Sales Manager - China Region (based in Utrecht)

Location
Utrecht (Provincie) (NL)
Salary
Salary + Benefits
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
16 Jun 2019
Ref
39682
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Sales Manager, China Region

Location: Utrecht

Description

This role will be working for a leading marketer of proteins produced around the world. With sales of over $1 billion in poultry, beef, pork, seafood and frozen fruits & vegetables. They supply in to 140 countries and have 15 offices worldwide. As a dynamic, people-oriented company. The organization is continually expanding its global reach, providing a positive and challenging workplace with many opportunities for its employees to put their mark on the Food Service, Retail and Food Processing business.

Position Overview:

For the growth of the China market, we are looking for experienced, motivated and driven professionals looking to take on the challenge of growing protein (Pork, Meat or Poultry) business into China and expanding the region to its true potential.

If you are looking to work in a fast pace business environment, like to deal with people and want to build a long-term career in field with a “never ending appetite for more”, tell us about yourself so we can talk about how your skills match the tasks we have at hand.

Scope of Responsibility:

Effectively purchasing and selling of pork, meat and poultry in full and mixed load shipments to China.

Responsible for inventory management.

Assist operations team with information for transportation movement in order to meet desired shipment schedules and avoid unnecessary costs.

Maintain frequent verbal and written communications with assigned customers.

Assists the team to grow market share and diversify products and origins sold into the market.

Position inventory for assigned customers and/or team.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English and Mandarin
  • Aggressive and Hardworking
  • Ability to Meet Deadline
  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Team Player
  • Persistence and Tenacity
  • Results Oriented
  • Ability to work and travel domestically and internationally Ability to work flex time to meet needs of China working hours

Experience & Education:

  • 5+ years’ experience in international frozen food provider business into China.
  • Specific selling and purchase experience with Pork, Meat or Poultry A proven history of developing customer or vendor market share.
  • Knowledge of claims, credit and operations procedures University Degree
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English and Mandarin