Sales Manager DACH

Location DE-Essen
Requisition ID
Business Area
Business Assurance
Sales and Business Development
Position Type
Permanent Employee (Previously A)

Local Unit & Position Description

As part of the larger DNV GL Group, our 2,000 Business Assurance employees worldwide help our customers build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust. To our customers and the society at large, we are a trusted voice to tackle global transformations.


With our extensive local presence, consolidated global experience across industries and acknowledged technical competence, we are an ideal partner for companies in all sectors. We partner with our customers to help them create value while meeting the world's economic, social and environmental needs.


DNV GL Business Assurance is looking for an inspiring Sales Manager DACH, who is seeking opportunities to grow personally and professionally and would like to contribute to the growth and success of our ambitious and dynamic organization.


Main responsibilities:

Manage, lead and develop a team of 12 employees in the Sales (including Key Customers) and the Training department. Drive the sales on Management System Certification and Cross-Selling of services like training and consulting:


  • Develop sales in general and within the focus on industry sectors such as Food and Automotive
  • Identify market growth, diversification and brand building across all sectors
  • Provide input for the development and promotion of existing and new products and services
  • Enhance customer service and satisfaction
  • Develop initiatives to enhance customer service and satisfaction, in cooperation with Operations
  • Monitor and proactively improve effectiveness and efficiency of the sales processes and performance
  • Work with the Sales Experts in the preparation and presentation of offers to potential clients
  • Identify market opportunities and suitable business partners for cooperation, creating and maintaining effective and beneficial partnerships

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree
  • Extensive Sales and People Management experience within Service Industry (B2B), preferably Certification, Consulting and/or Accounting services
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Demonstrable evidence of leading, motivating and engaging a team and ensuring alignment to business goals and high delivery of team performance
  • Able to build relationships and communicate effectively and efficiently to internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrates high levels of energy in seeking out and achieving new goals
  • Seeks opportunities for improvements, is open to innovative ideas/experiences and can create new ideas, approaches or insights
  • Team player, sales drive, pro-active, customer focused, result orientated with a track record of success in sales and sales management
  • Works ethically and shows respect for both professional and company values


Our Offer

DNV GL offers you challenging and rewarding senior management position in an ambitious, dynamic and international environment:

  • Attractive total compensation package including participation in the Sales Incentive Scheme
  • Strong company culture with emphasis on competence development & learning opportunities
  • Great colleagues who value teamwork and support
  • 39 hours work week and 30 days annual vacation
  • Flexible working hours and focus on work/life balance
  • Special discounts on “”
  • Employer financed company pension

Please be informed you may be requested to provide DNV GL additional documents for a background check.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is one of the world’s leading certification bodies. We help businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment, and training services. Partnering with our customers, we build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust across all types of industries.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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