Business Development Manager – Bakery Ingredients
Client Description:

Our client is a well-regarded food ingredients manufacturer and distributor focusing on Herbs, Spices & Blends; Confectionery and Natural Products & Organics worldwide.

Job Description:

  • Grow our clients’ bakery ingredients customer base.
  • Build and establish consistent and reliable customer base.
  • Identify key products to target to customers.
  • Provide a clear growth/business plan to increase sales in bakery ingredients.
  • Establish our client as a strategic business partner/supplier of choice to the major food companies in Singapore.
  • Regularly visit and be in touch with key customers as well as seeking out new ones.
  • Increase the amount of SKU’s to these customers meeting minimum GP targets.
  • Work closely with Country Manager and Sales Manager to target key accounts and SKU’s.
  • Actively provide reports and market intelligence.
  • Manage any supplier visits to your base of customers or where required.
  • Develop key supplier list for efficient and adequate supply.
  • To ensure all areas of our business adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Stay aware of possible acquisition targets.
  • Has existing relationships with bakery customers to target.
  Position Overview:
  • To develop sales of the bakery ingredients business in Singapore.
  • Look at growing bakery accounts with the idea of rolling this out regionally, initial targets will be Singapore and Johor Bahru.
  • Will initially be measured by the ability to bring on new customers while maintaining agreed sales and profit budgets/targets.

Job Requirements:

  • Singapore Permanent Resident (PR).
  • Minimum 4 years sales experience in food Ingredients, ideally with an understanding of bakery.
  • Ability to work independently and with people
  • Bakery ingredients experience & knowledge
  • Willingness to increase product knowledge and build on customer relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Problem solving – quickly find any solution to problems which arise from product shortage to delivery issues
  • Market knowledge
  • Product knowledge and providing training to other members where needed
  • Customer orientation – committed to resolving customer concerns and providing excellent service
  • Leadership – is strong and works with a positive outlook

Company Benefits:

  • Basic from SG $4,500 to $5,500 per month
  • Additional $400 to 600k in allowances per month (Car Allowance, Mobile, parking in SG and petrol in SG)
  • Any travel outside of Singapore will be reimbursed, including trips to JB to see customers (tolls and petrol reimbursed on these trips).
  • Uncapped Commission
  • Medical expenses up to $1,000 p.a.

Level: Middle

Industry: Food

Business Development Manager – Bakery Ingredients

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