Jebsen & Jessen Life Science GmbH

Sales Manager (m/f/d) Nordics

  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Remote

The trading company Jebsen & Jessen has been active in import and export worldwide for over 100 years. Today, our expertise lies in chemicals, textiles, Australian garnet, steel, transportation / e-mobility and export financing. As part of a global group of companies, we operate independently from Hamburg through our German-based companies, with direct business connections to customers and suppliers in more than 80 countries.

For our subsidiary Life Science GmbH we are currently looking for a Sales Manager (m/f/d) for the earliste possible start date.

Your Tasks

  • national and Europe-wide trading of the customer-specific product range in the field of additives for food or home & personal care
  • intensive establishment and expansion of long-term customer relationships in the Scandinavian regions (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway)
  • establishment/expansion of international supplier relationships with corresponding purchasing responsibility
  • market analyzes and competition observations with the resulting strategic planning
  • development of marketing strategies and product variations in cooperation with customers and manufacturers
  • budget/sales planning pricing

Your Profile

  • high sales affinity and communication skills, sustainability and customer orientation
  • existing customer base desirable
  • team player mentality, social skills, high flexibility and self-motivation
  • successfully completed training as a foreign trade clerk, possibly further qualification as a foreign trade specialist / and/or study e.g. MBA or Food Technology
  • structured, efficient and independent way of working and acting
  • confidence in dealing with the MS Office package and merchandise management systems; Knowledge of SAP would be a plus
  • 5 years of professional experience - Several years of experience as a trader,
  • preferably in the field of food additives
  • business fluent German or English language skills

We Offer

  Employer subsidy for public transportation

For environmentally friendly way to work, we subsidize the public transportation ticket with 40 €.

  Corporate Benefits

Via this portal you get discounts for various products.

  Ergonomic workplaces

To support your health preventively, all workplaces are equipped with ergonomic office chairs and height-adjustable desks.

  Company fitness

With a monthly contribution of 21 €, we offer a Wellpass membership that gives our employees access to well-known and popular sports facilities and gyms


You put together the bike of your choice and we lease it via deferred compensation. This way you can keep fit on your way to work or in your free time.

  Home Office

To support a good work-life balance, we offer the possibility to work 2 days/week from home.

  Vacation bonus/13th salary

Our employees receive a 13th salary and an additional vacation bonus of 650 €.

  Capital formation benefits

Whether building savings contract, fund or company pension plan. Our employees receive an employer allowance of 27 €.

  Training measures

Your individual development is important to us. That's why we offer training for professional and personal development, from language courses to communication workshops.


Katja Pallasch
HR Business Partner


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