Sales Manager Nordic, Education



ASSA ABLOY Global solutionsprovide complete access control solutions, electronic locks, cloud access control and mobile keys, to multiple market segments - hotels, cruise ships, higher education, senior care, multifamily residential buildings and more. With products installed in properties around the world, we secure millions of doors and offer people convenience and peace of mind. We work closely with our customers to design and install solutions that meet their specific needs as well as provide ongoing service and support. We are a global organization andoffer our customers support in more than 166 countries worldwide.

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ASSA ABLOY Global Solutionsis a part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, a publicly listed company with nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 countries and annual sales of SEK 88 billion.


Education Solutionsis an organization within ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions that designs and delivers solutions for education organizations such as student housing providers. We are passionate about improving students' safety, security and convenience. Our goal is to reimagine how students move through their world and design new services deploying the latest technologies. Learn more about what we do at




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Sales Manager Nordic, Education

As Sales Manager Nordic for Education your goal is to build our presence and increase sales in the market segment in the Nordic region - Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland; lead our salespeople and collaborate with the relevant support functions within ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions to deliver profitable growth.

We are looking for a senior person with lots of passion for sales, customer relations, making your people succeed and reach our goals.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop strong relationship with our key accounts in the Nordic region
  • Identify and close new sales opportunities
  • Drive profitable growth in the education market segment in the Nordic countries
  • Voice of the customer: contribute to the development of the product and service offering to meet customers' needs
  • Develop the Education;  sales and delivery team in the Nordic.
  • Assume P&L responsibility for the Education Business Unit


It is a matrix setup where Sales Manager Nordic for Education reports both to the GM for ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Nordic and to the Global Director for Education. The role is a member of the global management team for Education Solutions.


Our office is in Ski, Norway, and your presence there is important. The position will require extensive travelling within the Nordic countries as well as some international travel.



  • Bachelor degree in business or related field is required
  • Proven record of success in sales and sales management with adequate leadership experience for a minimum of (5) years
  • Relevant experience in electronic lock industry, software solutions or similar industries such as the B2B supplier of systems, products or services, preferably to the Education industry
  • Significant hands-on business experience in at least one Nordic country. Experience working for multinational company considered an advantage
  • Previous P&L responsibility is considered an advantage
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Nordic region, with some travel required internationally
  • Strong commercial and strategic understanding
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Advanced CRM user, ERP exposure a plus

Fluent in Norwegian and English.


  • Self-driven, results-oriented entrepreneurial manager with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high sales growth and increased profits in the short and long term
  • Ability to work both within a defined structure as well as independently
  • Ability to operate in an environment of teamwork, common goals, and transparency
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, whether one-on-one, in public settings, or via written media. 
  • Demonstrable leadership, motivation and influencing skills
  • A passion to deliver great customer experience.





Please apply before August 16, 2021. Should you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Nils Morten Ringheim, +47 900 49302 or David Elofsson, +46702928980


We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces - physical and virtual - safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results - not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions - supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it's important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.


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