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Regional Account Manager (Animal Nutrition)

Requisition ID 31986
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-SS1
Posting Type LI

About Kerry

 

Founded in 1972 in Co. Kerry, Ireland, the Kerry Group has annualised sales in excess of €7 Billion and supplies over 18,000 food ingredients and flavour products to customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. We have established over 150 manufacturing sites, operate in over 30 countries, and employ 25,000 people worldwide.

 

Kerry has been present in the Asia-Pacific region since 1997 and has grown its business to become a supplier of choice for our regional and local customers. With over 4,500 employees across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA), Kerry has many exciting opportunities at our many Development & Application Centres, Sales Offices and Manufacturing sites. Spread over 18 countries – and growing – Kerry plays a large role in supplying food & beverage solutions to this diverse region.

 

About the role

 

Work Location:      Vietnam
Reporting To:        Sales Director, Animal Nutrition – APMEA

 

In this role you will provide formulation advice and to sell Kerry’s animal nutrition products to current and prospective accounts in SEA across primary will be poultry, swine and ruminant species. The primary focus will be to develop and grow the market in Vietnam. In addition, you will manage accounts in Indonesia and Philippines.
 

Key responsibilities

 

•    Build sales relationships by utilizing your contacts and industry networking.
•    Manage several accounts including livestock integrators, feed and premix manufacturers and distributors. 
•    Establish Kerry as a long-term supplier in key customer accounts by developing and maintaining good customer relationships.
•    Work closely and provide technical support to distributors in your region  
•    Work with customer service from order to delivery and ensure a good customer experience
•    Set up and manage customer trials.
 

Qualifications and skills

 

•    Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in animal nutrition sector (feed mills, enzyme and gut health companies etc), with academic background in animal science, veterinary science, or related fields. 
•    Technical skill - able to run feed formulation scenarios with Bestmix (or any other popular formulation application)
•    Technical knowledge - Livestock nutrition including enzyme and probiotic and feed formulations
•    Technical sales - Comfortable selling a technical product, demonstrating how it works along with the benefits
•    Must be fluent in both Vietnamese and English
 

 

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