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Global Account Manager, Ingredients

Up to £70,000 plus package
07 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Global Account Manager, Ingredients


Up to £70,000 plus package

Ref code: FMW38408


An international business leading the way in innovation across a number of product sectors, this is an amazing opportunity to join a truly global team. With consistent growth over the last three decades, this hugely successful business supplies products to customers worldwide.

Key Accountabilities

This is an ideal role for someone looking to develop new business, handle a global key account within this exciting and innovative ingredients sector.  You will be responsible for building your account through proactive and planned development of the business.  This is a home based sales role, and should be commutable to the Bedford area, where the successful candidate will be three days a week.  There will be travel both within the UK and overseas, mostly in Europe. You will need to be able to develop strong relationships and have not just good sales skills, but also excellent listening skills to be able to act upon the needs of the bsuiness. you will have the drive and tenacity to manage projects, that are often complex, through to completion.  It is likely that you will have extensive experience of managing global key accounts, and this will be a great advantage to applicants.  The successful candidate will have an excellent and current understanding of the commercial side of the raw materials market. 

Personal Profile

  • A food or science related degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • 5+ years of key account management experience in the food industry, preferably with global key accounts
  • Good relationship builder with both customers and manufacturing partners with a “can do” attitude
  • A good understanding of the commercial aspects of food science and how it relates to NPD
  • Highly developed negotiation and reporting skills
  • An organised individual with a level of independence and professionalism
  • Strong proven experience in driving projects through from concept to fruition
  • Clear understanding of the ingredients market
  • Able to deliver a good quality of service for customers
  • The role will be embedded at the customer's Global R&D center
  • Travelling to other relevant customer sites, around Europe, forms an integral part of the role
  • Fluent language skills in English 

Ref Code: FMW38408

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox to or call 020 8203 1000.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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