Key Account Manager Wholesale UPRO Belux - Upfield

Key Account Manager Wholesale UPRO Belux

The role 

We are growing and are looking for a Key Account Manager Wholesale Belux to join our Sales team. You have the opportunity to unlock Plant Power within the Belux Foodservice  market. As KAM Wholesale you will be responsible for local and national wholesalers. As KAM Wholesale in Upfield you will have an exciting opportunity to own your customer plans and build strong customer relationships in order to grow our business. You will be accountable for planning, managing, and executing the business we have with our wholesale customers. 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Establish and secure a great relationship between Upfield and the customers. 
  • Identify the needs of our customers and translate those needs in according customer value propositions. 
  • Develop Joint-Business-Plans in co creation with key wholesalers. 
  • Show our customers our category and consumer knowledge. 
  • Secure world class launches and distribution of new products and assortment. 
  • Secure profitable sales with triple win (end-user, wholesaler and Upfield). 
  • Work in cross-category teams with marketing, category management, supply chain and finance to drive business performance 
  • Continuously evaluate and follow up on the business with our customers. 
  • Secure internal and external administration in close co-operation with our sales operations team. 

Key Requirements 

  • By preference a proven trackrecord as AM in Foodservice Wholesale. 
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member. 
  • A willingness to perform in a role that covers a broad spectrum of responsibilities – both hands on and strategic. 
  • Entrepreneurial, energetic and driven mindset. 
  • You are pragmatic, problem-solving and looking for initiative. 
  • Ambitious and eager to learn. 
  • A customer focused attitude. 
  • Great communication and presentation skills. 
  • Strong negotiating skills. 
  • Good understanding of business financials and analytical skills. 
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • Fluent in Dutch, French and English. 

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.

We have the hybrid working model and we are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

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.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.

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