Business Development Manager Food Testing Western Australia

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Business Development Manager Food Testing Western Australia

  • Perth WA, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing. In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Eurofins Food Testing Australia is actively expanding its footprint and constantly adding exciting new laboratory services dedicated to the Australian food industry. With its team of highly dedicated and skilled individuals and from its state-of-the-art facilities in Western Australia and Victoria, Eurofins Food Testing is set up to deliver world class laboratory testing with the best service.

Job Description

The Business Development Manager Food Testing Western Australia will be building and delivering on an ambitious growth strategy in Western Australia, working hand-in-hand with our well-established laboratory team and facility in Perth, with strong support from the Eurofins group.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES & OBJECTIVES:

  • Develop and implement a sales strategy for the market that meets our long term ambitions
  • Participate in building the sales and marketing budget
  • Initiate and coordinate marketing plans as needed
  • Initiate and coordinate development of action plans to expand market share in existing markets and penetrate new markets, and monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts
  • Represent the company at appropriate association meetings and trade shows
  • Engage relationships with and convert new customers to Eurofins, and ensure existing customers are engaged and well supported by the Eurofins teams with continuous improvement
  • Actively assist with the resolution of any customer complaints if they arise
  • Provide information to and collaborate actively with the Senior Management Team and all Eurofins teams (other business development managers, laboratory and technical teams…) within and outside the Business Line to facilitate sales activities and generate cross-selling opportunities
  • Act in accordance with the Eurofins Code of Ethics, Health and Safety requirements, and all other relevant policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • Experience leading sales or managing customer accounts in a food laboratory environment or in the food industry is a requirement.
  • Proven successful track record in business development.
  • Appetite for the next career step and further opportunities for professional growth and new challenges.
  • Eagerness to challenge the status quo, with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Engineering or Science qualifications and/or university master’s level qualifications, will be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of standard office applications, especially MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel. General knowledge about IT systems and production control, will be an advantage.
  • Experience as an advanced user of a CRM tool will be an advantage

Additional Information

Full-time position

Extensive in-state travel, and additional national travel from time to time

This opportunity is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Australia, and already have work rights or an appropriate working visa.

Business Development Manager Food Testing Western Australia

Business Development Manager Food Testing Western Australia

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