Commercial Graduate trainee SES (Antwerp-Rotterdam region)

  • Herentals, BELGIUM
  • Sales

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Job Description Commercial Graduate Trainee SES (Antwerp-Rotterdam Axis). 

Who are we looking for? 

Our EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Graduate Program is designed for recent graduates who are looking for a challenging yet rewarding experience and want to take a leap into a global organization following completion of their university studies. 

We are looking for motivated individuals who are willing to think outside the box, share new ideas and take on new challenges. Successful candidates will join us between August and October. The first training session will take place during October. 

Further information is available below on the essential and desirable characteristics, skills and qualifications we are looking for in relation to this specific position. 

What do we offer?
• Structured training and development opportunities.
• Networking and mentorship. • Real and meaningful employment. • Opportunity for career advancement within the Veolia group of companies.

• Attractive remuneration package including (but not limited to) a company car, net allowance, mobile phone with subscription, ..

What will you be doing? 

At VEOLIA Water Technologies & Solutions we offer our graduates a challenging 12-month program focused on developing their essential and technical skills through a combination of in person, virtual and on the job training. Each graduate in our program takes on a focused role to develop their expertise in a specific area and make a difference for the local business team.

We have carefully identified these roles from across our business to fulfill succession planning needs or help us to deliver business growth. This means that we only offer opportunities which provide meaningful work to you and add value to what we can offer for our internal or external customers.

Learn more about the Graduate Program here:  

Further details on the key responsibilities for this role can be found below. 

Key Objectives: 

After the cross-European training program the key objective is to become an Account Manager to retain and grow our business in the water treatment industry in your area. 


Upon graduation of the program, this talent should be able to take an Account Manager role in the process & water treatment industry to retain existing and new recurring business at key accounts and prospects to realize sustainable long-term profitable growth. The post-holder will develop strong relationships at our major accounts in the assigned geographic area. The following activities are a guideline, others can be part of the job scope: 

Comply with integrity and safety as required by VEOLIA policies 

Own and drive the development of strategic relationships at key accounts at all levels in the water treatment industry. 

The ultimate goal is to achieve business targets and objectives by obtaining customer retention, by delivering value to our high valued customers. This requires a technical domain expertise combined with good commercial acumen and tactics. 

Through your strong and proven relationship skills you understand the customer needs and deliver our solutions which generate value with the support of our service, customer care, technology, commercial operations, supply chain and other support teams. 

You will provide accurate updates to our business and drive our overall delivery commitment to our customers. 

Carry out the technical services and provide the necessary verbal and written recommendations to ensure trouble-free plant operations for the defined customers. • Your success will be measured on delivering customer retention, customer satisfaction surveys and your support to the commercial team in developing a target pipeline by bringing highly valued solutions using the entire VEOLIA Water Technologies & Solutions offering. 

Actively participate in service/ sales team meetings and training sessions • Report all work-related accidents, diseases, dangerous occurrences, near misses, incidents and damage to property.


Minimum requirements 

A B.Sc. or higher degree in Engineering or Applied Science with a Chemical background.

Fluency in Dutch and English, both verbal and written 

High competence with windows office software (especially MS Excel) 

Possession of driving license is required 

Useful Skills or Abilities 

Showing a high interest in commercial or key account management 

Excellent presentation and accurate reporting skills 

Strong flexibility and problem-solving skills 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

Industry knowledge would be an advantage 

Open and available to frequent traveling during the trainee program 

Additional Information

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

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