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Michael Page

Key Account Manager

The Key Account Manager will be responsible for the negotiations and follow up of customers in various countries but with special concentration for industrial spreads & industrial chocolate.

Michael Page | Antwerp | Permanent, Full-time

AKA International Key Account Manager, Key Accountmanager, Export Manager, Sales Industry, etc.

This client is active in production and sales of industrial fillings and chocolates. They are based in Malle, Antwerp and are internationally active.

Key Account Manager

Job description

The Key Account Manager FMCG based in Malle will be responsible for the negotiations and follow up of customers in various countries but with special concentration for industrial spreads & industrial chocolate in France, Belgium, UK, The Netherlands and Germany.

For food service, the targets will be total European market scope. This strong negotiator will be looking continuously for potential business with new customers among the international food-producers and Food Service Chains or distributors. He/She will be in contact with international purchasers, R&D in food & production managers to screen potential new potential products within businesses that use chocolate fillings in their processes or resell these products to third parties.

This position will be reporting to the Industry Commercial Director.

Knowledge and understanding of actual trends in the food market is crucial to be able to be one step ahead and to think creatively together with the clients for developing new products.

Knowledge of ingredients and food processing methods are also key to create a technical - commercial relationship with the customer.

Profile

The new Key Account Manager FMCG at this company based in Malle must answer to these requirements:

  • University / Higher education degree.
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of commercial experience.
  • Experience: Industry, mandatory, and Food Service.
  • Languages: Fluent in French and English. Knowledge German, Dutch and Spanish is an asset.

Competencies:

  • Strong negotiator at management level able to negotiate international major accounts (sales experience)
  • Driven and autonomous account manager that has experience with managing key accounts in Industry and Food Service.
  • Good communication and cooperation skills towards colleagues and clients.
  • Knowledge and experience with the market trends in ever evolving and strong competitive international market.
  • Able to translate the customers' needs and trends in the food market into opportunities for the clients as well as for Natra.
  • The ideal candidate has a clear result-oriented approach, that allows Natra to cooperate closely with the customers.

Willingness to travel up to 40% of time

Offer

Next to working in a very interesting and growing company, you will receive a competitive salary with many benefits.

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Characteristics

Requirements

  • Professional bachelor (Higher Education Short Type)
  • English

Offer

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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