Business Development Manager Confectionery Benelux

3 days left

Location
Lebbeke-Wieze (BEWI)
Posted
Oct 26, 2016
Closes
Mar 27, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for a Business Development Manager Confectionery Benelux in Belgium (BE) for Lebbeke-Wieze (BEWI). Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of our 8,500 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.

 

Our function:

    You are an expert in the Specialties & Decorations products within Barry Callebaut and you keep close contact to the different production sites in Europe. You take full ownership of the creation, innovation, implementation and communication of all Specialties & Decorations possibilities in the Benelux Confectionery segment. You bring new marketing segment insights to the Marketing segment manager, based on customer & market feedback. You introduce concepts & solutions, developed by the Marketing team, to our customers in the Confectionery segment. You act as go-between between the local sales teams and the different internal departments involved in Specialties & Decorations projects. You organize innovation / inspiration days for customers in the designated area, together with the local sales teams. You visit the customers on a regular basis, together with the local Account Managers. You manage all new and existing projects within Specialties & Decorations in your area, and you have a clear overview of all ongoing projects.  
Your profile:

Master degree  Strong communication skills Fluent in Dutch, French and English, written and spoken 3-5 years experience in commercial and/or marketing environment and preferably also with a technical/R&D experience Good negotiator, result driven Excellent project management skills A team player, who can motivate colleagues and internal and external stakeholders


Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

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