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Cargill Key Account Manager in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The CSST Key Account Manager will focus on a range of our large or very complex customers within a designated geographic territory or market. We seek a seasoned professional who will handle our critical or complex products that require excellent client relationship skills to maintain competitive positioning.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build strong, long lasting relationships with customers through visits, creating customer account plans and working to create value for the customer

  • With the Sales Director, set the sales budget and plan for continuous, sustainable growth and achieve volume targets

  • Coordinate use of resources (e. g., technical, advertising) to provide value-added services to accounts.

  • Develop strong client relationships that provide significant input to planning product, price and service strategies.

  • Support supervisor and other sales professionals in developing new market opportunities in the designated territory or market.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

  • Fluent English (both verbal and written) and excellent communication skills

  • The role will have travel involved to go to customer locations (minimum 30%) of the time, therefore flexibility to meet business needs is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the sale of multiple products/ product lines in a complex environment is advantageous

  • Experience in the Food Additives and Ingredients sector, with a focus on Texturizers and Sweeteners is strongly preferred but other Food Ingredients/ Additives commercial experience will be considered

  • A collaborative approach to customer relationships, able to act as a ‘solutions partner’ and add value to customers

  • A proven track record of sales growth with a focus on value creation

  • Technical understanding of Food Ingredients would be a plus

Our Offer

We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:

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