Join our global marketing team to develop our portfolio and grow our industrial tank coatings business!

Global Category Manager - Chemical and Mechanical Resistance
Bli kjent med JOTUN

The main purpose of this position is to capitalise on the key drivers of relevant customer groupings within the scope of Chemical and Mechanical Resistance (tank coatings and cargo hold solutions) and develop a profitable portfolio for Jotun and our customers.

Join us and be part of Jotun Performance Coatings' forward-looking and experienced marketing team. Location of the position can be discussed although it would be great to have you here at our international Headquarter in Sandefjord, Norway or our regional office for the Middle East in Dubai. Alternative locations could be one of our regional offices in Asia.


Consolidate and monitor global trends in the tank industry to ensure these are included in brand strategies and long-term innovation plans.

Develop brand strategies, road maps and long-term innovation plans for the assigned brands. This will be done by

ensuring that a relevant, competitive, and profitable portfolio is maintained for the target customer groups contributing to the overall growth target of Jotun Performance Coatings

Be a Project Manager for selected key projects given high priority with a global scope, by managing cross-functional project teams, developing business cases, coordinating deliverables from relevant stakeholders and introducing new products in combination with sales tools for use in the global market.

Maintain products in service and monitor usage, feedback, positioning, and profitability to ensure expected return on investment, quality standards and brands recognition.

Facilitate and chair communication between the Regional Category Managers to ensure that Jotun benefits from good initiatives ongoing in all regions through common focus and alignment.

What we look for and what we offer:


In order for you to be successful and enjoy this position, we believe you have technical or commercial experience related to the tank coating business from shipping or energy industries. Project Management ability is desired. Our work language is English, and we are currently 88 different nationalities working together. You thrive in a diverse work culture, enjoy visiting different countries and are prepared for ~50-60 travelling days per year.


Personal qualities

Initiative & Responsibility: acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results.

Influence: makes an impact; convinces and persuades others; promotes plans and ideas successfully.

Networking: builds a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilizes it to achieve objectives.

Systematic approach: uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities.

and allocates resources effectively.

Effective communication: communicates in a clear, precise, and structured way; speaks with authority and

conviction; presents effectively.

Constructive teamwork: co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience, and information.


We offer

A friendly and supportive culture! Jotun is a large and dynamic global community present in over 100 countries. At Jotun we are part of a caring global family, and we are proud of our informal work environment with few hierarchies. We are always striving to live our values: Loyalty, Care, Respect, and Boldness. 


There are extensive opportunities for professional and personal development in Jotun, both through on-the-job training and Jotun Academy. At Jotun we want to develop long-term relationships with our employees, and we focus on nurturing people in building their career with us. Our pension and insurance schemes are highly competitive, as are our other benefits such as in-house gym, cafeteria, and discounts on our products.  


A professional and supportive work environment with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation is important to us. Our story is one of innovating and reinventing processes and concepts with the purpose of creating better and more sustainable products that will have a positive impact in the world. 


We offer exciting challenges in a growing company with excellent financial results. We are growing steadily and the financial strength this gives us allows us to invest in research and development to create new innovative products and to invest in people and in the support of local communities.  

Om arbeidsgiveren


For almost a century, Jotun has protected property – from iconic buildings to beautiful homes. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paints and coatings, we combine high quality with creativity and innovation.

Jotun’s global headquarter is located in Sandefjord, Norway. In Sandefjord, Jotun Norway has 1000 employees working in state-of-the-art facilities covering services from local factory operations at Vindal, to global product development in our new research facilities at Gimle. The R&D centre in Sandefjord is one of the largest privately owned R&D centres in Northern Europe. Sandefjord is the centre for both the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region and our local Norwegian operations.

We provide a wide range of career opportunities, within areas such as finance and administration, IT, sales and marketing, supply chain, engineering, technical, and research and development.

Jotun is committed to an ambitious growth strategy. We believe that real value in our companies is our employees, both as individuals and as teams. We focus on providing our employees with meaningful and challenging work, rewarding them through continued learning and development, driven by our values Loyalty, Care, Respect and Boldness.

Hystadveien 167, 3209 Sandefjord
Industri og produksjon,
Markedsføring og annonsering
PR og informasjon,


Industrial coatings, Product Manager, Project Manager, Tank, Marketing

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Hege Karset Bjørgum
Global Category Director Speciality
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Tone Hovde
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Sist endret 17. mai 2024 09:44

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