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Regional Sales Manager - Algae Ingredients

Job Category:  Sales
Work Location:  Flexible
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2207

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.

 

 

Corbion’s Algae Ingredients (CAI) division develops new applications and markets for algae-based ingredients produced by fermentation. We have a range of products that deliver breakthrough innovations for different applications including human and animal nutrition by offering sustainable, clean, at scale and cost-efficient algae-based ingredients including Omega-3 fatty acids. This is a high growth and added value market.

 

As our Regional Sales Manager Europe, you take responsibility for the overall sales of Algae Ingredients in your region and for assigned key accounts. You will manage existing business and develop new customers. You will be supported by the Technical Sales team and collaborate closely with Product Management and Supply Chain to reach the business objectives in the respective region.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and execute regional sales & market strategies and plans to realize the business objectives.
  • Responsible for realization of business targets (revenues, volumes, prices, margins) with customers in the region.
  • Implement and execute pricing strategies in cooperation with product management.
  • Develop and execute on strategic & tactical planning for assigned Key Accounts and realize business targets.
  • Negotiate and close contracts with support of internal functions
  • Identify sustainable market opportunities to further develop the business in the region
  • Build and maintain new business development pipeline and support new product launches
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain to ensure accurate account forecasting and supply for the region
  • Manage the customer interface together with AI customer service team.
  • Gather market and competitive information to support the regional and global strategy

 

About you

 

  • At least 5 years of experience in International B2B raw material or ingredient sales with a sustainability value proposition and key account management elements.
  • Strong affinity with Aqua Nutrition, Agricultural, Animal Nutrition, Pet Food Industries.
  • A business degree and/or a degree in Food Science, Animal Science, Animal Husbandry, Zoology, or equivalent knowledge by experience.
  • Long term relationship builder
  • Commercial & closing skills
  • Impact, initiative, leadership
  • Collaborative team player

 

Our offer

 

We offer the opportunity to be part of a world class global team and work with a revolutionary product portfolio. A chance to take ownership and connect your personal success to one of the most important growth markets for Corbion’s Algae Ingredients, a feed ingredient with unsurpassed performance and sustainability benefits for animal and human nutrition.

 

In addition we offer competitive compensation and benefits, including (but not limited to) base salary, bonus, pension plan and (electrical) company car or mobility budget.

 

 

About Corbion 
 

What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.

 

As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :

 

  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations

 

Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.

 

Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.


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