Key Account Manager Chains

Bored? Frustrated? Tired of being tethered by procedures? 

You know that feeling when you have a brilliant idea, you have the know-how, you already build the strategy in your head 3…2…1… no action? Endless procedures, approval chains, and discussions. Not in here. 

About the role 

We are looking for a Key Account manager Chains with a focus on Restaurants and Quick Service Restaurants to join our Upfield Professionals Benelux Sales team. Upfield Professionals is working on unlocking Plant Power within the Belgian Foodservice market (B2B). In this role, you will have a focus on both the commercial (restaurants/QSR) as the social (care/catering) network. You will be responsible for both maintaining current relationships as well as new business (50%/50%). 

You will join a team of people with an entrepreneurial spirit, that you could share knowledge and learn from. The flat structure will give you the ownership you need to make a real impact on the business. You will have the opportunity to own your customer plans and build strong customer relationships at HQ level. You will be responsible for planning, managing, and executing the business we have at Key Accounts in the different Foodservice channels. Your role is to launch successful plant-based propositions which help and inspire chefs to create delicious and healthy menus in a convenient way.   

Our brands, the exciting journey of plant-based products and the effect the reduction of carbon footprint brings to the world, will provide a great challenge and development of the company and our employees. Working with us gives you opportunity to grow and learn every day. 

 

About You 

Joining a young organization that is winning the plant-based category and still have ambition for more you have a growth-mindset and track record in seizing sustainable opportunities. 

You have proven track record on local Foodservice market and understanding of foodservice landscape. Preferably, you have a network in the Belgian Restaurants or Food Service market. 

Achieving goals gives you a rush, you have a strategic approach, and being analytical you know how to assess risk and be financially savvy. You feel comfortable in a stand-alone role being accountable for your own results but being a part of the team gives you as much joy. 

In this role, it is a must to be living in Belgium and to be a fluent Dutch and French speaker. 

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.  

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.  

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete. 

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me a whatsapp message using (+31 615697958). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have. 

We would like to receive your application before March 9th and everyone will get a response. 

Milou van Regteren, Talent Acquisition Specialist 

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now! 

  

About Upfield 

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet. Upfield has a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started. 

We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelve  

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.   

We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table. We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business. We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers. 

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world. 

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