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IQI is looking for an International Sales Manager Europe

October 28 2021 - Hidden

IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients is looking for an International Sales Manager who will be responsible for sales of its high-quality ingredients to premium pet food brands. The Sales Manager will be one of the faces of IQI within the international markets and responsible for generating new business and opportunities with existing customers. (Potential) customers are located all over the world, with a focus on Europe within this position.

IQI is looking for  someone who considers sales as a profession and understands that IQI’s value proposition needs selling. The focus is on providing customer solutions building an intimate customer relationship and long term commitments through creation of strong partnerships. With the necessary experience and seniority, IQI’s new International Sales Manager will be a key link for successful new product launches and make an important contribution to realize the ambitions of IQI.

Are you interested to learn more about this wonderful position with plenty of freedom and potential to grow with the rapidly developing organization? Take a look at our below stated vacancy and contact our Roeland Vreeswijk.

International Sales Manager Europe

 

IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients:

IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients is a global provider of premium-claim ingredients to the top brands in the pet food industry. Founded in 1994 as a trading company in raw pet food materials, today IQI offers an extensive variety of services to aid and assist our customers and suppliers worldwide. IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients employs highly skilled personnel, owns and operates a global network of logistical hubs, and relies on a global supply network to obtain the purest natural resources available.

For IQI, quality is key. IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients goes to great lengths to ensure the quality of its products and develop innovative new products. IQI also invests a great deal in maximizing the quality of its partnerships. Since this business is all about trust, IQI needs to bond with its partners to succeed. By working closely with both its customers and suppliers, IQI creates full transparency in the supply chain. IQI oversees and controls every step in the process from source to shelf and supplies products that are pure and traceable to their source.

For whom?

As a pro-active Sales Manager, you know how to create new business and opportunities with existing customers. The purpose? Building long term commitments through creation of strong partnerships.

What will you be doing?

As Sales Manager you are one of the faces of IQI within the international markets and responsible for generating business. (Potential) customers are located all over the world, with a focus on Europe within this position. You have the necessary experience, network and seniority to know how to generate business with different types of accounts. You have strategic thinking skills, as well as the ability  to implement. You are a key link for successful new product launches and through your experience you can play a leading role in this.

In short, a wonderful position where you are given plenty of freedom to do business in your own decisive way and make an important contribution to realize the ambitions of IQI. We are looking for  someone who considers sales a profession and understands that IQI’s value proposition needs selling. The focus is on providing customer solutions building an intimate customer relationship.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop long term customer commitment and relationships with (key account) customers
  • Develop and implement an annual sales plan
  • Responsible for identifying and approaching potential new customers
  • Expand current customer base and optimally maintain relationships
  • Thinking strategically with the customers and identifying new business opportunities
  • Translating customer demand to the internal IQI organization

The offer:

A wonderful position in which you operate within the international network. IQI is an organization with a good working atmosphere, short lines of communication, and room for personal development. You will work directly with a number of key experts in the field of sourcing, sales, innovation, and marketing. And, as a result, you will be able to develop yourself quickly. The reward will be a nice package of employment:

  • Good salary
  • Attractive bonus structure
  • Company car
  • Pension plan
  • Laptop/mobile phone
  • Training and development

Candidate profile:

  •  Minimum bachelor degree
  •  Minimum of 5-8 years of relevant work experience
  •  Good knowledge of the international specialty ingredients and/or affinity with the pet food market
  •  Expertise in the field of pricing in combination with revenue models
  •  You have good language skills: English and German are an advantage
  •  Willingness to travel (30-35 percent)

Competencies:

  •  Commercial leadership and relationship builder
  •  Methodical and structured approach
  •  Ambition and potential to grow within a rapidly developing organization
  •  You are a good and creative negotiator and you are always looking for a win-win situation
  •  Good sense of different cultures
  •  Entrepreneurial, strategic, creative, and commercial

Work location:

Smallepad 32, 3811 MG Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Contact:

Roeland Vreeswijk, Commercial Director Europe

Mobile: +31 6 22415529

Email: Roeland.vreeswijk@iqi-petfood.com

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