China Sales Manager

    Sector:
    Frozen Food
    Location:
    Utrecht
    Salary:
    Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
    Reference:
    190619 WLO

    Experienced, motivated and driven export sales professional required to develop our client’s protein (pork, meat and poultry) business in China and expand the region to its true potential.

    The Position:

    Based from our client’s European headquarters in the Netherlands, but involving occasional travel to customers across China, the successful candidate will assume responsibility for:

    • Purchasing and selling pork, meat and poultry in full and mixed load shipments to China
    • Inventory management and positioning inventory for assigned customers and/or team
    • Assisting the operations team with information for transportation movement in order to meet desired shipment schedules and avoid unnecessary costs
    • Maintaining frequent verbal and written communication with assigned customers
    • Assisting the team to grow market share and diversify the product range

    The Candidate:

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Mandarin
    • A minimum of four years’ international experience in (ideally frozen) pork, meat or poultry
    • Strong knowledge of China’s foodservice, retail and/or food processing sectors
    • A minimum degree qualification
    • Strong negotiation and organizational Skills
    • The ability to work flexible hours to sync with China time zones
    • A proven history of developing customer and vendor market share
    • Strong knowledge of international transportation logistics
    • Knowledge of claims, credit and operations procedures

    The Company:

    A leading marketer of proteins from around the world, our client generates annual sales of over $1billion and supplies poultry, beef, pork, seafood, frozen fruits and vegetables to foodservice, retail and food processing customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. A dynamic and people-oriented business combining strong business principles, flexibility and people-focus, the company has developed a results-driven culture based upon healthy work-life balance and a fun, exciting and diverse work environment.

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