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International Key Account Manager Retail (Export and Discount Supermarkets) (m/w/d)

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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Hilter, DE, 49176

Company: Bunge

 

As an International Key Account Manager Retail (Export and Discount Supermarkets), you are responsible for driving B2C export growth in Western Europe, with as a main priority Germany based discount customers and export business. Not a day will be the same. You will be in daily contact; to discuss our customers continuous needs, negotiate prices, or to co-create innovation or supply chain projects.

 

Being a true trusted partner internally and externally, you get things done by connecting and cooperating with the right colleagues in our organization, such as our application technical support, trading and sustainability department as well as international sales teams and supply chain and production. Your understanding of your customer’s needs and market trends set you, the teams you work with and our customers up for success.

 

As a Key Account Manager you’ll have a truly international position and you’ll be able to work closely with a selected group of Key accounts, in which you ensure sustainable growth for export business while managing complexity for supply chain and production. In this ever changing market an entrepreneurial spirit is inevitable to foster change and drive commercial excellence. You identify business development opportunities in upcoming markets, such as organic, plant based and extend the scope from a purely private label driven export to a more balanced sales via added value concepts. You ensure alignment across countries within margarine and bottled oils.

 

Background on the role

 

Consumers have never been smarter about their food choices. Within the margerine, frying and culinary segment, they are becoming more adventurous, adopting bolder and more diverse flavors. With consumer trends and regulations constantly evolving, our consumer channel, such as retail, needs a partner they can trust to help develop innovative (Own label) products that address shifting taste, health and sustainability needs.

 

Within Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) we dedicate our expertise to understand and identify consumers needs and collaborate with our channel to help them to choose the right products to balance market demands with product innovation. In the role of Key Account Manager Retail (Export and Discount Supermarkets) you’ll be at the heart of this innovation and cocreation for retail and private label and added value concepts!

 

What will you bring to the job?

 

You are a real entrepreneur and able to think at both strategic and operational level. You are eager to understand the functionality our products bring to your account’s applications and creative in bringing innovative solutions to our customers. Of course you are a team player who is able to build a strong internal and external network. You’re result oriented, but have the patience to work on long-term deals. Furthermore you are an exceptional communicator, often recognized as trusted advisor and due to your strong project management skills you’re able to meet targets and deadlines.

 

Requirements :

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Business, Food Science, Agri-Culture or related area;
  • You bring at least 5 years of Key Account Management experience in FMCG and have an established network in the world of food ingredients; 
  • Technical understanding of vegetable oils & fats applications is a plus;
  • Fluency in English AND German is required. Knowledge of other European languages is a big plus;

 

What we offer

 

A key role in an organization with 24,000 colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain, one day at a time. Together, we bring food from where it’s produced to where it’s needed. We do this in an informal culture where an entrepreneurial mindset is valued. Since we cover the full supply chain, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through training, education and experience and offer effective/accredited tools and resources to support you in your journey. 
Interested? We’re looking forward to see your application and motivation! 

 

In case of questions, please reach out to Marinke van Stekelenburg (Talent Acquisition Lead at marinke.vanstekelenburg@bunge.com).


Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk. #LI-MV1

About Bunge

 

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 24,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

 

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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