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Key Account Manager EMEA Protection

  • Organisation: Vitablend
  • Industry: (Antioxidant) Protection
  • Location: Wolvega/Home office base
  • Occupational category: Business Management
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: € - €
  • Start date:
  • Date posted: 30 September 2021

Job Title: Key Account Manager EMEA Protection
Global Business Unit : Protection
Reporting to: Global Business Unit Manager
Location: Home office base
Region: EMEA

Since first established in 2001 Vitablend has become a World leading specialist manufacturer of nutritional premixes , micro-encapsulated ingredients, and antioxidant systems. With its head office in the Netherlands, and as a part of the Global Barentz Group, Vitablend products serve the Human Nutrition, Animal Nutrition, Personal Care and Pharma markets. Globally supported by production and laboratory functions in the Netherlands, USA and Singapore.
Vitablend is experiencing strong growth and is seeking to recruit to this new position supporting our Antioxidant (protection) Business unit. This will be a highly exciting and challenging role in developing the sales of our successful antioxidants within this region.
Together with a dedicated technical support team located in the European facility, the person appointed will be responsible for the antioxidant budget sales, their development and the new growth of key business with our existing channel partners and Key Accounts.

Job task and responsibilities
• Create, manage and deliver the Vitablend EMEA Antioxidant budget.
• Formulate the yearly sales plan to direct business activity with clear set objectives and priorities to the Business Unit strategy.
• Build and develop relations and business opportunities with new and existing strategic accounts.
• Structure the Vitablend antioxidant product range sales according to market needs.
• Manage and drive the business development, sales and technical support to strategy with our channel partners.
• Lead and manage complex projects, either directly with customers or with channel partners.
• Contribute to the formulation and execution of a yearly marketing plan with regards to specific applications and key accounts.
• To support and optimise the positioning of the company and its products within the region.
• To be the ambassador of Vitablend antioxidant expertise in EMEA and to build on our existing Key account success.

• To be pro-active in the development of product, competitor and market knowledge and to share this information within the business unit in order to maintain the consistent market and customer approach.
• Fluent in Business English both written and verbal.

Job competencies and requirements
• A minimum 5 years’ experience of proven successful technical sales within the
food and/or feed sectors.
• Experience with antioxidants and/or within the oils and nutritional markets would
be a preference.
• Minimum education to Master degree level in food or science related background.
• Technically competent and with the capacity and experience to manage complex
• A creative and entrepreneurial ability with a problem-solving aptitude and
• Demonstration of a high sales achievement with drive and ambition.
• Excellent communicative, management and team player skills.
• Enthusiastic and driven attitude with a proactive and flexible capability in a
fast-moving commercial environment.
• Travel unrestricted within Europe.

Vitablend offers
You will be part of our Vitablend team and as a partner for your customers deliver high quality antioxidant systems for human nutrition, animal nutrition and personal care markets. Vitablend is part of Barentz, with their global network of ambitious and highly trained experts. You will be challenged to take part of this positive and open environment to explore all your talents. Your remuneration package will be attractive and in line with the job tasks and responsibilities.

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