Position Purpose & Summary
The role is providing Risk Management services and products to third parties (collectors/compound feed industries/millers/…) in Europe, successfully delivering on it ambitious growth goals. These services and products aim at developing farmers usage of risk management tools to help them protect against market volatility which may negatively impact their revenue. The position will be the customer contact to sell CASC EMEA LANDEA Risk Management services and products to selected third parties.
50% Interact with current and potential third party customers helping them to understand the value of Landea solutions and how to deploy to their farmer base. This includes: develop trusted relationship with key contacts at customers + provide trainings/coachings of customers staff about Landea services and products + support day to day business with customers
20% Be active in innovation process to develop value adding Landea RM solutions portfolio and related marketing plans. This would include project management development
20% Support Landea administrative processes to ensure 1st class contract execution and superior customer service experience
10% Interact internally with Cargill teams to develop RM culture, and identify RM opportunities from Cargill network.
Minimum Required Qualifications
University degree in Agriculture preferred, Business, Economics or marketing could be a plus
Strong interest for farming activity,
Accepts travels up to 60% of time (Average expected about 30%)
Language skills: French and English (business fluent)
Excellent communication skills to convince and engage those selling our products to farmers
Passionate about the importance of grain marketing in farm’s performance and value for farmers and our partners
Strong listening skills to be able to develop high value customer insights
Diligent and precise in the after sales processes
Basic understanding of commodity markets and hedging opportunities/ needs
Be resilient and endured to further develop Landea with our partners
Be a team player and be willing to take tasks, challenge status quo and champion news ideas.
Be trained on marketing skills
Consultative selling skills
Experience as a marketer in Agribusiness (eg in grains collect, crop inputs, on-farm services…) with successful track record in Discovering and identifying customer needs, Identifying and presenting product (service) features, Customer Relationships Management
Good knowledge and understanding of futures and options markets is a plus
Previous trainer experience is a plus
Language skills: another language is a plus
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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