Job title: Area Sales Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Netherlands
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 2019-01-21
Job ID: 32204
Contact name: Sarah Preece
Contact email:

Job Description

Harrison Frazer is currently recruiting for leading animal nutrition company, based in the Netherlands, that has established itself as the leader in dairy nutrition, providing a portfolio of feed premixes and concentrates, additives and milk replacers with the focus on emerging countries in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Central America.

Due to the expansion the commercial team this growing company is looking for an enterprising sales person with pioneering spirit, who is the to discover the world and to capitalize on opportunities in the function of Sales Area Manager (Africa / Middle East)



 Building and maintaining intensive contacts worldwide with animal feed companies, integrations, distributors, etc.

 Increase sales through active marketing, acquisition and pioneering.

 Carry out market research in new areas and select the right importers and distributors.

 Proactively respond to opportunities and developments. Participate in trade fairs.

 Negotiate prices and contract terms. Making calculations.

 Advising, training and guiding local commercial employees of clients.

 The Sales Manager reports to the General Manager.


Job requirements

 A completed study at a minimum HBO level, preferably in an (agricultural) commercial direction.

 Preferably several years of (international) commercial experience in the sale of animal feed, raw materials, additives or other accessories for animal husbandry

 Interest in other cultures and willingness to travel internationally (about 10%)

 Good command of the English language is required. Mastering multiple modern languages, especially French ​​is an advantage.

 Customer and result oriented

.  Enterprising with a pioneering spirit

.  Good contact properties, relationship builder, team player

 Internationally oriented.

 Good negotiation skills.


Apply in confidence.

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