Strategic Sales Manager

Sales EMEA · Oslo, Nydalen
Department Sales EMEA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Unique opportunity to join a great sales team in one of Norway's leading technology companies.  


Zivid designs and sells advanced 3D cameras to the global robotics market providing "eyes" for industrial robots. With increased customer adoption, more sophisticated projects, and bigger clients, we need to grow our commercial team. The Strategic Sales Manager will play a crucial role in our continued growth in the European market.  


We are looking for a highly motivated, goal-oriented, resourceful, and customer-oriented key account manager to become part of the Zivid family and help us achieve great success with new and existing customers.  



Zivid commercial team believes in- and adheres to a value-based sales philosophy. We take pride in the strong market reputation of our products, and we care about our customers 


We believe firmly that the success of Zivid is linked to the success of our customers, and we also believe that being honest and clear on where and with whom we can make a difference, is key for long-term success. We build deep and long-lasting relationships with our key customers, with focus on adding value and continuously making positive business impact. 


We recognize and value individual contributions, but an important philosophy in Zivid is that a strong team working together will achieve more than the sum of all individuals. Team accomplishments are recognized in our day-to-day work, and they are also a core element in our execution framework and compensation models. 


Zivid commercial team is a highly diverse organization regarding ethnicity, family status, gender, nationality and many other parameters. This is a core value to the wider Zivid, and we continue to embrace diversity and inclusiveness through recruitment and our day-to-day work culture. 



As a Strategic Sales Manager in Zivid your key responsibility is to achieve growth ambitions and hit sales targets towards a set of assigned strategic clients. You will achieve this through building- and promoting strong and long-lasting customer relationships with typical job activities being: 

  • Manage and develop a set of assigned accounts (Tier 1 and Tier 2) within EMEA region. 
  • Building strong personal relations through meetings and digital communication. 
  • Ensure your assigned accounts meets a coordinated and client-first-focused Zivid by working closely with the engineers in the Customer Success Unit (CSU) and Operations (supply chain and delivery). 
  • Relay customer feedback and market intel to relevant functions in Zivid. 
  • Present results and forecasts for assigned accounts to management team.  
  • Actively contribute to the success of the EMEA- and Global Sales Team. 
  • Diligently use and take advantage of our CRM tool (HubSpot). 
  • Expected traveling (Europe): ~20%  



Someone that is comfortable- and thriving in the magic intersection between advanced technology, business acumen and human relationships in a global setting. Your background and personal qualities include several of: 

  • Successful track record as a sales-, key account- or project manager. Preferably you have held commercial roles working with advanced technologies towards international markets in the past. We believe 5 to 8 years of relevant experience would allow you to settle into the role quickly, but this is just a number. Strong candidates with shorter or longer experience are encouraged to apply. 
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in communication, economy/finance, engineering or marketing. Significant relevant experience can compensate for shorter or different educational background. 
  • Experience from robotics and/or machine vision is an advantage but not required. 
  • Personal interest in advanced technologies, passion for B2B sales and genuine care in your customers’ success are personal qualities that will help you succeed in the role. 
  • Strong ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and efficiently at all levels of a customer organization. 
  • Structure and attention to details are valuable qualities in dealing with large complex customers. 
  • Fluency in English is an absolute requirement with mastering of additional European language(s) as an added advantage. 



An opportunity to join a unique and exciting technology company as we enter the scale-up stage in the company life cycle. You get the chance to be on the frontline of technology adoption in the automation industry by promoting and selling a world-leading technology that is proven and recognized by customers world-wide. Other perks include: 


  • Inside sales- and marketing team that secures new customers to the strategic sales team. 
  • A significant role in an emerging young company with global impact. 
  • A large degree of autonomy and responsibility. 
  • A creative and collaborative environment. 
  • Motivated and highly skilled colleagues in an agile international team. 
  • An innovative environment where risk and reward is encouraged. 
  • The opportunity to influence the future of robotic 3D vision. 
  • A great deal of fun! 


Deadline: We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as we will review applications continuously. 

Location: Oslo (Nydalen), Norway. 

Start date:An early start date is desirable, but we will patiently wait for you if we are the perfect match for each other. 



Zivid has developed the world's most accurate real-time 3D camera for robotics and industrial applications. The camera provides robots and machines with 3D vision to make them smarter, more flexible, and intelligent. Among many applications, the Zivid product can be used to recognize randomly distributed parts for pick-and-place or do in-line quality control of 3D components in a production line. 


We have high ambitions and will continue to develop the best products and solutions for the machine vision industry. You will join a small and cross-functional team with a firm belief in teamwork and growing together. We have a lot of fun while we challenge ourselves every day to develop products that define the future of machine vision and robotics. If you have the right skills and are excited about working in a startup with high energy and passion, we would very much like to talk to you! 

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  • Location
    Oslo, Nydalen
  • Department
    Sales EMEA
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience