Sales Manager - TUG

Do you want to Shape the maritime future by convincing Designers, Shipyards and ship owners to build the most energy efficient vessels of tomorrow?

In KONGSBERG we believe part of the Green Shift is done when our world leading customers are choosing Kongsbergs unique capabilities in Energy Solutions, Hybrid and Energy storage. Integrating complete equipment packages and solutions from KONGSBERG to be as energy efficient as possible and minimize environmental footprint. 

We are now looking for someone with technical understanding of complex Energy systems in maritime industry and the motivation and capability to convince stakeholders about the optimal way forward in Marine operations.

In this role you will be part of a highly professional team working with leading customers world wide focusing on TUG vessels. In this segment our customers utilize some of the most advanced technology in some of the toughest marine conditions in the world. Extreme performance for extreme conditions.

You will be part of the Global Sales and Marketing Division who is a global function within Kongsberg Maritime, responsible for presenting the companys total scope of products and solutions towards customers and marketplace.   

Key accountabilities

  • Prepare, present and promote customer specific solutions to shipowners, yards & designers
  • Create and maintain customer relations
  • Preparation of quotations and manage contract negotiations
  • Coordinate customer activities with sales resources within KONGSBERG
  • Responsible for the technical scope, cost estimation and risk assessment of a tender
  • Technical and strategic support to other sales managers
  • Participation in industry conferences and events

The environment you'll be working in is built on collaboration, and you'll work closely with other sales teams, both in segments and regions. We cannot succeed without utilizing our global, diverse, and competent team.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical systems
  • Knowledge and overview of electrical products for the maritime industry
  • Sales experience from maritime industry or other relevant products & solutions is an advantage
  • Experience in delivering, commissioning and start-up of systems at shipyards is an advantage
  • Other relevant experience in the Maritime industries is an advantage
  • Fluent in English, verbally and in writing

Don't have all the knowledge in place? That's understandable, and we'll ensure you receive proper training, guidance, and mentoring in the initial period.
Do you have broad experience and knowledge within the various fields? Fantastic! You'll be able to contribute by sharing expertise within the team.

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accepts responsibility for the results.
  • make an impact, convince and persuade others and promote plans and ideas successfully.
  • build a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilizes it to achieve set goals.
  • adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination.
  • communicate in a clear, precise and structured way.
  • collaborative in your mindset and share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.
  • What we can offer you
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • To take part in the green shift for the ocean space
  • We offer flexible working hours and the option to work remote or from home office


Work location
Bergen, Kongsberg, Ålesund Torp/ Sandefjord. Other Kongsberg locations can be considered for the right candidate

Point of contact

Nils-Reidar Olsvik Valle, Vice President Sales TUG, Contact +47 47662815

At Kongsberg, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions.  We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers.

WORLD CLASS – through people, technology and dedication