Vacature

Nederland, Enkhuizen, Nederland (Fulltime)

Region Manager Eastern Europe

Man with box of vegetables

 

Boosting sales in Eastern Europe

The Netherlands, Enkhuizen – full time at least at BSc level

To boost our sales in Eastern Europe we are looking for a Region Manager with a good dose of entrepreneurial spirit. Are you fluent in Russian and do you understand the Eastern European market & cultures? This position might be just right for you!

Department

The Enza Zaden team for Eastern Europe is responsible for our vegetable seed sales activities in this area. The team introduces new varieties and stimulates sales through close contacts with key stakeholders in the market, such as local distributors and local growers.

What are you going to do?

First of all you will optimise regional sales. You will develop and expand markets and you will be responsible for an optimal product range availability and regional product development.
Furthermore, you maintain close and personal contacts with local distributors. You will advise them on product development and cultivation. Together with the local teams you will manage product meetings and trials.

 You will stay on top of the latest market developments, being well aware of trends, competitor activities and new cultivation techniques. In cooperation with the Regional Sales Director you will generate multi-year sales and cost budgets. You report to the Regional Sales Director and you will supervise and motivate the local technical and sales managers.

Your power

As a true entrepreneur you have an eye for commercial opportunities and have the skills to take advantage of them. Your strong leadership skills enable you to execute the Marketing & Sales strategy in cooperation with the local teams. You can operate independently, you are flexible and creative. You also have excellent communication skills which are necessary for establishing and maintaining lasting relationships with diverse parties.

Requirements

  • At least BSc level
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a national or international commercial sales position within the agricultural sector
  • Good understanding of Eastern European markets
  • Fluent in English and Russian
  • Willing to travel frequently (not less than 50% per year)

Our power

We are an independent vegetable seed company, breeding, producing and marketing our varieties all over the world. There's a good chance that you'll find our tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, lettuce or other vegetables on your plate, no matter where you are. We are a company with a supportive, energetic culture.

As an employee of Enza Zaden, you’ll have more than 1800 colleagues of 40 nationalities worldwide. Strong team players with an entrepreneurial spirit who easily take responsibilities is exactly what we like to see in our employees here at Enza Zaden. Are you going to join us? We offer you a positive working environment and ample opportunities for personal development. Plus a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Interested?

Please send your application to the HR department, via the button below. For more information please contact Sandra Zuiderhof,  HR Manager, phone +31 (0)228 350 100.

Apply now!