Business Development Manager (Food Ingredients) – Bakery and Beverage
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’ food ingredients business into the bakery and beverage sectors. Focusing on driving sales of specialty ingredients, including; oats, grains, nuts, seeds to these industry segments.
  • Sell, market and promote our clients’ food products to current and potential customers.
  • Identify new opportunities in the market for future business growth opportunities.
  • Establish our clients as a strategic business partner and supplier of choice to food companies.
  • Increase sales and gross profit.
  • Manage and forecast products sold for both existing and new business achieved.
  • Actively provide reports and market intelligence.
  • Liaise with purchasing regarding stock purchasing and costing requirements.
  • Liaise with customer service personnel in relation to customer orders.
  • Have regular contact and meeting with customers.
  • Maintain close communications with credit manager and monitor debtors.

Job Requirements:

  • Good English language skills both verbal and written are critical for this position.
  • Experience in the food ingredients industry is highly desirable, with a proven background in sales to either the bakery or beverage categories.
  • Ability to work with people.
  • Willingness to increase product knowledge.
  • Ability to build on customer relationships.
  • High degree of customer orientation and commitment to problem solving and an ability to deliver high service levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, internal and external customers.
  • High level of negotiation skills and ability to identify opportunities.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a small team environment.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • High level of computer skill and accuracy.
  • Positive outlook and approach to business and customers.
  • A strong work ethic.

Company Benefits:

Our client offers a competitive remuneration benefits package that includes a great salary, annual bonus based on performance, car and gasoline allowance, parking, phone allowance, medical insurance and a great opportunity to be a part of a growth organization.

Level: Middle

Industry: Food

Business Development Manager (Food Ingredients) – Bakery and Beverage

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