Cosucra is a Belgian family business founded in 1852 and active in the production of natural & healthy ingredients for the food industry. The focus is on extracting fibre and protein from peas and inulin from chicory. Cosucra is recognised across the globe for its innovative and high-quality ingredients produced with respect for the environment. Through a specialised sales network, the company offers solutions for healthy foods in more than 50 countries.
To secure further growth, we are searching for a (m/f)
Global Sales Manager
Inspirational people manager with strategic insights
Description de la fonction
: • You are responsible for worldwide sales activities within Cosucra. It is your goal to further grow a profitable business with strong market penetration in line with the company’s ’concept selling’ strategy • You translate the strategy into tactical plans and budgets, implement the sales plan within your team and follow up on the achievements. You analyse the current situation and evolutions in the sector, monitor initiatives by the competition, and adapt your tactical plan when needed • You have frequent contacts with strategic clients & partners and secure long-term relationships with them. You manage & coordinate co-creation projects with customers in order to offer them the best possible solutions • You work in close collaboration with the different stakeholders. You provide input to the marketing & product management team and the project managers about the positioning of the products. You stimulate innovation within the R&D department • As an enthusiastic people manager you coach and develop the sales team to foster autonomy and innovation. You formalise processes by focusing on knowledge-sharing and reporting • You report to and work with the Sales Director in order to achieve sustainable growth margins through optimisation.
• You have a Master’s degree and have built up sales experience within the food sector. You have already had responsibilities with an international scope and have leadership experience • You are driven to analyse and maximise commercial results through optimal use of resources and thinking in an innovative way • Besides your analytical view, you have a hands-on approach and are a dynamic leader showing initiative, presenting and implementing ideas. You have a flexible and ambitious attitude and can easily switch between strategic thinking and operational action • You are a strong negotiator and team player who connects easily and enjoys networking • You know how to inspire and motivate others. You want to set things in motion, structure them, coordinate them and steer them in the right direction • You are an enthusiastic communicator fluent in both English & French • You have an international mindset and are willing to travel.
• A commercial function with a wide responsibility, where you can realize your full potential and be part of the organizational transformation • Personal growth & career opportunities within this very fast growing, dynamic and international company • A competitive salary package with extra-legal benefits.