Sales Manager Benelux

Our client is a family-owned company with a long tradition and an innovative spirit. The company is operating in more than 80 countries worldwide. Both nationally and internationally, it is one of the leading producers of spices, spice blends, processing additives and marinades used for various meat- and sausage specialties as well as a reliable service partner. Its know-how and innovative strength have made it an internationally recognized partner to the food industry.


Sales Manager Benelux

Our client is looking for a suitable sales manager Benelux. As the organization is in the middle of large changes, the new sales manager Benelux will have to be able to deal with large responsibilities:

• Responsibility for the fulfillment of specified target figures for each sales advisor per sales group and ensuring that the sales target is achieved
• Responsibility for the management of the employees of the group: commitment of the employees, their development, administration and control
- Motivation for over performance
- Coaching in sales methods
- Training in technological issues
- Planning and validation of the work effort of our Application Technologists
• Market observation: competitor products and their development - competitors - new or known customers - initiation of new and / or market-driven products and product lines
• Acquisition and processing of direct customers, possibly with the involvement of Application Technologists/Sales
• Responsibility for acquisition and processing of new customers by Application Technologists/Sales
• Implementation of contracts and special promotions in cooperation and agreement with the sales management
· Management of and participation in trade fairs and specialist events (demonstrations, seminars)


*Master's degree in a relevant scientific field, or similar by experience.

*Dutch - Fluent
*French - Fluent
*English or German - Fluent

*You have experience in the food ingredient- or meat-industry. (industrial or retail.)
You have experience in the food industry and a very strong interest in food ingredients or the meat-sector.
*You have experience with high level negotiations.
*You have experience in combining a strategic mindset with a hands-on approach.
*You have experience in change management.
*You have at least 4 years of experience in people management.
*You have at least 5 years of experience in sales.

Batenborch International is your international partner in Sales, Marketing, Human Resources and Digital Recruitment, Executive Search and Interim Management across Europa & Africa. Performing by a candidate-driven, pro-active process. Operating within the branches Consumer, Industry, Services, ICT or Healthcare.

Sales Manager Benelux

  • Ref:BE020134
  • Fonction : Sales management
  • Secteur : Fast moving Food
  • Lieu : Belgium