Zumtobel Group · Publicerad 20 sept

We are under expansion and now looking for a new colleague to join our dynamic Controls & Systems Team. In this role, you will work closely with closely with both the Northern European Controls & Systems team and the local Norwegian lighting brands salesforce by supporting and providing our customers with the Controls and Systems perspective.the Norwegian salesforce to support and complement our clients within armature with the Control and Systems perspective.

The person we are looking for is a highly motivated and sales oriented individual, passionate about helping both technical and non-technical customers with your expertise. If you are eager to take the lead and develop the true potential of Controls and System on the Norwegian market, you could be our new colleague!

What we are all about

Lighting is more than illumination, it is a way of living, a way of thinking. It is in our everyday eco-system. To control the light is to control the human wellbeing as well as to control the energy consumption and carbon footprint, to minimize costs and optimize space, to create a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere regardless if you are at home, at your office or out shopping. Controls allow you to experience the perfect light for any everyday tasks.

IoT (Internet of Things) is more than just a buzzword, it is here, it is around us and lighting provides the perfect infrastructure to enable remarkable solutions.

We don’t sell products, we sell solutions that fulfill our customer’s everyday needs.


You will be based in Oslo and report directly to the Sales Director Controls & Systems Northern Europe.

Job description

You will be part of the Controls & Systems team and virtually share expertise and best practice with your colleagues in Sweden, Denmark and UK. Additionally, you work closely with the Norwegian salesforce.

You will be facing a wide variety of customer groups across the entire range of people involved in exciting projects. Architects, end users, consultants, lighting designers and installers - you will have the opportunity to meet them all during various projects ahead of you. Controls are everywhere in one way or another whether it is an airport, school, office, hotel, museum or a football stadium.

Within the role as System Specialist, you will:
  • Work closely with Product Managers and the Controls & Systems Team to ensure the latest developments are applied to the market
  • Promote the Controls & Systems portfolio to our sales force in order to identify and secure business within the business area
  • Perform regular customer visits; primarily with Key Account Managers from the lightning brands, to add value to our lightning solutions
  • Perform customer presentations and train both customers and colleagues in Controls and Systems
  • Promote and participate at customer events, trade fairs and educational trips to our factories and showrooms
  • Manage projects through the design, quote and implementation
  • Keep overall commercial view of the project to maximize customer satisfaction
  • Perform and keep track of your KPIs


In order to be successful in this role, we are looking for you who have:
  • Fluent skills in both Norwegian and English (additional Scandinavian languages are advantageous)
  • Work experience preferably as system designer or specialist, technical engineer, service technician or commission engineer system
  • Experience within lightning- and/or building controls
  • Lightning and electrical knowledge
  • Experience of good relationship building, account management and networking skills
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills
  • Experience of carrying out lightning designs and design briefs
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Dialux/Relux and AutoCAD
  • Understanding of DALI/DSI/BACnet/OPC/Ethernet networks/Building Energy Management Systems
  • A developed commercial awareness
Possibly you have a technical background from work or education, have identified that you are highly motivated by customer relations and thereby eager to make the next move in your career with us.

We believe you are

We are looking for someone who is truly interested in technology and curious about the development of future technology. You have a positive attitude and mindset, the mental approach of “nothing is impossible - the solution has just not been discovered yet” and perhaps you will be the one to discover it.

Within this role, you will handle multiple types of people both within our organization and our customers, hence your interpersonal skills are essential. You understand the importance of being clear and adapting your communication when making specialist information understandable to both technical and non-technical customers.

You will work closely with the Norwegian salesforce, but your team and manager will be located around Northern Europe. In order to handle this structure, we believe you are someone who are independent enough to work alone without losing focus, and brave enough to ask for assistance from your team when you need it. We believe in a good balance between work and leisure.


Please apply with your CV and cover letter in English, by pressing “Sök tjänst”. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible though no later than October 17th.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Alexander Santmarie (Sales Director Controls & Systems Northern Europe) alexander.santmarie@zumtobelgroup.com.

For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Jonna Warnerbring, Roi Rekrytering, at jonna.warnerbring@roirekrytering.se.

About us

Zumtobel Group is one of the most well-known and well respected leading global players in the lighting industry with more than 80 years of experience of developing and designing lighting solutions. Constant product innovations and technologies keep us at the forefront of the lighting industry.

In the Zumtobel Group you will find approx. 7000 colleagues worldwide, 18 manufacturing sites split over 4 continents, sales offices and agents in more than 70 countries around the world. We support our customers with professional lighting solutions for both indoor as well as outdoor applications together with high tech controls possibilities stretching from single room solutions to smart cities.

Zumtobel Group consists of several brands, Zumtobel, Thorn, ACDC, Tridonic and Reiss.

This multi brand strategy consists of well-known international brands that allow us to provide the right light for most applications and customer needs.

As a member of the Zumtobel Group you are always encouraged to strive for personal development and increased knowledge. Passion, Performance and Partnership are our leading values.
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