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Kwizda Agro, a company of the Austrian Group Kwizda, is one of the major players in the crop protection goods and foliar fertilisers in Europe.
In the Biological area, Kwizda Agro develops and offers a range of biological plant protection products as well as of other alternatives to the chemical-synthetic segment.
 

Due to the expansion of our Biologicals’ sales activity in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as well as South Europe we are looking for an ambitious and experienced

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER NEW TECHNOLOGIES (M/F)

Biological Products

Your tasks:
  • Ensure the growth and success of our Biological Plant Protection Products in CEE countries as well as in selected South European markets
  • Support and implement a long term profitable sales and Go-To-Market strategy in Biologicals, in alignment with the Business Unit strategy
  • Manage distribution partners, developing the existing customer relationships and approaching new customers based on Market Development plans
  • Establish contracts and manage and follow up order process
  • Be first contact point for all customer requests and claim management
  • Conduct sales trainings with support of product / technical marketing
  • Contribute to the development of marketing campaigns in collaboration with customers, Portfolio Management, Technical Marketing and Marketing Communications
  • Implement all marketing activities defined for the area of responsibility, including the participation in fairs and exhibitions as a representative of Kwizda New Technology
  • Develop first budget view bottom up based on budget guidance of BU manager / PM
  • Responsible for a suitable sales planning and implementation to achieve the agreed targets
  • Provide monthly forecast (SKU) to ensure proper set up and management of supply chain
  • Provide regular reporting about results to the Business Unit Manager
Your skills:
  • Sound knowledge or relevant degree in agricultural sciences with commercial background
  • Min. 5 years’ experience in a similar sales position in distribution or an international agricultural industry company
  • Strong knowledge and contacts in at least one of the core markets (Germany, Czech Rep. preferred)
  • Perfect command of English, knowledge of German and another CEE language is a plus
  • Strong business acumen with "Hands on"–mentality
  • Able to think strategically about opening up new markets and to prioritize operational tasks
  • Willingness to tackle and solve all topics in a consequent and focussed manner
  • Dynamic and persistent personality with the ability to get things done
  • Able to work efficiently across functions
  • Very good customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Willingness to travel more than 50%
Our offer:
  • Gross yearly salary of at least € 65.000,-
  • Willingness to overpay, depending on your professional qualifications and experience
  • Exciting and diversified function in an expanding company
  • Company car
Are you interested? If so, we are glad to receive your application documents.

Your contact person:
Mag. Salvatore Campolattano
c/o Kwizda Holding GmbH
Universitätsring 6
1010 Wien
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Kwizda Agro GmbH