Business Development Manager – Poultry

Job title: Business Development Manager – Poultry

Company: RND Recruitment

Job description: Business Development Manager

Our client is one of the largest producers and importers of poultry in Europe. The company specializes in the production of chicken, manufacture of ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat meat products. Part of leading international agro-industrial group.

The groups mission is to provide its customers with high-quality, sustainable, animal-welfare friendly and safe food products, anticipating and meeting their evolving priorities and requirements.

Since Brexit, company opened a new Trading Office in the United Kingdom and growing fast in the region and now have new Sales positions available.

Functional Responsibilities and Key Competencies:

Company is targeting Manufacturing, Wholesale or Retail sales channels. Depends on your previous experience, you will be responsible for one of these sales channels. The Business Development Manager must have a strong understanding of current market requirements and future trends.

The goal of the company is to apply a pro-active and consultative approach to sales, and to provide to customers solutions, not just products. The successful candidate will be required to sell in a variety of existing products and services, but to also manage potential NPD projects.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Poultry industry background (preferred), meat or food industry (considered).
  • 3-5 years experience working in a similar sales role.
  • Experience with CBD (Clients Business Development).
  • Consultative Sales Experience.
  • Experience with high value, account management.
  • Proven track record of achieving sales targets.
  • Experience using a CRM system.


  • Apply a pro-active and consultative approach to provide customers individual solutions, not basic products.
  • Identify, win, and retain new business/customers.
  • To understand the customers business and needs with the aim to offer services and solutions.
  • Manage and develop relationships with existing and key customers.
  • To work with customers, to develop new products and services in cooperation and coordination with RND, NPD and Production.
  • Increase sales revenue.
  • Track, analyse and communicate key metrics and market (pricing) trends
  • Help to develop the companies Monthly, Quarterly and Annual sales forecast.
  • Creation and management of customers sales forecast, sales plan, and delivery schedule.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Travel, when necessary, domestic, and international.

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Focus on innovations
  • High communication & Cooperation skills
  • Focus on Customer
  • High level of EQ, understanding of Clients psychology
  • Critical thinking
  • Strong leadership
  • Strategic thinking
  • Keen understanding of the Market and Poultry/Meat Industry
  • Experience using SAP/CRM
  • Office suite
  • Experience of international company (advantage).

Location: Remote with 1-2 weekly meetings in Hertfordshire.

Expected salary:

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Job date: Sat, 20 May 2023 22:33:45 GMT

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