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Sales Manager Aquaculture - Asia & South America

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Corbion is looking for a sales aquaculture manager for Asia and South America. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own and drive the relationship with regional aquaculture feed, shrimp and marine fish producers.
  • Build and sustain customer relationships throughout the value chain, from R&D to purchasing and across aquaculture market segments (salmon, shrimp).
  • Coordinate all company functions’ relationships with the customer.
  • Localize and execute the global key account plan in line with local market requirements, in close alignment with the global key account managers.
  • Work closely with R&D, technical support and marketing to build and manage a growth opportunity pipeline.
  • Manage regional commercial negotiations and contracts.
  • Meet the Operating Plan & Budget objectives in volume and value.
  • Capture customer insights, monitor and report on competitive behaviors.
  • Produce structured reporting of customer interaction through the CRM system.

Requirements:

  • Degree in aquaculture nutrition, agricultural, animal nutrition, zoology, marine biology or equivalent experience in the aqua and/or animal feed sector.
  • Strong business acumen and commercial insight.
  • At least five years of experience in a (technical) sales role working within the aquaculture industry.
  • A strong network with aquaculture feed producers as well as shrimp and marine fish farmers in Southeast Asia.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the aquaculture feed industry and production.
  • Proven ability and insight to support new product launches and introductions at customers.
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent English in speaking and writing.
  • Excellent understanding of the customer’s needs and able to develop and propose appropriate solutions.

Asia position will be based in Southeast Asia. For more information and to apply, visit jobs.corbion.com.

South America's position will be preferably based in Chile or Ecuador. For more information and to apply, visit jobs.corbion.com.

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