Our employee journey

At Ovako, we believe that work is more than just a job – it's an opportunity to be part of something meaningful. We foster an open and friendly atmosphere where everyone is valued, providing opportunities for personal and professional development. Many of us find fulfillment in knowing that our work contributes to making the world a better place.

As a Nordic-based global leader in sustainable steel, Ovako is not just a workplace, it's a community shaping a better future. While some may call us humble, the truth is, we recognize that real change starts with us. Join us on this transformative journey, where the beauty of nature is just around the corner. Be a catalyst for positive change at Ovako.

Be part of a worldwide leader in steel – decarbonizing society for generations to come! 

Our company and industry are evolving and therefore we are looking to recruit a new Field Sales to cover our Eastern Europe regions with focus on opportunities in the countries Czech Republic and Slovakia.  

This is a key role within Ovako and a unique opportunity to join a company with a long history and great ambitions for the future, being in the forefront within sustainable steel, serving a broad range of industries and advanced applications.  

What you will do 

As Ovakos next field sales you will be working on with all our sales opportunities in Region Eastern Europe to generate continued revenue and growth in the region.  

You will be part of a motivated global sales team and report to Sales Manager Eastern Europe. The role can be based either in based in Czech or Slovakia and you will work from a home office.   

Main objectives include;  

  • Generate sales growth in your market 
  • Understand needs and objectives and proactively work to provide customer solutions that are aligned with Ovakos offering and values, especially around those who value CO2-free steel 
  • Together with technical support, product line managers at the mills, R&D etc work to resolve customer queries and resolve issues. 
  • Negotiate terms, price and set-up agreements 
  • Monitor sales performance metrics and prepare sales forecasts 
  • Answer RFIs and RFQs from the customer 

What you bring 

Our values and culture are important at Ovako and therefore your personal traits and cultural fit in this role will be important when assessing candidates. We also believe that communication and collaborations skills and ability to build relationships will be key to your success. Other important traits are results driven, business acumen, problem solving, project management and analytical skills.  

Formal requirements include; 

  • Commercial experience (eg from field sales, account management, technical support) 
  • Experience from steel industry or related with proven senior level contract negotiations. 
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering related field 
  • Proficient in Czech language and English are required. 

What we offer 

Change the world with us​- The global leader in engineering steel – producing carbon-neutral steel since beginning of 2022. Pioneering, sustainable, world-class products​ 

​ Build your life with us​ - A global company, big enough to matter but small enough to offer challenges and engage with. A welcoming and open culture  

Develop yourself with us​ - Constantly improving, together with innovative and skilled people. Enabling curious employee to develop themselves together with us.  

Practicalities and your application 

Your location is flexible within either Czech Republic or Slovakia. 

Please provide your application as soon as possible but no later than april 30th

For questions, please reach out to Thomas Polzlbauer  thomas.polzlbauer@ovako.com +436643932442 or Rumen Karamihalev rumen.karamihalev@ovako.com +359887704733 

We look forward to welcoming you to our company! 

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As per agreement
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Prague
Country Czech Republic
  • Anna Thorslund, +46762717538
Last application date 31.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST
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