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Area manager europe F/H

Loire-Atlantique Reference : TFNRZE23
Area manager europe F/H
Date of publication : August 29, 2023
Type of contract : CDI
Location : Loire-Atlantique (44)
Company : Techna France Nutrition

TECHNA, the Nutrition & Health Expert serving the agricultural production sector for over 50 years, relies on strong, innovative technical expertise and a large network of international subsidiaries to meet the technical, economic and environmental challenges of its partner customers.

Joining TECHNA means committing to an ambitious collective entrepreneurial project!

It also means taking part in the major challenges of feeding people while preserving natural resources, and combating climate change through technical solutions applied to animal production.

Job description

As part of the strengthening of our export sales team, we are opening a position for an Export Manager for the Europe Zone F/H.

You will join a team of 8 people: a Sales Director, 4 Export Area Managers and 3 Area Managers for France.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will sell our range of products and services on the export market to feed manufacturers, mineral processing companies, integrators, distributors, etc.

As such, your main missions are as follows:

  • Develop the sales strategy for your geographical area. Manage and monitor your customer portfolio.

  • Prospect for new customer accounts. 

  • Monitor the competition and market expectations, with a view to developing our product and service offering.

On average, the Export Sales Manager is on the road 30 to 40% of the time.

Profile required

With a higher education in Agri/Agro or Sales (Business School, IAE,...), you have at least 5 years' experience in sales, ideally in a company in the animal nutrition sector.

You are fluent in English and French, and are used to frequent international travel. Fluency in another foreign language would be appreciated.

You are a person who enjoys human and intercultural relations, and you know how to be persuasive in a customer relations context.

Your interpersonal skills enable you to coordinate the work of several departments. You are also recognized for your prospecting and negotiation skills.

Why join Techna ?

We offer you the means to develop professionally within our structure through :

  • A remuneration package: fixed salary + variable remuneration

  • 45 days' teleworking per full year worked

  • 9 days' RTT per full year worked

  • Luncheon vouchers worth €9 per day worked, paid 60% by the company

  • A profit-sharing bonus

  • A family health insurance scheme with a remaining expense ratio of less than 10%, paid 70% by the company

  • A company life : sport, convivial events, in particular via a dynamic CS

  • An integration program that takes into account the following dimensions: Group - company - team and workstation

  • The possibility of becoming a shareholder in an independent group.

Recruitment process

The recruitment department will contact you for an initial telephone or video interview.

During a second interview, this time in person, you will meet the Sales Director, accompanied by a representative from the HR department.

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