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Business Development Manager

Puratos develops, produces, and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2 billion in 2019. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.

 

Position Overview

Based at our office in Moldova, to further strengthen our local team, we are currently seeking an:

 

Business development manager on export

Chisinau, Moldova

 

Reporting directly to the General Manager, the successful candidate for this key function will be responsible for sales on export.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Exchange all relevant information between countries on a permanent basis.
  • Build relationships with the local teams in the assigned countries
  • Build relationships with the teams working internationally
  • Follow up implementation of the local Account Plans (regional) for the key projects by organizing monthly project reviews with all local Key Account Managers.
  • Organize a central customer project list and keep it up to date.
  • Give direct support to countries for major projects and business development when appropriate
  • Be the first point of contact for the Puratos teams in Central Europe markets

 

Profile

  • Experience in growing a business
  • Experience in budgets, expenses, or pricing
  • Culture awareness and experience of diversity
  • Business fluent English (written, verbal)

 

Required Competencies

  • project management: lead, coordinate, involve, motivate, follow-up, adjust, communicate
  • communication skills: active listener
  • sales oriented: continuously look for opportunities that bring value for both parties
  • Customer focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills establish easily contacts - adapts to international cultures
  • Team player, ready to give support to colleagues
  • University or college degree
  • Prior experience in a commercial role is an asset – but not a must.

 

Offer

Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course, Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.