Key Account Manager – Animal Nutrition
Client Description:

Our client is a leading animal nutrition company with sites globally and a long-standing reputation for quality and sustainability.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for driving sales growth and managing key accounts selling to both Feed Mills, Integrators and Livestock Farms.
  • Maintains relationships with clients by providing technical support, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending nutrition advice.
  • Identifies new business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Provide support for customer service issues and coordinate use of company resources to provide value-added services based on a thorough understanding of the customer’s needs.
  • Maintains in-depth high-level contacts with key end users and influencers, keeping them informed of price trends, new products and applications.
  • Develop and execute annual sales strategies for assigned accounts based on strategic importance, understanding of market/industry trends, and first-hand customer information.
  • Preparing sales reports and forecasts.
  • Prepare presentations/proposals that effectively communicate relevant information for both internal and external discussions.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal teams to develop strategies for future research and value-added tools for our customers.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture Technology or a similar animal science-based qualification.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in technical sales in the animal agricultural industry.
  • Experience selling into feed mills and/or livestock farms is essential for this role.
  • Knowledge and contacts of the livestock industry.
  • Initiative, able to work independently and result-oriented
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and capable of demonstrating initiative and working independently with occasional direction.
  • A high degree of energy, self-motivation and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work effectively in a team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.

Company Benefits:

Our client offers an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to work in one of the worlds’ leading animal feed and nutrition companies.

Level: Middle/Senior

Industry: Food/ Animal Feed

Key Account Manager – Animal Nutrition

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