportunities; has a strong positive impact on business growth and profitability.

■Saudi nationals only (Saudization program)
■Academic degree (Bachelor and /or Master’s degree)
■1-3 years of relevant experience in sales
■Personal skills such as initiative, independence, ability to build networks, excellent communication and analytical skills, as well as leadership potential.
■Good command of verbal and written English and Arabic languages.
■Active supporter of Jotun values.

Job Details

Job Location:
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Employer (Private Sector)
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Full time
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Preferred Candidate

Career Level:
Entry Level
Years of Experience:
Min: 1 Max: 3
Residence Location:
Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

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About This Company

Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 69 companies and 33 production facilities on all continents. Jotun products are available in more than 90 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. Jotun's total sales in 2014 was NOK 17,542 million, and has more than 9,600 employees. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.