23/11/2022 15:21:15 1000 Brussel

Business & Market Growth Manager Flanders - The Netherlands

  • Knauf Energy
  • 1000 Brussel
  • Legal and Professional Services
  • Onbepaalde duur
  • Vast contract
  • Voltijds
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Knauf Energy is part of the Knauf Group and is the building performance solution for asset owners. They support the delivery of high-quality energy efficiency outcomes for new build and retrofit, as well as providing smart home services. Your mission is to support the company to grow the existing social housing smart retrofit business, as well as the development and rolling out of new business models that can drive the low carbon transition of buildings and the energy system.

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Relations builder, commercially savvy and entrepreneurial

  • You are responsible to generate profitable growth whilst strengthening the market position of the company in Belgium (Flanders) and the Netherlands.
  • You build the necessary knowledge and strategic relations to deeply understand the customer needs, market – and policy drivers, with a key focus on the social housing retrofit market.
  • Based on those insights you pro-actively spot opportunities and build (new) value propositions in co-creation with our customers and key-partners.
  • Following relevant (public) tenders successfully and leading the bid in close collaboration with the tender manager, operations and finance teams are also part of your responsibility.
  • You oversee opportunities for grants in the climate change / energy savings space and manage these projects strategically from proposal over delivery and commercialization.
  • As a driving force in the sales management team, you manage the sales plan & funnel for the Flanders and Netherlands market, co-develop the overall sales and marketing strategy and help/ support to develop new customer segments and markets. In addition you identify and manage areas of improvement in sales & marketing processes.
  • As a thought leader in your domain, you are present at conferences and animate presentations as well as workshops, etc.
  • You report to the CCO and collaborate closely with the operations, finance and PA teams.


  • You are interested in and openminded towards technical and technological advances in the construction, energy and climate change sectors.
  • You hold a master degree e.g. in engineering, commercial, etc. with a minimum of 5 years of experience in developing new business, testing these and implementing them, preferably within the retrofit / energy savings/ smart home businesses related environment.
  • Building sustainable relations and strategic partnerships are part of your DNA. You are indeed a true star in having in-depth customer conversations about economical drivers, technical requirements and technology enabling you to be a trusted partner.
  • Besides your customer orientation, you also have a strong business and commercial instinct. You have the drive to pro-actively spot opportunities, turn it into new business and strengthen a market position.
  • You combine a strategic vision with analytical skills and a “down-to-earth” operational approach.
  • You are capable and willing to work for a lean and mean organization with high growth ambitions: in other words you are hands-on, entrepreneurial and driven.
  • You are a high-energy and stress-resistant team player.
  • You have a good understanding of (public) procurement processes.
  • You possess excellent project management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • You are Fluent in Dutch and English (French will be highly appreciated, German is an asset).


  • Making the difference, being part of the green recovery/ industrial revolution and fighting climate change.
  • Co-shaping the growth of a young and highly innovative company.
  • Learning, growing, having fun and truly leveraging your entrepreneurial talents, on a daily basis.
  • Working for a company with headquarters in Brussels that offers the needed flexibility (homework, etc).


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Caroline Hêne

+32 498 17 66 97

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