Job area
Sales
Category
Baking
Location
Riyad, Saudi Arabia
Contract type
Permanent Contract
Experience
5 to 10 years

Job description

Lesaffre is developing its strategic intention to improve market knowledge and proximity in Middle East and Africa.

Working in within the Middle East and East Africa subregion, and reporting to the Lesaffre Gulf General Manager, you will support our market business development in Saudia Arabia.

 

The position can be based in Riyad or Jeddah.

 

Your key responsibilities will be to :     

  • Develop sales performance of LESAFFRE according to company strategy and price policy
  • Acquire a deep market knowledge:  competitors/ distribution/ end users/all other stakeholders
  • Imagine all the needed marketing initiatives to strengthen the market position of Lesaffre for all the segments of bread making
  • Train and develop the sales and technical skills of all LESAFFRE distributors and final users
  • Build the right networking relationship within the Bread making “world”
  • Develop the image of Lesaffre to key customers. Secure a synergetic approach by coordinating Lesaffre support and develop new specific solutions in response to the local requirements
  • Define the sales budget each year with the Line Manager and provide regular business report
  • Constantly look for market opportunities how to develop the business in yeast and Baking Ingredients.

Qualifications

Profile we are looking for :

  • Graduated in Marketing & Sales or Business Administration and a previous 5-10 years’ experience in a comparable position in Saudi Arabia
  • Fluent in standard English and Arabic
     
  • Innovative with a strong desire to achieve
  • Self-managing abilities essential, ability to prioritize and organize tasks
  • Good interpersonal relations, ability for building nice relationships with different partners (distributors, clients)
  • Self-motivated, diplomatic, energetic, strong ability to convince
     
  • Knowledge of the Baking Industry will be appreciated

Company description

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a €2.7 billion turnover, and established on all continents, counts 11,000 employees and 96 nationalities.

On the strength of this experience and diversity, we work with customers, partners, and researchers to find ever more relevant answers to the needs of food,  health, naturalness and respect for our environment. Thus, every day, we explore and reveal the infinite potential of microorganisms.

To nourish 9 billion people, in a healthy way, in 2050 by making the most of our planet’s resources is a major and unprecedented issue. We believe that fermentation is one of the most promising answers to this challenge.

Working together to better nourish and protect the planet.