International Key Account Manager NL

For Vandeputte Safety Experts we are looking for a suitable International Key Account Manager NL.

You will be working in an exciting, international environment where well-being and results go hand in hand. The Vandeputte Group is a dynamic company with a flat structure where they give you the space to develop yourself, take your career into your own hands and use your strengths.


Company profile:

In recent decades Vandeputte has grown into a trendsetter in industrial safety and welfare, first in Belgium and then in Europe.Today, more than 4,000 companies ensure their safety through Vandeputte.

The conviction that every person is entitled to optimal and comfortable protection in the workplace has been at the heart of our mission for many years.
As an expert in safety, Vandeputte strives for top performance in terms of safety and comfort, quality and environmental care.


Function profile:

As Key Account Manager NL, you are responsible for managing a portfolio of large international customers and for prospecting new, large customers with multiple sites in the BeNeFraLux.

You will sell safety solutions and thus achieve our ambitious growth targets.
You will work closely with colleagues from Sales, Inside Sales, Customer Service, Marketing and Logistics, and report to the Sales Manager International Accounts of Vandeputte Group.


Function requirements:

  • Your client portfolio includes a number of very large, corporate companies where you can do up- and cross-selling.
  • Bringing in new customers by prospecting is also part of your job description.
  • It is important to properly map out the needs and to use the acquired knowledge as a basis for your further development and to identify the needs and to think of creative solutions on the basis of your expertise.
  • Your discussion partners are prevention advisers, purchasers, production managers and other decision makers.
  • You will work together with an experienced Customer Service colleague and, by extension, the in-house sales team.
  • We expect you to meet and/or exceed your sales targets through regular reporting with the Sales Manager during face-to-face and customer review meetings.
  • An active participation in monthly sales meetings, an excellent relationship with your direct colleagues and other people in the organisation are self-evident.
  • You dare to challenge the status quo.
  • You have a Master's level of education and successful working experience of at least 10 years in a commercial B2B role of which several years as Key Account Manager.
  • Besides your commercial attitude, you also have the skill to analyse the needs and requirements of the customer.
  • You see the opportunities
  • Some knowledge of our extensive range of personal protective equipment (PPE) will certainly help you here.
  • All this with a collaborative attitude and excellent communication skills, both written and spoken and for giving presentations to a limited group.


Contact person:

For further questions related to this position, please contact HandS Talent.

Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of Hands Talent itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the Hands Talent HR department.

Hands Talent



With its 30 years of operational experience, HandS Talent aims to bring expertise to the recruitment process for people and companies active in PPE and safety. A real guide for both company and candidate to realise the right connection with increased chances of success for all involved.