Account Manager New Business | Area Gent/Kortrijk

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Entry Date
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Contract type
Temporary contract
Work type
Full time
Contact Information
+31 174 21 22 23
Van der Valk Solar Systems BV
Westernesse, 18
2635BG Den Hoorn, Netherlands

Job description

Van der Valk Solar Systems Belgium is expanding and is looking for a fulltime account manager. Do you want to work for a family owned, innovative and technical company? A fast-growing international company that contributes to the global energy transition? Then we would like to meet you!

Working in a dedicated Dutch based team and alongside the Dutch head office, the candidate will be responsible for growth in existing and entering new parts of the PV market. Keeping the service level as high as possible and improve where necessary by listening to our valued customer base.


  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities for solar mounting structures in Belgium.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with key clients, including solar installers, EPC companies, and distributors.
  • Stay informed about market trends, competitor activities, and industry developments to identify growth opportunities.
  • Manage key accounts by making offers, technical calculations and helping them in the logistical process.
  • Increase sales throughout our distributors by showing installers the advantages of our mounting systems.
  • Delivering profitable growth, through the conversion of offers into orders.
  • Finding new distributors and EPC companies in Belgium.
  • Scheduling appointments and visiting new and existing customers for commercial and technical purposes.
  • Coordinating and attending trade shows and training events.
  • Working closely with the Country Manager Benelux / France and colleagues from the Dutch head office.
  • Propose improvements for internal and external processes and software tools.
  • Be aware of market trends/changes and look for opportunities.
  • Keeping up to date on new products, services, procedures and tools by self-learning and attending training and company meetings.

What do we look for?

We look for an ambitious colleague with a minimum of 2 years’ role in a commercial Business to Business environment. Experience in the building or electrical sector, preferably in the solar PV sector. A commercial orientated person with a good level of technical knowledge.

Personal requirements

  • Bachelor degree
  • Effective communications skills
  • Strong sense of customer satisfaction
  • Technical skills
  • Team player
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • IT knowledge (MS Office)
  • Driving license
  • Willing to travel throughout Belgium on a regular basis
  • Languages: Dutch (fluently) and French (fluently) spoken and written. English (very good).


Preferable the candidate lives in the area of North France. But if you think you are the perfect match and living elsewhere, please apply anyway.

What do we offer?

We offer an excellent package of primary and secondary terms of employment with interesting education and development options. You will be part of an enthusiastic team with a lot of humour and drive. Room for own initiatives and responsibilities with the backup of a helpful team.

How to apply?

If you are interested in learning more, please send your CV and motivation in English to

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