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Commercial Project Manager

Where people, brands and folding carton meet, that is where the magic happens at Van Genechten Packaging (VGP), every single time. For over 180 years now VGP has believed in the unique impact of packaging for brands and products, for people and the planet, and made it work. Today, it remains the last truly independent European packaging specialist with HQ in Turnhout, Belgium, 12 folding carton sites, 1 extrusion site and 1 rigid boxes design & production center in 7 countries. VGP generates an annual turnover of about 350 million euros, employs more than 1,600 employees and continues to grow.

For our Headquarters, based in Turnhout (Belgium), we are looking for a

Commercial Project Manager  

Your responsibilities

Under supervision of the Key Account Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing sales projects to develop and implement profitable new business opportunities exceeding territory objectives and supporting sales targets.
  • Extending and improving margins within our existing portfolio.
  • Keeping the overview on current & future projects within the Key Account Team.
  • Using and extending the internal and external network to ensure an optimal cooperation with all stakeholders involved. Drive a customer-oriented way of working.

Your profile

  • You have a Bachelor/Master’s degree in Graphics or Sales or equivalent through experience in a B2B packaging environment.  
  • You have a result- and customer-driven mindset.
  • English is mandatory, other local languages are an asset.
  • You are computer literate – skilled in data analysis and CRM.
  • You are able to lead projects and interact with cross functional teams.
  • You have a positive attitude when facing adversity and demonstrate a hands-on style.
  • You practice effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • You have strong project skills and well-developed analytical skills.
  • A background in packaging is required, preferably in fiber-based packaging.

Our offer

  • An exciting job in a highly competitive industry segment with clear target orientation.
  • Intensive training on the job, while being surrounded by experienced colleagues.
  • Good career opportunities in an expanding international group.
  • Competitive remuneration & fringe benefits.
  • A strong privately-owned company.


Then please send your application to An Kerkstoel:

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