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  • Posted: May 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environme...
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    Functional System and Solution Manager

    About the job
    Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

    Job Purpose and Impact

    Functional System & Solution Manager will help build and maintain customer relations with our strategic accounts that typically involve an international partner or major global accounts. We seek a professional who will support the development of processes to identify and contact prospective customers, building relationships to generate future sales and repeat business. In this role, you will assess our customer needs and suggest appropriate products, services and solutions.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Lead existing sales, maintaining close relationship on multi levels with customers
    • Develop new sales opportunities by new product introduction and growing the customer base
    • Monitor customer and competitor activity and industry trends.
    • Drive the implementation of a strategic plan for Maghreb region to meet current and future business requirements.
    • Provide and coordinate technical support to the customer base.
    • Coordinate sales activity with Product line and Marketing Dept. to drive new opportunities in Maghreb especially in the area of functional system and solution
    • Achieve annual sales plan of volume, price, profit and product mix.
    • Participate in regular status and strategy meetings with customers' senior management to understand and meet their needs.
    • Develop new accounts to Introduce Cargill Functional System & solutions.
    • Complete reports and administration requirements in a timely manner.
    • Coordinate customer’s project trials locally.
    • Monitor Account sales performance (monthly/quarterly/annually) and provide strategic project updates to line management.
    • Execute sales plans with strategies to protect, grow and diversify relationships with targeted customers.
    • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
    • Have a clear understanding of customer and country regulatory requirements/changes and regularly inform business line manager



    • Minimum 5 to 10 years of Sales/Account Management experience within the food ingredients industry.
    • Degree in Food Science & Technology or related disciplinePositive attitute, collaborative working ability, proven interpersonal skills.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Cargill on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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