Job Fertilizers - Sales Director Benelux, UK, Ireland & Scandinavia
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Founded in 1985 in Spain, Tradecorp (www.tradecorp.es/en), is an expert company in micronutrients and specialty fertilizers and is known by distributors and growers as a producer of innovative specialty products. Firm philosophy is based on offering clients solutions which allow them to produce more with less, increasing efficiency, favouring sustainable development and finally providing a bigger return on their investment and efforts.
For the area consisting of Belgium, Netherlands, Ireland, UK and Scandinavia, and on behalf of Tradecorp we are looking for a:
Sales Director (m/f)
Your main tasks and responsibilities
In this challenging position:
- You will supervise and lead an international team of 4-6 sales persons.
- You will take over existing business in Belgium/Netherlands/Ireland that you will further develop. UK is a market with a large potential to be considered as a priority to develop. Scandinavia to be seen as a market that still needs to be addressed.
- You will be in charge of managing, dealing with and developing Key Accounts (distribution, cooperatives), with strong and demanding business partners.
- You will report directly to the Commercial Manager Western & Eastern Europe.
- The position is home office based anywhere in Belgium, the Netherlands or the UK, with regular visits to the company’s office in Belgium.
- You have at least a first management experience of a small team. Indeed skills and experience in commercial management are keys to success in this position.
- Ideally, you are a professional from the Agribusiness, although someone coming from another sector/business is not excluded.
- A good knowledge of the agriculture distribution sector in Belgium, the Netherlands and/or the UK would be highly appreciated.
- Experience in the sales of specialty and innovative products would be a plus.
- Languages: fluent English + ideally two other languages (French, Dutch / Flemish)
- Higher agricultural education is no must but could be an advantage.
- It is important that you have the capacity to acquire the necessary technical background, understand the specificity, added value and benefits of the company’s products.
- You have a strong personality to be able to deal as a peer with Key Account partners.
- An international vision/openness is also important.
- You have a valid driving licence
What can you expect from Tradecorp?
- A challenging and varied role as part of a dynamic team in an inspiring international working environment.
- An excellent salary and benefits package (bonus, company car, laptop, GSM…)
More information or interested in Job Fertilizers - Sales Director Benelux, UK, Ireland & Scandinavia?
- If this job sounds attractive and you meet the profile please send your curriculum vitae to email@example.com.
- For more information about this job you can also contact or Jos Douven on +31 (0)6 5194 1954 or Mr. Sylvain Serra on +33 (0)6 3100 5831.
- Further information about AFL Executive Search www.aflsearch.com.
There is an exclusivity agreement between Tradecorp and AFL Executive Search GmbH for this search. We therefore kindly request you to contact us if you have questions and/or you want to apply for this job.
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